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Three Ways to Get Cheap Plants | Fill Your Border for Bargain

Can you believe it’s just starting snowing? And there was I thinking that spring might soon be on the way. It seems that garden centres and plant supplies think so too, for catalogues keep arriving, trying to entice me to buy. Also, many of the bargain homeware stores that sell plants seasonally are beginning to stock garden stuff, so it’s worth keeping your eyes open!

On My Oasis – New Plants

You’ll have heard me say this time and time again; I’m a plant hoarder. I just love pretty things. Fluffy flowers. Leaves that are a tapestry of veins. Tiny plants, squat plants, giant, towering, soaring plants. Buy them, plant them, squish them in wherever there’s a space. I’ve long given up trying to achieve that ‘designed’ look with a small palette of both colour and planting. I try to… Continue reading

On My Oasis – Why I Love Winter Plant Shopping

Okay, so if you’ve ever been to a plant nursery in the depths of winter, you know you probably won’t find a lot. After the obscene mass of Christmas trees have left the building, you’re pretty much left with sparse trees and shrubs, a few winter pansies, hellebores and a scattering of dormant plants. However, if you have a good rummage around you’ll probably find a ‘clearance‘ section.… Continue reading


I'm Geoff, and I'm a plant hoarder.

Like magpies collect bright shiny things, I can't resist plants. An exquisite flower, soft ferny foliage or a beautiful majestic tree - I love them all!

Here, I'll indulge in all things flora and share my passion. Join me as I develop my garden and hoard more plants without apology.