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Sedums are a good investment


if you are like me and have sub-standard clay soil
that had its top soil bull dozed off when your house was built. Builders do this to level the land before taking out the footings, then at the weekends the rogues go back in and cart the top soil out to sell at £100 a lorry load.

Sedums dont mind this poor soil, soon spread and form a good solid clump in a border.

Gardeners unite ! Pass on plant varieties that will survive
in bad growing conditions. Will save money for the young ones.

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,I have houseleeks, they are rather cute and spread incredibly quickly

15 Nov, 2014


Saxifraga's also a good filler and manage to survive in all conditions.....

15 Nov, 2014


I've just bought a few for a steep dry bank - haven't put them in yet. You used to see housellks growing on slate foors sometimes - apparently they were believed to keep lightning away...

16 Nov, 2014


I love sedums, I have several in my garden - Sedum Autumn Joy, Angelina & John Creech. They are all rugged, tough with unique characteristics and compliment many other types of plants - hostas for one.

10 Dec, 2014

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