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Ajuga (Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea)

This is brilliant ground cover. Coloured leaves through out the year then a mass of small blue flower spikes.



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Sid
Sid
 

Agreed - I only got some last year and it's been a joy!

28 Apr, 2009

 

I'm going to lift some of this and position else where as it is really good do'er.

28 Apr, 2009

 

it is stunning and excellent for supressing weeds i have this and the varigated one too i propergate them and sell on ebay - you get a never ending suply of cuttings really easy - and seem to sell like hot cakes. :-)

29 Apr, 2009

 

The adverts at the side of the page sell this for about 5.99
This is such an easy plant to grow. I shall start potting some up.

29 Apr, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

I accidentally pulled a bit off mine last autumn, almost chucked it on the compo, but then thought I might as well pot it up as it had a bit of root and I was planning a carboot this spring - well, it's completely outgrown its 3" pot by about 4" all round and has a flower spike right in the middle! Bet s'one will snap it up straight away :-)

29 Apr, 2009

 

I spent ages today potting on loads of different seedlings. Tomorrow I will be potting up some Ajuga.

29 Apr, 2009

 

Well worth doing, last year i made a killing on ebay with this and white violets, i knocked loads of them out, just kept digging them up in the garden and potting up another tray and another tray, - infact it's safe to say i payed for most of my garden projects last year with these little plants :o)

30 Apr, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

That's great Ang! My little trees sell, but I've never found the perennials sell very well unless I put them on on a silly low price.... hoping to do a carboot next week tho.

30 Apr, 2009

 

I do sell them at low prices Sid, - just sell lots of them. people don't want to pay huge prices because of postage costs, unless what you are selling is very hard to come by anywhere else. unusual varieties go well - like my geranium cuttings and seeds are good cos you can offer them free post. i find that i do very well on multi sales - and sell plants when they are small so that they only cost a couple of pounds to post. it's a lot of messing about for little money, I know i'll never get rich from it, but i enjoy the propergating and the post office is not far - and in with the bonus it gives me a bit of spare cash to spend on more plants :-)

1 May, 2009



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