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By Heidi6

Bridgend, United Kingdom Gb

I bought some shake and rake boxes of seeds (very cheap) for a summer garden. Has anyone used these and are they successfull? Just wondering if I'm wasting my time!?



You might as well have a go, I am sure that they will gove a nive display.

There is no harm in trying.

20 Mar, 2011


I used one of these several years ago to fill a border up quickly, it did the job,but some of them self-seeded, and i was pulling them out for a few years afterwards

20 Mar, 2011


Thanks both! I have same problem you had Derek, I have lots of large borders that need filling! Last year I bought bedding plants but it cost me a fortune as I had to buy so many. I have planted lots of small shrubs....but it will be a few years until they fill out my borders. So I'll give the shake and rake a go and hopefully fill in the gaps.

20 Mar, 2011


I "shaked and raked" yesterday! (Or should that be "shook and rook"?) I'm hoping for a good fill up in a pink flowerbed.

20 Mar, 2011


Its quite exciting isn't it Beattie wondering how it will turn out?! Lets hope we have some good results.

20 Mar, 2011

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