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Thrifty Gardening in Fall

By goldfinch4
November 4, 2013

Look for great deals in fall on gardening tools at end-of-season sales.

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Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
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Cem9165
Nov 3, 2013 8:42 PM CST
Yesterday I went to Lowes to look for plant tags. I decided to check out the sales rack and got some great deals, I got 2 Montauk daisies for $1 each, and 6 "African Irises" (Morea) for 3 dollars each, they had white and yellow.

I never did get the plant tags, I was told they won't have them again till spring, so I ordered them on line.

I try look at the sales rack each time I visit the nurseries in my area. I've gotten many perennials this way, at a good discount, and they may not look like healthy plants initially, but with a bit of love, I've been able to get them to thrive in my garden.
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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Nov 4, 2013 12:53 AM CST
Good deals Annette! I think getting perennials this time of year is great. Like you said, they don't look like much now, but will bounce right back in the spring.
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Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Nov 4, 2013 3:12 PM CST
Fall can be a great time for planting things like shrubs and trees, too. When planting a whole garden for my daughter in Salt Lake City, we waited until the local nurseries were shutting down for the season around the end of October, and got up to 40% off some really nice trees and shrubs. The best deal, though, was on some wonderful apple trees that we found at Home Depot, again in late October. They had originally been $70 and were marked down to $13.99! My son bought three of them, and they all grew and prospered.
Elaine

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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Forum moderator Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Seller of Garden Stuff I sent a postcard to Randy! Sempervivums Sedums Region: Wisconsin Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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goldfinch4
Nov 5, 2013 3:02 AM CST
Wow, now that's a good deal! Thumbs up
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Also stop by Timber Treasures and Garden Buddies on Cubits
Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member Birds Tropicals Hummingbirder Bulbs Region: Georgia
Lilies Irises Peonies Clematis Plumerias Roses
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Cem9165
Nov 5, 2013 7:27 PM CST
Those trees were a great deal Elaine.

I visited another local nursery yesterday, I found Meyer Lemon trees in. 3 gallon pots for $59.99. I was thrilled, I lost my tree grown in a lot earlier this year, and I love this plant for the scent of the blooms, and the lemons are delicious.

I got up to the counter, I'm a member of this nursery's "Play in the Dirt Club", and I had $50 dollars that had added up from the other purchases earlier this year, and I got the plant for <$15, taxes included. My plant is also full of lemons, so it was worth every penny.

I love these bargains at this time of year😁
"Aspire to inspire before you expire"

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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Forum moderator Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Seller of Garden Stuff I sent a postcard to Randy! Sempervivums Sedums Region: Wisconsin Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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goldfinch4
Nov 6, 2013 6:00 AM CST
Hurray! Hurray! Good deal!
Cubits Store: The Sempervivum Patch - plants, containers, accessories!
Also stop by Timber Treasures and Garden Buddies on Cubits
Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
Charter ATP Member Birds Tropicals Hummingbirder Bulbs Region: Georgia
Lilies Irises Peonies Clematis Plumerias Roses
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Cem9165
Nov 6, 2013 8:57 PM CST
Here's the Meyer lemon tree. It has 10 lemons

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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Sages Forum moderator Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Seller of Garden Stuff I sent a postcard to Randy! Sempervivums Sedums Region: Wisconsin Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
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goldfinch4
Nov 7, 2013 3:05 AM CST
10 lemons - what a great bonus! Hurray! Hurray!
Cubits Store: The Sempervivum Patch - plants, containers, accessories!
Also stop by Timber Treasures and Garden Buddies on Cubits

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