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A Slice of the Good Life

I can't resist a bargain, this pretty buttercup yellow Kalanchoe houseplant was reduced from £4 to 40p in our local shop - now that's what I call a bargain.  A few other 'sale' items I have picked up just recently


Two large hanging baskets for this years Tumbling Toms reduced to £7
A metre long Grow Cover reduced from £30 to £10
A mesh cloche for £5 reduced from £15
and a propagator for £5 from £15

You just have to be in the right place at the right time, and if you are lucky you find a new pair of wellies for £4.



I also picked up a great book in the sale at our local garden centre

which is full of really useful information from growing to cooking, preserving to making your own products.  So although I have had a little spending spree the total cost didn't actually amount to very much and I am delighted with all my purchases.

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  1. A woman after my own heart...I too love a good bargain. You got a few good ones there!

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  2. All worthwhile bargains! Flighty xx

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  3. Get those bargains girl! You did good. LOL!
    I love your yellow Kalanchoe. I have 3 that are 2 years old and they have never rebloomed. How do you get yours to rebloom? Do they need to spend time in the dark for a while?

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  4. I love a bargain too. I don't know why, but it's always a lot more satisfying when you get a good deal. I do like that Kalanchoe, by the way.

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  5. Excellent bargains there. But those Wellies are just to 'die for'. LOL. Love them.

    Hope your winter is going quickly and we can get back to gardening soon.

    Diane

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  6. Lucky you Elaine, nothing beats a bargain, well actually thats not quite true is it cause had it been free it would have been even better but heh it is so wonderful to get a real bargain and I have to say the wellies and book were! BTW I do hope when the wellies are full of mud and god knows what else that you won't show them off from your draining board?

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  7. Who doesnt love a good bargain! Some good ones there. Bet the shops over stocked on the wellies thinking we would have a really bad winter again! Still, good news for those wanting some.

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  8. Not only a great gardener, you are a superb bargain hunter and shopper as well! Love the wellies!

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  9. Great bargain hunting. I like those Wellies.

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  10. Great bargains, especially the wellies. I'd love to find some here for that price.

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  11. That's a great haul! Particularly the wellies.

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  12. I love those wellies!!! That book looks interesting too. Thanks for sharing your bargains, now I want to go find that book and some cute gardening boots.

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  13. Hey I now have wellie envy!! Great bargains girl:~)

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  14. Some great bargains - gotta love a bita discount! I know I do.

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  15. I like bargains, too. And I am so drawn to blooms at this time of year I have to be careful. I have often regretted my purchases afterwards. Your sunny kalanchoe is very beautiful!

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