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Companion Planting Collection - 18 Plants

Marshalls

Catalogue Code: 1080-7504

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NEW for 2022. Companion planting can help your veg plants to thrive by deterring pests and attracting pollinators. This collection of popular companion plants adds colour and scent to the veg plot too! The collection contains 6 plants each of Nasturtium, Garden Mint and Marigold.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 6 plants of each Nasturtium, Garden Mint and Marigold. 18 plants in total

Description

  • Companion planting can help deter pests and attract pollinators
  • Flowers add colour to vegetable gardens
  • Easy to grow

Companion planting - planting two different plants together so that they benefit each other - can help your veg plants to thrive by deterring pests and attracting pollinators. This collection of popular companion plants will add colour and scent to your veg plot too!

The collection contains 6 plants each of:

  • Nasturtium 'Ice Cream Sundae' – Nasturtium Ice Cream Sundae creates a spectacle with flowers that change colour from yellow to red as they mature. Perfect for pots and hanging baskets.
  • Garden mint – Mint is a must-have plant in any herb garden, loved for its aromatic leaves with their distinctive sweet scent and flavour. Bees love the flowers in summer too.
  • Marigold Mix – This colourful mix of French marigolds makes a big impact in pots and borders. They’re great in veg plots too, attracting pollinators and repelling aphids.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your super plugs in plug trays in a box. These are designed to keep your plants secure and to prevent damage in transit. Super plugs need to be potted on before planting out.

Can’t plant straight away?

If you aren't able to plant your seedlings out straight away then ensure they stay moist. You can place your plugs on a saucer or tray of shallow water so they are able to stay hydrated. Aim to have your plugs potted on within 3 days.

Potting seedling plugs on: On arrival place your plug trays in shallow water to allow them to soak ensuring the rootballs are moist. Use the end of a pencil or a narrow dibber to gently tease your plugs out of their trays. Choose potting on pots approximately 3 inches in diameter to plant your plugs on. Fill the pots with quality potting on compost and tap down until level. Use your pencil to make a hole in the top of the compost and place your plug plant in, gently pushing around the base of the plant. Repeat this process for all of your plugs and then place them in a tray and thoroughly water with a watering can using a fine rose to prevent the compost from being displaced. Grow your plants in a cold-frame, large sunny windowsill,  or greenhouse. Water every 2-3 days and more frequently if sunny to prevent drying out.

Hardening off: Once your potted on plants reach a good size and are ready to plant out in their final location, the first step is to harden them off before moving them outdoors permanently. This involves simply placing them outdoors during the day and back undercover at night to allow them to get accustomed to the lower temperatures. Once they have been hardened off for a week your plants should be ready to plant out in their final location.

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