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(Please don't kill me for using the C-word) - festive pots?

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shovetheholly Thu 11-Jun-15 08:43:42

I am wearing my flak jacket for this one. I am aware of the perils of mentioning the C-word (Christmas) in June!

However, I'd like to do some pots for people this year. My BIL's partner is a super fella - really, really talented and arty and always makes everyone lovely Christmas presents by hand showing his love and care. I always feel like I haven't made enough effort.

So this year I am doing everyone a winter POT!

But what to put in it? Spring bulbs are one thing - but what else, to give structure and some leafiness in December? Now I have a greenhouse I can think about growing some things from cuttings or seeds. But if I'm going to do that, I need to get moving!

LetThereBeCupcakes Thu 11-Jun-15 13:52:50

My C-Word pot has a dwarf conifer in the middle (the thriller), Trailling ivy around the edge (the spillers) and cyclamen filling up the gaps (the fillers). Remember - you need a thriller, the spillers, and the fillers.

However, I think you should give everybody a Bokashi Bin instead. grin

shovetheholly Thu 11-Jun-15 14:22:35

Thriller, spiller, and filler! Love it!

But silly Cupcakes. They all already have bokashi bins OF COURSE.

When my Dad unwrapped his present and found the Bin of Wonder inside, there was a moment of wide-eyed surprise. Bordering on shock, I would say.

I was like "I know, I know, you can't put how you feel into words. Don't try. You're welcome!"

wink

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