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How To Score Affordable Plants

 

Did you know that most nurseries and big box hardware stores have clearance racks for plants that are a bit disheveled? It would take a miracle (or a whole lotta Miracle Grow) for some of the clearance rack plants to survive, but often you can find diamonds in the rough, like this large geranium that was marked down from $22.99 to $11 because the hanger attached to it was broken, and it was kind of smushed on one side.
I didn’t care about the state of the pot since I was planning to transplant it anyway.
It was perfect for the urn on our front path.
 
Geraniums are great for continuous blooming throughout the summer.
Add bedragled clearance rack plants to your containers with other thriving plantings, give them some love and in no time they will be strong and healthy.
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Linda {Calling it Home}

Thursday 5th of June 2014

Great tip. My favorite Japanese Maple was a sad reject on clearance at the end of one season. It is so pretty now.

Elizabeth @ The Little Black Door

Wednesday 4th of June 2014

I just found some clearance trees at lowes the other day. Huge score! Love this series!

Andrea

Wednesday 4th of June 2014

Lisa, I just love this Quick Tip series. I look forward to them every week. Can't wait to pop into Lowe's today and check out the clearance plants!

stephanie at Stephanie Kraus Designs

Wednesday 4th of June 2014

great tip lisa! I will have to look at the clearance rack more often!

Jennifer @ Dimples and Tangles

Tuesday 3rd of June 2014

The clearance rack at Lowe's is always the first place I look! Wish Home Depot did that too. Your urn looks beautiful!