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Sensory Border Collection is designer to appeal to your senses; combining aromatic, edible, and colourful shrubs with rustling grasses and vibrant perennials.
  • Additional information: Anthony Henn selects the plants to suit each individual border
  • Care instructions: Dead-head as flowers fade and trim to shape if required. See care leaflet and instructional DVD for further details.
  • Feeding instructions: Feed new border with fertiliser provided and water daily for a couple of weeks to help plants take root. As the plants mature they will need less watering.
  • Includes: Biodegradable paper plan, pegs, fertiliser, instructional DVD, pair of gloves and a hand trowel. Plants selected from following range depending on seasonality - Bay, Buddleja, Lavender, Rosemary, Sage, Chocolate Cosmos, Penstemon, Festuca and Pennisetum. They may vary but will be the best available selection to create the desired border style. includes 23x 1L pot plants.
  • Border length: 600.0cm
  • Border width: 60.0cm
  • Special delivery information: After placing your order a Garden on a Roll colleague will contact you to finalize your border requirements and delivery date. Delivery is made within 7 days from order confirmation.

Sensory Border Collection - 6m x 60cm 179561

GBP £240.00
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Sensory Border Collection - 6m x 60cm

Available to order at the service desk in store for home delivery
Available to order at the service desk in store for home delivery
Home delivery within 7 days
Home delivery within 7 days

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A garden border
Before
A garden border with sheet and potted plants
During
A garden border with shrubs planted in soil
After
A garden border with flowering plants
1 year on
Help & advice:

Q: How long will the border-in-a-box-kit take to arrive after ordering?

A: You can expect delivery within 10 to 14 days.

Q: How long does it take to plant a border-in-a-box-kit?
A: Depending on the quality of your soil, a 10 meter border with soil preparation and planting should take around a day.

Q: Should I remove the pots?
A: Yes. We hope to produce biodegradable pots in the coming year, but for now remove pots and re-use them if possible.

Q: Are the plants a good size when they arrive?
A: We supply top quality, well rooted, plants in 1 litre pots which we find establish really well.

Q: How quickly does the paper biodegrade?
A: The paper bio-degrades in 2-3 months and helps to suppress weeds in the mean time.

Q: How often do I water the plants once they are planted?
A: In the spring and summer 3 times a week minimum – once a day would be even better. Especially in sunny, breezy weather.

Q: Do I get exactly what I have seen on the website?
A: The picture is a representation of the plants you may receive but substitutes may be given due to seasonality that give the same 'look'.

Q: What if I want a curvy front edge to my border?
A: Shape the edge to suit by using a hosepipe to get the perfect curve and fill gap with plants.

How to plant your garden border:

Removing the top layer of turf
Step 1
Garden fork driven into the soil
Step 2
Sheet of paper across exposed bed
Step 3
High angle shot of plants on sheet
Step 4
Covering newly planted shrub with soil
Step 5
Close up of a water stream from a watering can
Step 6
Aftercare:
  • When your garden plants arrive, ensure they are removed from the box ASAP, placed outside and watered thoroughly.

  • Follow instructions for planting but please soak each plant in bucket of water for 5 mins before planting so it goes in ground nice and wet.

  • In spring and summer water every other day for maybe a month or so after planting depending on weather. After that three times a week should do and after three months or so one good soaking a week should suffice. It's always best to push a finger into the soil around a plant to check moisture and observe how the plant is looking – this will give indication of whether the plant needs water. You'll get a feel for it soon enough.

  • There should not be too much pruning to do the first year but always remove faded flowers throughout summer to encourage more flowers.

  • In autumn leave old flowers on the plants as it's good for wildlife and looks great on frosty mornings.

  • Silvery and Mediterranean shrubs are best pruned in March to keep bushy.

  • When the mulch paper has rotted down and you start seeing your old soil at the surface keep adding a layer (2-3 cm or so) of compost or organic matter as it's great for the soil, looks good and keeps moisture in the ground.

  • A handful of fertiliser every square meter or so, sprinkled lightly around your plants a couple of times in the summer will help them grow too.


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