£1 Bucket 2019

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  1. HarryS

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    A few of us use the £1 bucket as plant pots for starting of some of our larger plants. I use mine for large Canna rhizomes.
    For a supplier of these I got 3 from Wilkos yesterday, not bad quality . I am sure other stores will be selling them at £1 or near , if you know of them.
     
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      I could do with some buckets had to squeeze / force a dahlia into a 10 litre pot last week, keep meaning to pop into wilko seem to have some decent stuff
       
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      I bought 4 large buckets from b&q last spring for the final 'pot' for toms, I think they were only £1, just drilled 5 holes in the bottom, cheaper than equivalent size real pots.:smile:
       
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        I use b&q builders buckets ( holes drilled ) for my toms and such like, they're ideal :dbgrtmb:
        I must admit I put my foot down at orange though and only buy black :heehee:
         
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          Loki , I had a couple of B n Q orange buckets at £1. They are a bit garish . Wilkos are a nice shade of grey . Asda has black £1 buckets as well.
           
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            Doubt if you'll find any for £1 in 19,000 years time
             
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              I have every faith in Wilkos :biggrin:
               
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              I have corrected the title of this thread and its taken years off me :heehee:and all I can get is those orange buckets ,have I been tango'd or what;):smile:
               
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                By then their name will be shortened to W.:biggrin:
                 
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                  [email protected] buckets are bright orange. All my buckets came from Homebase before it closed down. They were being sold for 70p

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                  If you arrange your pots properly you can keep your buckets and hide them at the back. Nobody would be any the wiser.

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