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WITH glimpses of sunshine making an appearance, it won't be long before BBQ season is upon us.
But if your garden isn't ready to host family and friends and is in need of a quick and cheap glow up, then look no further than Wilko.
One savvy homeowner named Craig Orchard has told how he's planning to give his outdoor haven a new lease of life thanks to his 10p bargain buys from the high-street store.
Taking to Facebook group Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK, he shared several snaps of the £1.25 'grow-your-own strawberry plants' he nabbed in the sale for just 10p each.
The savvy shopper penned: "Wilko always worth a look at any cheap plants being sold off cheap.
"Got 18 strawberry plants – 10p each yes there not perfect but a good drink and some sun.
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"I'm sure I can pull these round and £1.80 for 18 is better than £1.25 each."
"I think I'm happy for the 10p a plant deal – kids will love planning these and seeing if can get anything from them this year anything is a bonus, even the good Bare Roots plants were three plants for £2.50."
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The post has since been flooded with likes and comments, with many commending Craig on his bargain buys.
"Always pick up unwatched plants cheap," noted one.
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A second penned: "Great buy – I always buy reduced plants with a bit of love they will come good again!"
A third commented: "Great find! Strawberry's are so hardy people underestimate them!"
Meanwhile, a fourth wrote: "I always get reduced plants, feel sorry for them plus I know I can get them back so essentially got a good plant for a very cheap price."
Another added: "Very nice – a good drink they will be fine transplant into bigger pots or hanging baskets and your good to go."
A further praised: "Fab buy!"
And one more chimed in: "I got some from Homebase – reduced to £2 because they were gasping for water.
"Took them home gave them a good soaking. They look pretty good now, new growth starting to come through after a week.
"Have put them in a strawberry planter.
"They are starting to thrive!"
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