Just Planted: Woodend

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This Woodend garden Myles designed, was planted about four months ago with mainly tube stock. Already it is starting to take shape after an unforgiving summer.

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The benefits of using tube stock in a large mass plant-outs like this is the reduction in cost.  Also, tubes adjust to the environmental conditions in most cases better than the more mature plants.
Bank on a higher loss rate though, as they are more susceptible to changes in climate because their root systems are not as established i.e. a heat wave or too much water.

As with choosing your plant varieties, the size of stock requires careful consideration.  So choose wisely!