List/Grid Author Archives: Michael Perry

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Walk around any neighbourhood during the summer and you’ll see plenty of glorious Hydrangeas. They’re one of the most tough and durable shrubs for a European climate. They’re also available… Read more »

Hanging baskets – Getting it right!

Hanging baskets – Getting it right!

Getting hanging baskets right doesn’t have to be a great effort. All too often I see such poor, forgotten hanging baskets outside people’s homes, which probably started off looking good,… Read more »

The Suffolk Show 2014

The Suffolk Show 2014

The Suffolk Show 2014 will be taking place on May 28th and 29th at Trinity Park, Ipswich. The Suffolk Show has become the county’s largest 2 day pop-up family event… Read more »

The Chelsea Roundup

The Chelsea Roundup

After all the buzz of setting up, last minute polishing and- for some- the clinking of champagne glasses, Chelsea Flower Show exhibitors can now sit back and rest… well almost!… Read more »

My visit to Chelsea Flower Show

My visit to Chelsea Flower Show

It’s the day after my visit to Chelsea Flower Show! My feet are still aching, and my mind is still spinning with new plants and fresh garden designs. The whole… Read more »

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 runs from 20 – 24 May. You cannot deny that the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the pinnacle of any horticultural calendar. Although it… Read more »

The vegetable revolution

The vegetable revolution

There’s a vegetable revolution going on, one which is set to change the face of allotments, and engage a whole new audience. It’s rainbow veg! Get on board with the… Read more »

Young plants – taking the fuss out of gardening

Young plants – taking the fuss out of gardening

Young plants – what’s all the fuss about? The world has changed so much over the last 20 years and we seem to have less and less leisure time. Thankfully,… Read more »

My jungle trek for the Alzheimer’s Society

My jungle trek for the Alzheimer’s Society

On November 16th I leave the UK to trek 100km across the Costa Rican jungle for the Alzheimer’s Society. My Nana, who gave me my crazy thirst for plants, gardening… Read more »

A week in the life of Thompson & Morgan’s new product development manager

A week in the life of Thompson & Morgan’s new product development manager

It’s a busy time for us at Thompson & Morgan, here’s a taster of a typical week at work for me! Monday After a few days off, it’s back in… Read more »