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How to grow hyacinths

How to grow hyacinths

Hyacinths are a popular spring bulb grown for their showy, colourful and highly fragrant flowers. Hyacinth bulbs can be planted in borders, containers and window boxes, looking most impressive when… Read more »

Our top 10 Christmas plant gifts

Our top 10 Christmas plant gifts

Christmas shopping can be stressful, so we’ve put together a list of our top 10 best-selling Christmas plant gifts for you! Whether you’re looking for presents for Mum, Christmas flowers,… Read more »

Gardening news – Great British Garden Revival

Gardening news – Great British Garden Revival

Great British Garden Revival Thompson & Morgan is due to feature in a new BBC show that aims to reignite a passion for gardening by showing viewers how to fill… Read more »

How to store vegetables

How to store vegetables

Which vegetables will store and how long will they keep? This is an annual dilemma faced by many gardeners. Often the need for storage is caused by gardeners being too… Read more »

Competition – how many seeds in this pumpkin?

Competition – how many seeds in this pumpkin?

This giant pumpkin recently broke the UK record for the heaviest specimen at the Autumn Pumpkin Festival in Southampton. The ‘monster’ is now outside Thompson & Morgan’s offices in Ipswich,… Read more »

2013 photo competition winners

2013 photo competition winners

The winners of Thompson & Morgan’s 2013 competition winners have been announced! There were 8 categories to enter this year and the judges had a very tough time deciding on… Read more »

Gardening news – why broccoli is so good for you

Gardening news – why broccoli is so good for you

Eating broccoli may help to slow the progress of arthritis According to new research, the first study into the effect of sulforaphane, a compound found in cruciferous vegetables, on joint… Read more »

UK giant pumpkin record beaten

UK giant pumpkin record beaten

1,520lb whopper wins £1,000 for Dorset farmer Thompson & Morgan handed over a cheque for £1,000 to Dorset dairy farmer, Mark Baggs, at the annual Autumn Pumpkin Festival in Southampton… Read more »

Bramley Apple Pie Week

Bramley Apple Pie Week

Bramley Apple Pie Week (14th-20th October) Despite the slow start to spring, fruit harvests have been surprisingly good this year. Those of you with a glut of fruit will be… Read more »

How to grow TomTato®

How to grow TomTato®

How to successfully grow your TomTato® plants We’ve had an amazing amount of interest in our TomTato® plants and news of the new innovation has spread throughout the world! TomTato®… Read more »