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Thriving at Driftwood

Thriving at Driftwood

In this, my latest blog for Thompson & Morgan, I am going to bring you up to date with the trial products here at Driftwood that were delivered between September… Read more »

Making a willow dome seating area

Making a willow dome seating area

On a resent visit to Foxton Locks near Market Harborough, I saw a dome made up of willow with a seat. I was so impressed with it, I thought it… Read more »

Spring is on its way

Spring is on its way

After all the horrendous rain, gales and floods I think I can at last say I believe spring is on its way. The heavy rains have stopped here in Bournemouth… Read more »

Spring spruce up begins in Church Lane

Spring spruce up begins in Church Lane

Customer trial panel member Caroline Broome has had a busy weekend, getting ready for spring. At last we have had a fine weekend and I’ve been making the most of… Read more »

A successful year at Driftwood

A successful year at Driftwood

2013 was a very successful year for gardener Geoff Stonebanks and his garden, Driftwood! It saw his garden related charity fundraising top the £32,000 mark in just 4 years, for… Read more »

February 2014 – an update on plants surviving the winter

February 2014 – an update on plants surviving the winter

A short update regarding a couple of plants which are still surviving the winter now in to February. Geranium ‘T&M’s Choice Mixed’ F1 Hybrid & Petunia ‘Easy Wave’ I have… Read more »

This summer I had great success with my tomato plants!

This summer I had great success with my tomato plants!

In previous years I have grown my tomato plants in grow bags in my mum and dad’s conservatory. I have grown various varieties including; Gardener’s Delight, Golden Sunrise, Beef Steak,… Read more »

End of season in the allotment

End of season in the allotment

Another growing season draws to an end, well just about. I have been down the allotment this morning and I am still getting crops from beetroot, leeks, cauliflower, parsnips, chard,… Read more »

Garden past its best, time for composting

Garden past its best, time for composting

Some things in the garden are now past their best and will need composting or cutting back if I don’t need the seed heads. I normally have the greenhouses empty… Read more »

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson I live in Bournemouth which is quite a mild gardening climate, although of course we have had some really bad winters over the last… Read more »