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Plants on trial – a sneaky peak

Plants on trial – a sneaky peak

I have always been a fan of over the top, in your face bedding displays and every year I plant out hundreds of plants in beds, pots and baskets. Over… Read more »

Raspberry ‘Ruby Beauty’™ – knocking out traditional varieties

Raspberry ‘Ruby Beauty’™ – knocking out traditional varieties

Raspberry ‘Ruby Beauty’™ is an innovative concept that allows you to grow raspberries on your patio. This space saving raspberry retains its sweet flavour, which we’ve come to expect from… Read more »

Gardening Competitions

Gardening Competitions

Summer is the prime time for your plants as they will be looking their very best. Beautiful blooms of Buddleja Buzz™, turbo-charged trailing fuchsias and shimmering metallic Begonia ‘Garden Angels’… Read more »

Lessons learnt from a beginner gardener – 18 months on

Lessons learnt from a beginner gardener – 18 months on

In December 2012 I wrote my first blog for Thompson & Morgan, all about my first year as a grower of vegetables. Time has passed by rapidly and I have… Read more »

Watering your garden when you’re on holiday

Watering your garden when you’re on holiday

Summer is here and correct me if I’m wrong, but the weather is being quite well-behaved so far. The occasional storm is actually a positive for the plants, giving them… Read more »

Blackcurrant bushes

Blackcurrant bushes

Blackcurrants add an exceptional flavour to many culinary dishes and are common ingredients in jams, yoghurt’s, sorbets, summer puddings and many more. If you have any blackcurrant recipes we would… Read more »

August Flowers in Bloom

August Flowers in Bloom

How to get the most out of your vegetable plot

How to get the most out of your vegetable plot

You don’t need a huge garden to grow your own food, as you can grow vegetables in containers and flower borders. There are so many health benefits to growing your… Read more »

How to prune wisteria

How to prune wisteria

Did you know that august is the perfect time to give your wisteria a summer prune? Wisteria is the quintessential climber for the English cottage garden. A well-grown wisteria is… Read more »

Small garden? Dont panic!

Small garden? Dont panic!

If the plant bug has bitten you, and you’ve filled your garden already, then you need to think; ‘what do cities do when they run of space..?’ Answer: they build… Read more »