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Success with Thompson & Morgan

Success with Thompson & Morgan

There is nothing we love more than hearing customer success stories and seeing your delightful gardening photos via our Facebook and Twitter pages. So, when we got this letter from… Read more »

It takes two – Fuchsia planting partners

It takes two – Fuchsia planting partners

The world is your oyster when it comes to choosing companion plants to go alongside your fuchsias. The seasonal tender types blend so well with other summer bedding plants that… Read more »

Rob’s Allotment

Rob’s Allotment

This week’s been a real challenge on the allotment. Not only have we had some lovely sunny afternoons up here in Sheffield, but we’ve also had frost, rain and wind…. Read more »

April Fools

April Fools

Thompson & Morgan April Fool a bridge too far, but Ipswich Station is set to sizzle this summer with begonia basket display. Covering a 1km road bridge with hanging baskets… Read more »

Bridge in Bloom! Orwell crossing gets secret spring makeover

Bridge in Bloom! Orwell crossing gets secret spring makeover

Drivers, walkers and river users around Ipswich are set for a brighter journey this spring. Marking 160 years at the forefront of mail order supply to home gardeners, we have… Read more »

Growing a fuchsia standard

Growing a fuchsia standard

Growing fuchsia standards is not as difficult as it might appear. Fuchsia standards have a clear main stem topped with a dense head of foliage created through pinch pruning and… Read more »

National Gardening Week 2015

National Gardening Week 2015

The words ‘national gardening week’ spark so much excitement and ideas in my mind. National days have somewhat become a novelty, It is always national something. National flower day, national… Read more »

The good the bad and the ugly – update from the greenhouse

The good the bad and the ugly – update from the greenhouse

Hello Everyone, When I started this blog in January, I promised you the good, the bad and the ugly. Unfortunately, this month is the bad and the ugly. Things had… Read more »

Head-to-head with Firecracker

Head-to-head with Firecracker

I think Polyanthus Firecracker is well-named–its’ flowers really create a crackling, fiery red and yellow contrast.  Each plant has flowers with slightly different markings and petal ‘frilliness’.  Firecrackers hail from… Read more »

Hardy Fuchsias – By Caroline Broome

Hardy Fuchsias – By Caroline Broome

I think hardy fuchsias are the unsung heroes of the shady garden. I have had the same fuchsia Magellanica Alba shrub for nearly twenty years. It came with us when… Read more »