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Garden centres to stop selling neonicotinoid pesticides

Garden centres to stop selling neonicotinoid pesticides

Neonicotinoid pesticides taken off the shelves… Bee numbers have been in serious decline for some time now and neonicotinoid pesticides are thought to have contributed to the worldwide fall in… Read more »

National Chip Week – 18th-24th February 2013

National Chip Week – 18th-24th February 2013

It’s National Chip Week and what better time to think about ordering potatoes? Potatoes are easy to grow and extremely satisfying – and you don’t need a massive garden to… Read more »

Gardening to be taught in schools

Gardening to be taught in schools

Gardening is set to be taught primary and secondary schools as part of the National Curriculum from September 2014, according to news reports. For many years now campaigns have been… Read more »

Poetry corner – Veg Verse by Kate Williams

Poetry corner – Veg Verse by Kate Williams

Kate Williams is a published performance poet, specialising in humorous poetry for gardeners. Her ‘Veg Verse’ collection is all about the ups and downs of gardening, from slugs and bugs… Read more »

Thompson & Morgan shortlisted for Grower of the Year 2013 awards

Thompson & Morgan shortlisted for Grower of the Year 2013 awards

Thompson & Morgan is delighted to be shortlisted for the Grower of the Year 2013 awards This prestigious event is run by Horticulture Week and highlights the achievements of businesses… Read more »

Move over marigolds.. ..new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

Move over marigolds.. ..new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

It’s time for those traditional bedding favourites such as marigolds, salvias and petunias to step aside. There are some new kids in town and they’re about to show they mean… Read more »

Do you grow your own? BBC Two needs you!

Do you grow your own? BBC Two needs you!

Do you grow your own fruit, veg and flowers and do you know what to do with them? Are you the complete kitchen gardener? Producers at BBC Two are creating… Read more »

Tree lily® challenge for Thompson & Morgan staff

Tree lily® challenge for Thompson & Morgan staff

Staff at Thompson & Morgan have been set the challenge to grow the best tree lily®! Those of us who have signed up have been given 3 tree lily® bulbs… Read more »

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 100-year gnome ban lifted

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – 100-year gnome ban lifted

The RHS has announced that its 100-year ban on garden gnomes is to be lifted! To mark the centenary of the Chelsea Flower Show, celebrities have been invited to decorate… Read more »

Win plants in our new prize draw

Win plants in our new prize draw

Win Petunia ‘Purple Tower’ plants and a climbing frame worth £20.98 in our new prize draw! This competition is now closed. Please visit our main competitions page for more chances… Read more »