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Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

It’s been quite a week for gardening news, read our update here… New Facebook game aims to protect ash trees from ash dieback A new Facebook game  has just been… Read more »

Gardening news – National Allotments Week, butterflies and nitrogen

Gardening news – National Allotments Week, butterflies and nitrogen

In this week’s gardening news we’ll be talking about National Allotments Week, the effect of weather on butterflies and a new technique to enable plants to source nitrogen from the… Read more »

Growing your own cut flowers

Growing your own cut flowers

Who doesn’t love a jug of flowers on the kitchen table? When students arrive I pop warm muffins and a pot of fresh Fairtrade coffee on the kitchen table next… Read more »

Spring-summer customer trials update – Caroline Broome

Spring-summer customer trials update – Caroline Broome

Caroline Broome has been busy growing dahlias, petunias, fuchsias and many other plants as part of our customer trial panel. Read on for her latest update. In an email to… Read more »

Thompson & Morgan supplies flower bulbs for ‘Spruce up Sproughton’

Thompson & Morgan supplies flower bulbs for ‘Spruce up Sproughton’

Thompson & Morgan was recently contacted to provide a number of flower bulbs for ‘Spruce up Sproughton’, a local community project. The 6-month project to improve the safety and overall… Read more »

Gardening news – acute oak decline, slugs devouring wildflowers

Gardening news – acute oak decline, slugs devouring wildflowers

Snippets from this week’s gardening news stories… Big Butterfly Count Butterflies’ dwindling numbers have been in the news a lot recently and we also posted a few articles on how… Read more »

Tulip ‘Cupcakes’ christened online

Tulip ‘Cupcakes’ christened online

Tulip ‘Cupcakes’ christened online Tweeter names world exclusive collection A chance arrangement of tulips has led to the launch of an exclusive new mix by the UK’s most successful horticultural… Read more »

British blackcurrants – the home-grown superfruit

British blackcurrants – the home-grown superfruit

Labelled as the ‘mini marvel’, British blackcurrants are possibly one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. They’re packed full of vitamins and minerals and have many health benefits. Modern… Read more »

A rose by any other name

A rose by any other name

Something appears to have happened in my garden. All of a sudden, it is full to bursting with roses – some of which are just in bud, some in full… Read more »

Long-service awards for dedicated Thompson & Morgan staff

Long-service awards for dedicated Thompson & Morgan staff

Employees clock up 165 years – long-service awards for dedicated Thompson & Morgan staff A group of employees from Thompson & Morgan is this year celebrating a combined total of… Read more »