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Gardening news – sparrows, winter bedding, legionella outbreak

Gardening news – sparrows, winter bedding, legionella outbreak

In this week’s gardening news we bring you an update on sparrows, winter bedding and a recent legionella outbreak… Sparrows helped by wild(er) gardens Sparrow populations have stabilised after many… Read more »

Top 10 winter bedding plants

Top 10 winter bedding plants

Top 10 winter bedding plants As summer draws to an end it’s an ideal time to be thinking about winter bedding plants for cheerful colour during the coldest months of… Read more »

TomTato® – harvest potatoes AND tomatoes from the same plant

TomTato® – harvest potatoes AND tomatoes from the same plant

World exclusive TomTato® Harvest potatoes AND tomatoes from the same plant Thompson & Morgan announces another major horticultural breakthrough. Specially hand-grafted plants producing potatoes AND tomatoes are now available to… Read more »

Gardening news – autumn planting, bees and butterflies

Gardening news – autumn planting, bees and butterflies

Autumn planting is the big topic in this week’s gardening news! Plan it, plant it this autumn The ‘Plan it, plant it this autumn’ campaign run by the Horticultural Trade… Read more »

Top 5 flower and vegetable seeds recommended by our experts

Top 5 flower and vegetable seeds recommended by our experts

Sue Sanderson and Colin Randel, two of Thompson & Morgan’s experts give their top 5 flower and vegetable seeds for the new season… Flowers Sue Sanderson is Thompson & Morgan’s … Read more »

Daffodils – plant them now for the best blooms

Daffodils – plant them now for the best blooms

Plant daffodils now for the best spring displays A colleague heard Alan Titchmarsh talking about planting daffodils in August on his radio show at the weekend and was a bit… Read more »

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 »