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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 »

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 »

National Garden Scheme – It started as a hobby

National Garden Scheme – It started as a hobby

It all started as a hobby 30 years ago and now we’re opening our garden for the National Garden Scheme for the 5th year running! The garden behind the house… Read more »

TomTato®

TomTato®

We were extremely happy to be selected as a TomTato® trialler for Thompson & Morgan. To grow an innovative and inspiring plant is such a great opportunity and I am… Read more »

Our Summer Display – by Pam Gray

Our Summer Display – by Pam Gray

I am really looking forward to writing some blogs for Thompson & Morgan and as this is my first piece, I will tell you a little bit about our garden… Read more »

A new season at my allotment

A new season at my allotment

A new season in a new growing year. Spring, my favourite time of year. This will be my sixth season at my allotment in Southampton. It is eleven rods long,… Read more »

High value, low cost plants Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’

High value, low cost plants Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’

Of all the garden plants which give high value for a small financial outlay, one of my favourites has to be Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’. For the price of a packet… Read more »

Sunshine and sowing seeds

Sunshine and sowing seeds

I made the most of the sunshine on Sunday morning, busy sowing my tomato and chilli seeds, I love this time of year when it gets busy with seed selection… Read more »

Gardening on a budget

Gardening on a budget

In his first blog post for Thompson & Morgan, gardener Richard Laker writes about the challenges of gardening on a budget… My name is Richard Laker, I am (just) the… Read more »

Cheese, Sage and Onion Savoury Scones

Cheese, Sage and Onion Savoury Scones

Cheese, Sage and Onion Savoury Scones I realise these scones sound a little odd and festive but they are really tasty! Good for a snack hot with salted butter or… Read more »