Sowing Sweet Peas National Gardening Week 14th -20th April Thriving at Driftwood
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 »

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

Enjoy the blooms and bring in the harvest

August 2013 August has arrived and the weather has continued to be glorious, although the odd days we have had showers of rain have been most welcome. I am still… Read more »

Pea Alexandra – huge plants, bumper crops!

Pea Alexandra – huge plants, bumper crops!

Hello all you happy gardeners! Well we’ve all had some fab weather and doesn’t it show in the gardens? The flowers and veg like to feel the warmth on them…. 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 »

Harry Cook – wildflower planting in our area

Harry Cook – wildflower planting in our area

Update 30th July – see photos at the end of this post! Harry Cook, Thompson & Morgan trial panel member, and his wife Pat are members of It’s Your Neighbourhood… Read more »

Petunias – customer trial panel update

Petunias – customer trial panel update

I love petunias but with last year’s awful weather I was reluctant to grow them this year – I did not want to have another year of soggy flowers. As… 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 »