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Sweet Chilli Relish

Sweet Chilli Relish

A relish generally consists of fruit or vegetable pieces within a sauce and a superb way to make use of those spare fruit and veg in your garden. There is… Read more »

Sowing Sweet Peas

Sowing Sweet Peas

Whilst relaxing with a book I studied my garden, my book was slowly losing its appeal! I realised how bare my garden not only looked, but felt. It is strange… Read more »

National Gardening Week 14th -20th April

National Gardening Week 14th -20th April

RHS launched National Gardening Week three years ago and has since grown into the country’s largest celebration of gardening. With a variety of events, there will certainly be something for… Read more »

Thriving at Driftwood

Thriving at Driftwood

In this, my latest blog for Thompson & Morgan, I am going to bring you up to date with the trial products here at Driftwood that were delivered between September… 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 »

World’s first electricity-generating sunflower!

World’s first electricity-generating sunflower!

Thompson & Morgan’s horticultural innovators who won the Plant of the Year at the Chelsea Flower Show 2012 and introduced the amazing TomTato® have done it again! They have now… Read more »

All is finally moving in the garden

All is finally moving in the garden

March 2014 As March has been so mild all in the garden is moving at long last, but care still needs taking as the soil is still quite wet and… Read more »

Weekend project – making a bird bath

Weekend project – making a bird bath

Inspired by a photo of a homemade bird bath I’d seen on Pinterest a while ago, I decided to put the pile of bricks at the side of my house… 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 »