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Spring spruce up begins in Church Lane

Spring spruce up begins in Church Lane

Customer trial panel member Caroline Broome has had a busy weekend, getting ready for spring. At last we have had a fine weekend and I’ve been making the most of… Read more »

Young plants – taking the fuss out of gardening

Young plants – taking the fuss out of gardening

Young plants – what’s all the fuss about? The world has changed so much over the last 20 years and we seem to have less and less leisure time. Thankfully,… Read more »

T&M raises over £1000 for EACH charity

T&M raises over £1000 for EACH charity

During November and December 2013 and January 2014, staff at Thompson & Morgan took part in the EACH £50 challenge – and raised over £1000! The challenge itself was to… Read more »

Favourite scented plants, voted by RHS members

Favourite scented plants, voted by RHS members

The RHS conducted a survey in spring 2013, in which it asked its members for their favourite scented plants. Traditional flowers such as sweet peas, hyacinths and honeysuckle topped 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 »

Top 10 summer bedding plants

Top 10 summer bedding plants

Summer bedding plants don’t all have to be petunias and marigolds! As well as the more common bedding plants there are a huge range of annual bedding plants you can… Read more »

The seedy side of rose growing

The seedy side of rose growing

The seedy side of rose growing By Jane Scorer I’m rose-obsessed and I admit it! I love them all, from the teeny, weeny miniatures to the towering giants, and my… Read more »

Preparing for 2014 – potato blight

Preparing for 2014 – potato blight

We are in an area which suffers yearly with potato blight (Phytophthora infestans) and once you have had this terrible potato disease in your allotment or garden then it seems… Read more »

Exciting career opportunities within Thompson & Morgan

Exciting career opportunities within Thompson & Morgan

Exciting career opportunities within Thompson & Morgan Thompson & Morgan, which has been based in Ipswich since 1855, has grown to become one of the UK’s most successful horticultural seed… Read more »

A successful year at Driftwood

A successful year at Driftwood

2013 was a very successful year for gardener Geoff Stonebanks and his garden, Driftwood! It saw his garden related charity fundraising top the £32,000 mark in just 4 years, for… Read more »