List/Grid Tag Archives: customer trial panel

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 »

February 2014 – an update on plants surviving the winter

February 2014 – an update on plants surviving the winter

A short update regarding a couple of plants which are still surviving the winter now in to February. Geranium ‘T&M’s Choice Mixed’ F1 Hybrid & Petunia ‘Easy Wave’ I have… Read more »

End of season in the allotment

End of season in the allotment

Another growing season draws to an end, well just about. I have been down the allotment this morning and I am still getting crops from beetroot, leeks, cauliflower, parsnips, chard,… Read more »

Garden past its best, time for composting

Garden past its best, time for composting

Some things in the garden are now past their best and will need composting or cutting back if I don’t need the seed heads. I normally have the greenhouses empty… Read more »

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson

A day’s filming with Richard Jackson I live in Bournemouth which is quite a mild gardening climate, although of course we have had some really bad winters over the last… Read more »

Bumper crops and fabulous flowers

Bumper crops and fabulous flowers

What a fabulous year I’ve had with T&M plants, as you might be aware we open for the National Garden Scheme and by appointment anytime between May and September, which… Read more »

A busy summer at Driftwood

A busy summer at Driftwood

Well, since I wrote my first blog back in March this year it’s been a very busy summer at Driftwood, both from a visitor and from a Thompson & Morgan… Read more »

Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery

Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery

Petunias and a bit of plant snobbery We all have opinions about plants, some we like, some we do not. We may regard some plants as rather garish, maybe too… 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 »

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 »