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Tomatoes masterclass: best expert content

Try Tomato 'Gourmandia' F1 Hybrid for gorgeous texture and flavour, perfect for slicing onto sandwiches Image: Tomato 'Gourmandia' F1 Hybrid from Thompson & Morgan Do you want to grow your own fresh tomatoes? Here’s a collection of the best online content to get you...

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A Taste For The Tropics: Creating A Jungle Garden!

If summer holidays to far-off places feel out of reach right now, maybe it’s time to plan for a holiday at home? Creating a tropical feel on your suburban patio isn’t as far-fetched as it might sound. There are plenty of exotic beauties that will flourish in our cooler climate, but still create that luxuriant leafy feel that will transport you far away on sultry summer days.

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Petunia masterclass: best expert content

This climbing petunia has been trained up an obelisk to create a spectacular focal point Image: Petunia ‘Tidal Wave Improved’ from T&M Here you’ll find the best expert content on raising petunia seeds or growing petunia plug plants. We’ve scoured the web to bring you...

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Fuchsia masterclass: best expert content

Standards like Fuchsia ‘Angela’ make a striking feature on doorsteps and patios. Image: NEW Fuchsia ‘Angela’ (Hardy) from Thompson & Morgan If you love fuchsias and want to fill your borders, hanging baskets, and patio containers with elegant flowers, we’ve scoured...

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Light up your garden with yellow: the colour of the year

Add a sunny pop of colour to your garden with yellow flowers Image: Arum 'Gold Label' from T&M The colour of 2021, Pantone ‘Illuminating’ is a warm and vibrant yellow that brings with it the promise of better times. And what better way to celebrate our hope and...

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Begonias masterclass: best expert content

Try 'Funky Pink' begonias for masses of large, unusually-shaped, double flowers Image: Begonia ‘Funky Pink’ from T&M  Here you’ll find the best begonia-related articles, videos, and Instagram stories from across the web – in fact, everything you need to know to help...

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Geraniums masterclass: best expert content

Ideal for borders, pots, baskets and window boxes, geraniums fill your garden with colourImage: Geranium ‘Tall Dark and Handsome Hot Pink’ from T&M If you love geraniums (pelargoniums) and want to grow your own from seed, cuttings or plug plants, we’ve scoured the...

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Vibrant veg growing blogs

If growing veg is your thing, you’ll love our selection of some of the best vibrant veg growing blogs around. From ingenious folk who garden the smallest of plots, to budding self-sufficiency enthusiasts and smallholders, here we present some of the very best online...

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