Welcome to Thompson & Morgan’s gardening blog


We are in the midst of somewhat dark and difficult times. Newspapers, social media and television constantly reminding us of the troubles that loom uneasily around us. Every day seems like a battle. And yet, there is one battle that continues to fly beneath the radars...

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Weaving the Garden Tapestry

There can be much more to a beautiful garden than masses of flowers.  Although a ‘sea of colour’ border is spectacular it may be fleeting in beauty, and can lack definition through the seasons if it has no underlying form or structure.   Putting together the shape and...

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6 Lawn Care Jobs To Do This Spring

Spring is an important time in the lawn care calendar.  In order to help your lawn recover from the stresses of winter you’ll need to give it a bit of TLC. If you get your lawn care jobs done in spring, it’ll look fantastic heading into the summer. When to Start...

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Top tips for healthy houseplants

Have you always thought how nice it would be to liven up your home with a selection of stunning houseplants? If you don’t know which plants to choose or how to keep them alive, we’ve got just the information you need to turn your home into an indoor oasis. We asked...

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Perfect gardens: tips for growing veg

Decided to try to grow your own? Growing veg in your garden takes less effort than you might think and is a cost-effective way to enjoy delicious herbs, fruit and vegetables.  To help you take your first steps, some of our favourite gardening bloggers have kindly...

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Top tips for allotments

Winter is the perfect time to plan your allotment. And with a little help, you can grow more than ever before. We asked our favourite bloggers for their top tips. Whether you’re an allotment newbie or a seasoned plotter, here’s plenty of golden advice... How to plan...

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Tips for growing flowers in your garden

Flowers bring colour, texture and scent to our gardens and provide a welcome source of food for pollinators. With a little patience you can grow many flowers cost-effectively from seed. Short of time? You can also create an instant flower border in just a few hours...

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Garden design tricks that make a big statement

If you’re dreaming up big plans for your garden in the New Year and you’re looking for clever ways to create dramatic impact, we can help. We asked our favourite British garden designers for their top tips on how to make a big statement in your outside space. Here’s...

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