Brassicas and winter veg masterclass: best expert content

Kale 'Midnight Sun' from T&M
With excellent frost hardiness, this is a fantastic plant to grow when fresh garden produce is scarce!
Image: Kale ‘Midnight Sun’ from Thompson & Morgan

Do you want ideas for second crops to extend your vegetable growing season beyond summer? Or perhaps you want to know what vegetables to plant this autumn and overwinter for the spring? 

We’ve sourced some of the best independent content from the internet to help you sow your own brassica and leafy green seeds. These experienced garden bloggers share expert advice on growing broccoli, kale, chicory, kalettes and more. But if you’ve missed the boat for seeds, brassica plug plants are a great option too. Here’s everything you need to know to successfully grow wonderful winter veg. 

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Ferns masterclass: best expert content

ostrich fern from The Garden Collection
Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit, Ostrich Ferns are ideal for shady borders
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If you love ferns and want to fill your garden with their calming, green and delicate fronds, we’ve sourced some of the best independent content from the internet to help you succeed. With advice on where and how to plant them, feeding, dividing, pruning and even suggestions for new varieties to try, these experienced garden bloggers have a wealth of knowledge to share. Here’s everything you need to know to grow your own fabulous ferns.

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Bedding plant masterclass: best expert content

Petunia 'Easy Wave Ultimate Mixed' from Thompson & Morgan
Plant Petunia ‘Easy Wave Ultimate Mixed’ for bright splashes of colour
Image: Petunia ‘Easy Wave Ultimate Mixed’ from Thompson & Morgan

Do you want a spectacular display of bedding plants in your garden, pots and hanging baskets? We’ve searched the internet to find the best independent expert advice on bedding plants and annual flowers. Here’s everything you need to know to choose, grow and care for these incredibly popular and colourful plants.

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Fruit masterclass: best expert content

Raspberry 'Little Sweet Sister' from Thompson & Morgan
Try growing Raspberry ‘Little Sweet Sister’ in containers on the balcony for early crops of deliciously sweet fruit
Image: Raspberry ‘Little Sweet Sister’ from Thompson & Morgan

Do you want to grow fresh fruit in your garden, allotment or balcony? We’ve brought together a wealth of expert videos and articles to help you choose the best fruit plants to grow so that you can harvest bumper crops of delicious produce. Everything you need to know to start growing fruit is here, whether it’s classic berries and currants or exotic melons and kiwi fruit.

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Perennials masterclass: best expert content

Nurserymans Choice Seasonal Perenial Border from T&M
Perennials brighten up all beds, borders & containers
Image: Nurserymans Choice Seasonal Perenial Border from T&M

Perennial plants are the trusty stalwarts of our beds, borders, and containers. Thriving for many years before they need renewing, they’re a vital part of every well-designed planting scheme. To help you get the most from your perennials, we’ve searched the internet to bring together this comprehensive list of excellent blog posts and YouTube videos. Here are some top tips from expert gardeners who, when it comes to perennials, really know their stuff.

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