Selecting the right plants for your garden can be a daunting task, especially when there are so many to choose from.

We’ve put together a few ‘top 10’ lists of our best-selling patio plants, hanging basket plants, evergreen shrubs and crops for pots.

Choosing the right plants for your garden

Fuchsia ‘Giants Collection’

Top 10 patio plants

These plants are perfect for growing in containers on the patio, but will be just as happy in a flower bed or border. Fuchsia ‘Giants Collection A’ includes five stunning trailing fuchsias and is great value for money.


Choosing the right plants for your garden

Geranium ‘GeRainbow’

Top 10 hanging basket plants

Geranium ‘GeRainbow’ is the best in its class for trailing geraniums and looks simply stunning in a hanging basket. These low-maintenance plants are perfect for beginners and experienced gardeners alike.


Choosing the right plants for your garden

Daphne ‘Eternal Fragrance’

Top 10 evergreen shrubs

Evergreen shrubs are essential plants for every garden, adding interest in the winter months when gardens are generally looking a bit bare. Daphne ‘Eternal Fragrance’ is a compact variety that just keeps on flowering. Plant it in a container next to a door where you can appreciate its heady fragrance.


Choosing the right plants for your garden

Tomato Tumbling Tom Red

Top 10 crops for pots

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a vegetable patch or an allotment to grow your own vegetables. All these vegetables can be grown in containers on the patio and some in hanging baskets too, which is great if you’re a bit short of space.

Rebecca Tute

Rebecca works in the Marketing department as part of the busy web team, focusing on updating the UK news and blog pages and Thompson & Morgan’s international website. Rebecca enjoys gardening and learning about flowers and growing vegetables with her young daughter.

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