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Beat the slugs

Article by Carol Bartlett, of The Sunday Gardener Slugs are officially the gardener’s No 1 enemy. Turn your back for a gardening moment, and these tough-skinned terrestrial molluscs will completely shred new shoots and tender lettuces. Given that they have neither...

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Growing summer flowers for cutting

Article by Nic Wilson of dogwooddays As spring arrives and temperatures start to rise, my thoughts turn to flowers. And not just flowers to be enjoyed in the garden. I’m talking about those grown specifically for cutting, to allow me to bring a little of that colour,...

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Grafted veg – The advantages of going that extra step

Last year we at Thompson & Morgan started to sell grafted vegetable plants such as tomatoes and cucumbers; this year we have extended the range to include melons and watermelons too! Too much trouble? So why graft a plant that’s only going to be around for a season or...

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10 Brilliant Bird Watching Blogs

Whether you’re a committed twitcher, a seasoned birder or an occasional birdwatcher, following a selection of birding blogs is an excellent way to keep up with bird news and events and meet like-minded people. We’ve scoured the Internet to bring you ten brilliant...

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From Rake To Bake – Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Welcome to my Baking Blog. Each month will feature an in-season fruit or vegetable dish to make with a little bit of grow-your-own information on the side. April is perfect for making Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Cabbage. It's one of those leafy green vegetables that are...

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T&M’s new relationship with the National Trust

We are delighted to announce an exciting new relationship with one of the largest conservation charities in Europe: the National Trust.  With more than 200 gardens in the National Trust’s care, there is a natural synergy between the Trust’s nature ambitions and our...

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