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Many of us are familiar with the fashionable globe shaped alliums that are planted in autumn as bulbs and bloom in spring and early summer.  However, in recent years a newly bred type of allium has begun to become available which is treated more as a herbaceous perennial.  Will this become the future of Alliums?[…]

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I am very happy to introduce this scrumptious new breeding in gooseberries which is an excellent addition to the kitchen garden or allotment for the following reasons:- Plump, rounded, juicy fruits with a delicious flavour. Powdery mildew can be a destructive problem when growing gooseberries.  These varieties have displayed a remarkable resistance to powdery mildew.[…]

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  Here I would like to introduce you to some of the best Geraniums (strictly called Pelargoniums) that have been bred in recent years. They are a little bit special and differ from our traditional Zonal Geraniums. Below are some of the fantastic qualities I see in them:- Delightful bicoloured blooms repeatedly throughout summer when[…]

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White flowers add brightness to the dingiest of corners.  Whole borders and even gardens have been based around white flowers against a foliage background of green or grey.  The most famous perhaps is the White Garden created by Vita Sackville-West at her home, Sissinghurst Castle in the Weald of Kent in England. In this part[…]

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I’m proud to introduce to you a world exclusive to Thompson and Morgan in 2021, straight from their own breeding by Charles Valin, the stunning Sweet Pea ‘Three Times As Sweet’. This gorgeous plant is the very first modern Grandiflora tri-colour variety to be on the market, and one that you can be one of[…]

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The Albert Bartlett business began in 1948 selling beetroot. Later Albert and his sons moved to Airdrie, Scotland where they led the way in carrot crops. Albert’s passion for quality produce remains to this day, being a world renowned grower of potatoes throughout the U.K. and in America. Their reputation for excellent varieties has reached[…]

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