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Gerberas, sometimes known as Barberton Daisies or Transvaal Daisies, have always been an attractive plant, but in the past they have been best grown in a warm greenhouse.  That is until the Garvinea series of Gerberas were bred and came to the market.  Garvineas have proven to be hardy plants in UK conditions. They are[…]

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It is practically unheard of to garden in the cottage garden style without including at least one Honeysuckle. Lonicera periclymenum ‘Fragrant Cloud’ is a particularly profusely flowering variety with a heavenly scent. The deep pink spidery blooms have a contrasting beige interior. Copious flowers appear from June to September. After flowering the red berries that[…]

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Some like it hot, even when the weather’s not. The rise of owning a hot tub and using your garden space all year round is a popular trend which is set to continue in 2019. The luxury of having a hot tub at home is the ultimate way to relax in style and there’s certainly[…]

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Thompson & Morgan published their first seed catalogue in 1855 and has since grown to become one of the UKs largest mail order seed and plant companies. They are also one of the few mail order companies to have their own breeding programme based in Suffolk. They have already had outstanding success with the introduction[…]

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Most of us have a kitchen waste wheelie bin, but not all kerbside collections accept garden waste – and even if you have a garden waste wheelie bin too, why give away all that potential nourishment and energy for your garden when you could make your own compost? It’s not hard to start composting, you[…]

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