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Thompson & Morgan have done it again!  They have launched their latest world exclusive plant breeding success.  Sunbelievable is a truly phenomenal new sunflower.  Like no other sunflower, Sunbelievable flowers continuously from June until the first frosts.  In trials, plants were still blooming in late November.  Incredibly, over 1000 flowers are produced on each plant[…]

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I have written in my previous article on tulip mixes about my great admiration for writer and broadcaster Sarah Raven and the way she mixes colours.  I may have neglected to mention that I also admire her aptitude as a plantswoman and her ability to offer from her mail order website a mouth watering array of[…]

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  Many of us use Violas as an annual in our winter and summer containers and baskets.  They are however strictly a short lived hardy perennial.  They are suitable for rockeries (hence they are often sold from  the alpine section of the nursery), containers, gravel gardens and border and path edges.  They prefer moist but[…]

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