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  The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has awarded 124 RHS Medals to the gardens and floral exhibits in the Great Pavilion at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (22-26 May) sponsored by M&G Investments, with Chris Beardshaw scooping Best Show Garden for The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC. The garden showcases a secure and[…]

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THOMPSON & MORGAN TAKES FIRST AND THIRD PLACES FOR RHS CHELSEA PLANT OF THE YEAR Hydrangea Runaway Bride® ‘Snow White’ Sunbelievable™ ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ Thompson & Morgan is thrilled to announce that its entry Hydrangea hybrid Runaway Bride® ‘Snow White’ has today been awarded the prestigious accolade of RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the[…]

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FIVE THOMPSON & MORGAN ENTRIES SHORTLISTED FOR RHS CHELSEA PLANT OF THE YEAR Thompson & Morgan is proud to announce that FIVE of its seven entries into the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year competition have today been shortlisted. T&M’s Head of Horticulture, Paul Masters, commented this afternoon from RHS Chelsea Flower[…]

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Even the most prestigious of gardens would lack lustre without a sprinkling of summer containers to bring colour and beauty to the garden at times when other plants in the garden are either past there best, or their season is yet to come.  There are a huge variety of plants to choose for your containers,[…]

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Celebrating 60 years of charitable giving by the Garfield Weston Foundation, the Weston Garden is totally recyclable and accessible to all – a real highlight in the Great Pavilion Winner of eight gold medals and three Best in Shows, Tom Stuart-Smith last created a show garden at RHS Chelsea in 2010, and this year he[…]

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  Paeonias are the supermodels of the floral catwalk.  Their stunning beauty is something that even the greatest dress designer would surely fail to imitate in their summer collection.  Their star performance is sometimes fleeting but forever memorable.  Here we talk about the herbaceous perennial varieties, which die right back in the winter, as opposed[…]

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Thompson & Morgan and RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up for a ‘Floral Fantasia’ this summer   Thompson & Morgan and RHS Garden Hyde Hall team up to create a fabulous garden for an event this summer, aptly named Floral Fantasia. Thompson & Morgan is transforming an area of the well-known RHS site near Chelmsford[…]

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Mulching simply involves adding an extra layer of material to the surface of your soil. The benefits of doing so are as follows:- Retains moisture in the soil Suppresses weeds Protects soil structure in heavy rain and excessive foot traffic Moderates the temperature of the soil and the air just above Keeps crops above clean[…]

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Plants with attractive variegated foliage; plants with leaves that are coloured in shades of red, yellow, orange and black. These generally excite our interest. We tend to love all those colours that shout at you, colours so bright and tangy you can almost taste them! With all this eye-candy vying for our attention that colour[…]

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Calibrachoa MiniFamous® Double PinkTastic is the people’s choice. A PINK-TASTIC PHENOMENON The new Calibrachoa mini petunia ‘PinkTastic’ is set to take pride of place in window boxes, containers and hanging baskets all over the UK this summer, bringing balconies, gardens, terraces and patios to life with its unique, three-dimensional appearance. Not only has the prize-winning[…]

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