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The alluring flowers of this delightful new breeding caught my eye the moment  I saw them. The flower shape is completely unique in Begonias. Ideal for patio containers, window boxes and hanging baskets, the cascading stems will cover the edges of baskets and containers providing a glamorous summer long display. For years the growers have[…]

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  As soon as I saw this plant in the catalogue I fell in love with it.  Busy Lizzie ‘Wild Romance’ is in my opinion the best double flowered Busy Lizzie on the market.  But what is different about it? We have had double flowered  Busy Lizzies available for many years.  Well this one is[…]

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Polianthes Tuberosa (Tuberose) is a half hardy, deciduous,  tuberous perennial native to Mexico. It’s main attraction is it’s glorious scent.  The essence of the flowers is used to produce some of the world’s finest perfumes. It is reputed to be the most scented bulb of all. The delicious scent is strongest in the evenings. Erect[…]

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  Following its success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May, Thompson & Morgan’s in-house-bred sunflower, SunBelievable™ ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ has won even more awards and accolades. Proving hugely popular in the US, the new sunflower was awarded the Retailers’ Choice Award at the FARWEST Show in Portland, Oregon, as well as the 2018 American[…]

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Watering plants manually during dry spells is time-consuming as they should be “deep-watered” so the water penetrates to the roots, but is essential to keep them alive and well. Wafting water over the foliage of a plant may make you feel virtuous, but does nothing for the plants! Plants that have been in the garden[…]

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‘Summertime and the living is easy’ and stylish, and luxurious.So now that the weather has thankfully taken a turn for the sunnier, it’s time to take all that entertaining and partying (and even just plain old relaxing) that we do so well outside. The rise in open-air entertaining has been one of the key UK[…]

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Are you an all-out, bigger-is-better barbecue chef, cooking for dozens? Or an understated, less-is-more type? Perhaps you prefer propane to hot coals?   British Summer Time (BST) is taking its toll. Evenings are drawing out and the weather continues to improve, and long may it last. With that in mind, National Barbecue Week has descended[…]

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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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