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It gives me great pleasure to be able to market the latest and most extraordinary breeding from some of the world’s greatest experts, and these varieties are no exception. Growing plants for cut flowers has become all the rage in recent years with perfect examples in gardens such as Sarah Raven’s Perch Hill.  Roses of[…]

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Frosty nights and dark cloudy days mean that at this time of year even the most avid gardener likes to bring their hobby indoors.  This makes houseplants the ideal gift for the gardeners amongst your friends and family. Below we have chosen just a few of our favourite indoor plant gifts from Thompson & Morgan.[…]

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It has long been said that “we eat with our eyes”, and how true. A visually appealing plate of food is far more appetising than one that is not. Also different colours of food contain different vitamins and minerals. For instance green fruit and vegetables contain vitamin C, iron and potassium, red ones contain lycopene[…]

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Igloo Hedgehog House Make your garden a welcoming spot for hedgehogs, with this beautiful Igloo Hedgehog House. Designed to blend in with the colours of your garden, this hedgehog house provides hedgehogs and other small mammals with a safe haven. With a small tunnel entrance and designed for shelter, it has plenty of space inside[…]

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A home filled with the fresh pine fragrance of a real Christmas tree is a treat not to be missed. It is something that an artificial Christmas tree can never replace.  With the deals we have chosen for you below the trees will be delivered directly to you, saving time and effort without forsaking the[…]

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Gardening News

November has crept around which means Guy Fawkes Night will soon be upon us. So, when planning your celebrations for 5th November, don’t just think about keeping indoor animals safe, bear in mind your garden wildlife when celebrating Bonfire Night. With the current restrictions in place due to COVID-19, many people are planning to use[…]

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Many of us will be familiar with Helleborus Niger, the Christmas Rose.  It’s English name however is a bit of a myth as it is rarely in flower before late winter in our gardens. Helleborus Niger Christmas Carol however can be in flower from Christmas through to mid spring. This evergreen, hardy perennial will provide[…]

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A long standing favourite winter flowering plant and an important one for early pollinators, the Hellebores produce their cheery blooms when the skies are at their greyest. There are single and double flowered varieties, some early flowering and some late flowering. The series I want to draw your attention to here are the wonderful Rodney[…]

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Gardening News

Dobies have been supplying flower and vegetable seeds direct to gardeners since 1894, starting in the Chester area, and for over fifty years now, to customers throughout the UK.  Dobies are proud to have been awarded the coveted “Best Buy” Seed Supplier by Which? Gardening with “an impressive 91% of seed producing healthy seedlings”. Dobies[…]

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Our modern, energy efficient buildings such as our homes and offices can often have little air flow.  Because of this, toxins such as formaldehyde and benzenes can build up in the air caused by our furnishings, ovens, carpets and cleaning materials.  Some houseplants, as well as adding beauty to our surroundings, help to remove the[…]

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