Thompson & Morgan

What to sow and grow in September

…seeds in pots now and keep in a coldframe. * • Sow Violas in a cold frame and plant out in the spring. * • Sow Lupins, Aquilegia, Aconitum and Hollyhocks in a coldframe now and plant out next spring. * • Enjoy the silvery spiky foliage of Eryngium and Echinops by sowing in pots…

Facebook Question and Answer session 10th August 2012

…of blue and purple flowering varieties to choose from. Try a fairly vigorous variety such as Geranium 'Rozanne' or G. pratense 'Midnight Blues'. Aconitum is also fairly slug resistant and will generally cope on clay soils, although it isn't particularly long flowering. You should also be aware that…

Poisonous Flower Varieties

…* Laburnum (Laburnum) * Leopards Bane (Doronicum) * Lily of the Valley (Convallaria) * Lupin (Lupinus) * Marsh Marigold (Caltha) * Monkshood (Aconitum) * Morning Glory (Ipomoea) * Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla) * Periwinkle (Catharanthus) * Pheasants Eye (Adonis) * St John's Wort (Hypericum) * Spurge…

Climbing Plants for Walls and Fences | Plants for a Purpose

…susceptible to this. Plants for north and east-facing walls Climbing plant Wall shrub Suitable for containers Flowering period Extra features Aconitum hemsleyanum (Climbing Monk's Hood) Akebia quinata (Chocolate Vine) Berberis Celastrus orbiculatus (Oriental Bittersweet) Chaenomeles speciosa…

Everlasting Flowers

…tissue and seeds and then dried and bleached in the sun or with Hydrogen Peroxide. Name Type Method Acanthus HP Air Drying Achillea HP Air Drying Aconitum HP Desiccant Alchemilla HP Air Drying or Glycerine or Moisture Allium HP Dried Seed Head Amaranthus HHA Air Drying or Glycerine or Moisture…

Plants for different soil types | Plants for a Purpose

…Camellia Shrub Hydrangea Shrub Lilac (Syringa) Shrub Mahonia Shrub Pyracantha Shrub Rose Shrub Sambucus Shrub Vitis (Grape Vine) Shrub Weigela Shrub Aconitum Perennial Aster novi-belgii Perennial Astilbe Perennial Astrantia Perennial Bluebells Perennial Calamagrostis Perennial Carex elata Perennial…