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'Hardy Outdoor Orchids'

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 10th January 2014

…pots for the time being. Use a loam based compost such as John Innes No.2. You can stand the containers in a cold greenhouse or sheltered position outdoors to protect them from becoming too wet. By the time the warmer spring weather arrives they will have rooted in to their pots and can then be transferred…

Top 10 Spring Flowering Bulbs

…majestic, upright flowers are simply magnificent. Although they are often grown in pots on the windowsill, Hyacinths are surprisingly hardy and well equipped for outdoor cultivation. Try Hyacinth 'Midnight Mystique' for its enigmatic black flowers. 7. Winter aconite Despite its name winter aconite flowers…

How to plant and grow bulbs, corms and tubers

…Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs * Lily Bulbs * Tulip Bulbs * Other Flower Bulbs & Tubers * Flower Seeds * Special Offers * Half-hardy Annual Seeds * Hardy Annual Seeds * Perennial & Biennial Seeds * Cosmos Seeds * Marigold Seeds * Nasturtium Seeds * Petunia Seeds * Poppy Seeds * Sunflower Seeds…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Session 22nd July 2011

…unfortunately there aren’t any evergreen fruit trees that will survive outdoors in the UK, although if you have a heated greenhouse or conservatory you can grow a small citrus tree. Olive trees are evergreen and reasonably hardy although may not survive the extreme weather we’ve had in the last few…

Michael Perry's Gardening Blog March 2012 - Bulbs

…over loads of different snowdrops (no yellows!), dwarf iris, fritillaria and even pleiones. Now, pleiones are one of the easiest orchids to grow and are hardy outdoors too. They look so exotic and can even be grown on the windowsill. We hope to extend our range in the very near future. In terms of…

What to do in the garden in March

…growth. Remember to wear gardening gloves to protect from thorns. * • Sow your flower seeds now so they are ready for planting out in June. * • Hardy annuals can be sown directly into the soil. Alternatively sow them in pots or module trays for planting out later in the spring. * • Begonia tubers…