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How many plants do I need in a hanging basket or container?

…32 Geranium (trailing Pelargoniums) 10 10 3 5 5 24 20 10 16 Lobelia 10 12 8 12 10 24 20 10 32 Pansy and Viola 10 12 6 10 8 24 20 10 32 Petunia (trailing) 8 8 3 5 5 24 20 10 16 Primrose and Polyanthus 10 10 4 7 7 24 20 10 32 Sweet Pea (trailing) 10 12 5 12 10 24 20 10 32 Verbena (trailing, e.g. Peaches…

Flower & Vegetable of the Year

…in lilac, purple and cream and delightful scent, Sweet Pea 'Prima Ballerina' is the perfect choice for the cutting garden. Bred by one of the world's leading sweet pea breeders and winner of the Fleuroselect Novelty award, these quality sweet peas grow up to 180cm tall and produce masses of blooms…

What to do in the garden in July

…• Dead-head your roses to keep them looking tidy. Leave the flowers in place if your rose produces attractive hips (seed pods). * • Dead-head sweet peas regularly to keep them blooming. Water daily in dry weather. * • Capture seed heads from dandelions and other weeds. Collect them before they get…

Plants for Containers | Plants for a Purpose

…- see below for good examples of architectural plants for containers). Good climbing plants for containers include climbing roses, clematis and sweet peas. Container plants are also great for 'plunging' into your borders to give instant impact. This is particularly useful when a spring-flowering plant…

How to grow potatoes in bags

…Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones * Begonia Tubers * Crocus Bulbs * Daffodil Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs…

How to Grow Plants in Raised Beds

…Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones * Begonia Tubers * Crocus Bulbs * Daffodil Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs…

Top 10 Winter Bedding Plants

…Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones * Begonia Tubers * Crocus Bulbs * Daffodil Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 7th February 2014

…a favourite annual I would have to choose a Sweet Pea mix - a colourful blend of heirloom Grandiflora types with plenty of fragrance such as Sweet Pea 'Heirloom Mixed'. I'm not too worried about the size of the blooms, but I find the scent of sweet peas simply heavenly!

Michael Perry's Gardening Blog April 2012 - Exploring Fragrance

…description from a wine bottle! Then, of course, there are those indescribable fragrances that only come from that special plant. Sweet peas are a key case in point….. as are sweet Williams… now how would you describe them??? Sugary, musky, spicy…??? Tickle your palate! Happy gardening, * Michael…

How To Grow Strawberries

…Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones * Begonia Tubers * Crocus Bulbs * Daffodil Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs…

How to Grow Cucumbers

…Plants * Begonia Plants * Busy Lizzie Plants * Dianthus Plants * Fuchsia Plants * Geranium & Pelargonium Plants * Pansy Plants * Petunia Plants * Sweet Pea Plants * Flower Bulbs * Special Offers * Allium Bulbs * Anemones * Begonia Tubers * Crocus Bulbs * Daffodil Bulbs * Dahlia Tubers * Hyacinth Bulbs…

Plants for ground cover | Plants for a purpose

…(Lambs' Ears) Perennial Thyme Perennial Alyssum Annual Gourds, Squashes and Pumpkins Annual Nasturtium Annual Petunia (trailing varieties) Annual Poached Egg Plant Annual Sweet pea 'Snoopea' Annual Ground cover plants for shade From foliage to flowers there are plenty of colourful ground cover plants…