Winter bedding plants are biennial or perennial plants which are planted in the autumn, some flowering throughout the winter during milder spells, before putting on a burst of vigorous growth in the spring. We've listed our 10 best winter bedding plants for a welcome splash of colour in your winter…
If you're looking for winter and spring plants and bulbs for colour or you just want some long-lasting perennials and shrubs or clematis, then now's the time to do it! Pansies, Primroses and Polyanthus come as plug plants and Jumbo plugs. Perennials arrive potted and will quickly establish.
Learn about the best flowers, fruits and vegetables for shade in your garden. See TandM's top tips for designing a shady garden.
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Buddleja 'Buzz'andtrade; is the first Buddleja bred to be a dwarf variety. This dwarf buddleja is perfect for growing in patio pots and containers.
Horticultural questions and answers 22nd February 2013 - topics include: Growing Hibiscus, pruning a hardy fuchsia, repotting clematis, pruning clematis, daffodil blindness, outdoor tomato varieties, growing Bougainvillea in the UK, lily bulbs sprouting early.
Here’s what to plant in September, including flowers, fruits and vegetables. There's still plenty of seeds to sow in September too. If you want to know what vegetables to grow in September, check out our helpful checklists for advice.
Planting bulbs, corms and tubers is an easy way to ensure colourful displays in your garden, particularly in spring before the rest of the garden has woken from its winter dormancy. Bulbs can be planted in containers or borders, and look particularly effective when naturalised in grass. There are…
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When choosing trees for small gardens it is worth considering just how much space you have and which seasons of interest best suit your planting scheme. Trees can bring all sorts of interest to your garden whether through flowers, foliage, fruit or bark; and can create colour and interest all year…
Horticultural questions and answers 4th October 2013 - topics include: Over-wintering variegated Azara serrata cuttings, Azara microphylla not flowering, how deep to plant tulips, planting autumn shallot sets, mutated sweet corn, how to grow perennial plug plants in autumn, over-wintering Azaleas.
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Learn which flower, fruit and vegetable seeds you can sow and grow throughout the year. Get our guidance on which seeds to sow now.
What to sow in October: crepis, hollyhock, oriental poppies, hellebore, wildflowers, winter salad leaves, carrots, windowsill herbs, hardy annuals€¦
Horticultural questions and answers 26th July 2013 - topics include: baby cucumbers shriveling and turning yellow, Fuchsia leaf scorch, when to plant roses and Clematis, plants for full sun and plants for partial shade.
Horticultural questions and answers 11th January 2013 - topics include: New garden ideas, what to do with wet soil, plants for hot dry gardens, pruning apricot, almond and pomegranate trees, forcing hyacinth bulbs for May, potting up miniature roses, how many lilies to plant per container.
These popular spring bulbs produce showy and highly fragrant flowers on neat compact stems. Ideal for growing in containers, window boxes or garden borders, try growing hyacinth bulbs indoors too for fragrant Christmas gifts or simply to brighten up your own home!
View our Chempak Fertiliser Guide to find out which Chempak fertiliser you should use on the plants in your garden and when you should use it.
Horticultural questions and answers 15th April - Topics include: Growing Ginger Lilies, Moving Primroses, Planting up flower pouches, Pruning Buddlejas, Controlling Peach leaf curl.
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Ground cover plants are useful in the garden for covering bare patches of soil beneath trees or shrubs or for covering steep banks where access is difficult. Their roots also help to stabilise soil on steep slopes. Ground cover plants brighten up otherwise dull areas and will suppress weeds, making…
Pansies are well-loved bedding plants and some will flower in winter too. They're surprisingly easy to grow from seed - read our handy guide now.
Looking for instant impact? Here are our suggestions the best shrubs, trees, perennials and evergreen plants to get your garden off to a flying start.
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What plants, seeds, flowers, vegetables to sow and grow in your garden this October
Thompson and Morgan was delighted to read that Gardeners' World experts had given top marks to new vegetable seeds...
Horticultural questions and answers 14th June 2013 - topics include: Mandevilla not flowering, aphids on apple trees, Oleander toxicity, sweet rocket changing colour, ground cover lilies height, controlling lily beetle, yellowing leaves on sweet peas, how to grow lavender from seed, how to prune…
Award Winning Buddleja 'Buzz'andtrade; Names Best New Plant Variety at the 2010 Grower of the Year Awards, Buddleja 'Buzz'andtrade; is the first buddleja to be specifically bred as a dwarf variety. Unlike tradition Buddleja plants that can grow too tall and become unruly, Buddleja 'Buzz'andtrade;…
Take a look at our Thompson and Morgan's top 10 cut flowers to grow at home guide. Make your house colourful and homely by cutting flowers fresh from your own garden with TandM’s guide.
Horticultural questions and answers - topics include: Low maintenance plants for containers, Moving perennials, Moving Magnolias, Peony wont flower, Cyclamen for indoors and outdoors, Fragrant climbers with winter interest.
With our increasingly hot summers drought-resistant plants are becoming particularly useful for gardeners. Find out which drought-resistant plants are right for your garden
Horticultural questions and answers 18th October 2013 - topics include: Clearing a new allotment, raspberry canes overgrown with weeds, planting potatoes in October, bindweed control, egg yolk fertiliser, broad bean rust, broad bean chocolate spot, when to prune honeysuckle, scorched sweet pea seedlings.
What to sow in December: begonia, geranium, antirrhinum, laurentia, cyclamen, windowsill herbs, winter salad leaves, hardy broad beans, exhibition onions€¦
For the very finest sweet pea blooms for cut flowers and exhibiting we are always recommended to sow in the autumn. Bernard Jones explains why and describes the ideal technique.