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'How Many Plugs To A Pot'

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

to judge how many plants to use per hanging basket or container, so we've put together a table of our most popular bedding plants, showing the quantities you'll need for the best display! Plant spacing When looking at how many plants to put in a hanging basket or how many plants to put in a pot you…

Top 10 Plug Plants

…healthy young plants, raring to grow once potted up or planted into their final positions. There are plenty of plug plants to choose from but if you need some inspiration take a look at our pick of top ten plug plants for a quick, easy and reliable display. See our How we grow and send your plants…

How to grow fuchsias

…period. How to care for fuchsia plants in winter Half hardy fuchsias tend to be grown as annuals in many UK gardens, but can be easily overwintered in a dry, frost free greenhouse during the coldest months. Many of the most popular fuchsia cultivars for hanging baskets and patio pots are half…

How to grow bedding plants

…flowers but there are so many more annual plants on offer to add height, scent or texture to your garden. Growing bedding plants is easy with our comprehensive guide. For more information about winter bedding plants, read our 'Top ten winter bedding plants' article. How to use bedding plants A…

Pests & Diseases | How to Prevent and Control Pests & Diseases

…themselves, so how do you know whether your plants were eaten by a slug or a lily beetle? And just what is the difference between downy mildew and powdery mildew? As our Facebook and Twitter followers have asked us so many questions, we decided to bring all of the answers together to share this…

How We Grow and Send Your Plants

…Competitions * How we grow and send your plants How we grow and send your plants and seeds Innovative new packaging for our plugs Exclusive to Thompson & Morgan, the new cartridge plug system®PAP allows us to grow the large bulk of our mail-order plug plants by a method identical to commercial…

What to do in the garden in February

to mound mulch up around the trunk. In the greenhouse * • Don't be tempted to sow too many seeds this early in the season - they may become leggy due to low light levels. Later sowings will catch up and grow just as fast. * • For better seed germination, invest in an electric propagator to

Botrytis | Pests & Diseases

…Beginners * Glossary of Gardening Terms * 'How to' Gardening Guides * News * Video Library Botrytis - Diseases Commonly asked question(s): - How do I prevent botrytis on my pansy plug plants? How do I prevent botrytis on my pansy plug plants? If it is confined to just a few plants then destroy those…

Gardening Videos for Beginners

…videos for beginners to help you get the best from your garden. How to Grow Plug Plants Plug plants need to be 'grown on' before they can be planted outdoors. Learn how to pot up and grow plug plants with this simple video. View the video here... How to Grow Potted Plants Potted plants are well…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 8th February 2013

…root will emerge at this point. After the second winter a shoot should emerge too. Once the roots of the seedlings have filled the pots you can pot them on to slightly bigger containers filled with loam-based compost such as John Innes No.1 or 2. Best of luck Abi, we'd love to hear how you get on.

Facebook question

…they have germinated and the true leaves have appeared but how do I pot them on to grow stronger to plant out. Any tips and help please. Answer: Hi Matthew. It’s best to prick out seedlings into module trays to allow them to grow on. To prick out your seedlings, carefully loosen the compost…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th October 2013

…and flavour of your sweet corn cobs! I hope this helps, let us know how you get on. Name: Liz Blue Question: Advice needed please on what to expect of the 72 perennial plug plants that I received from you recently. All are potted on and being looked after on cool, light but not too bright indoor…

Facebook questions Oct 29th

…greenhouse. Answer: How disappointing, but this may have done you a favour in the long term. Young trees should be limited in their fruit production to allow them to grow and establish a strong framework of branches during the first 3 years. It is common for many fruit trees to undergo a ‘June…

Top 10 Gardening Articles & Guides

…Gardeners... Water Saving Tips There are many ways to save water in the garden, which will help the environment and save you money! Read our tips for saving water. View our Water Saving Tips... Money Saving Tips Read our money saving tips to find out how to make your money go further in the garden,…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 19th October 2012

…chips or straw just to protect them from the worst of the weather. Best of luck, Steve. Name: Craig Mason Question: What's the best tasting tomato to grow in an unheated greenhouse. Thinking what to grow in 2013. Answer: That's a tricky question Craig - there are so many to choose from! Our most…

Top 10 Greenhouses

…provides is invaluable. Just think how much earlier you could start germinating seeds, or maybe you would like to grow some of the less hardy plants available. Better still, a greenhouse offers a dry sheltered spot for potting and sowing, or maybe just to drink a well earned cuppa while you…

2012 Garden New Year's Resolutions

…be to keep a closer eye on plug plants and pot them up at the right time - my Zinnias and broccoli were stunted this year because they became too root bound! I also need to use the cold winter nights to plan what I want to grow next year. Last summer, by the time I realised what I wanted to grow…

Gardening for Beginners

…sizes, making it fun to create your perfect pot of plants! We've put together some of our favourite plants to show you how easy it can be to create your own patio container designs. View our Patio Container Designs... Helpful Hints & Tips... Water Saving Tips There are many ways to save water in the…

Top 10 Winter Bedding Plants

…a bit different! It's easy to order your bedding plants online. Choose from our large range of bedding plant plugs for sale. Take a look at our Top 10 favourites below for lots of winter bedding plant ideas. For more information read this helpful article on how to grow bedding plants. 1. Pansies…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 15th April 2011

…some ideas, Josh. Name: Stephen Muddell Question: Any tips to slow down growth of my Begonia Lotto plugs received today? I only have a windowsill to grow them on, in trays of small pots, and previous years T&M have had the facility to request late delivery (ie late April) but apparently this…

Facebook Question and Answer session 10th August 2012

…in a pot for a while then it may be pot bound or have run out of nutrients. Remove it from the pot and check to see whether the roots are congested. If so, then a larger pot is required. Gently loosen the roots with your fingers and repot the plum into its new home. Don't be tempted to use ordinary…

Frequently Asked Questions

…for you as you need to confirm a password that is unique to you. Please following the instructions below for 'How do I create an account?'. Back to top Product Information How long can the plants stay in their packaging? We would recommend that all our products are potted on as per the cultural…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th September 2011

…However if you received your plants as plug plants then they are probably half hardy and will need winter protection. If they are planted in the ground then you will need to gently dig them up taking as much of the root balls as you can, and replant them into pots of multipurpose compost. Water the…

Thompson & Morgan | Facebook Question and Answer Session 26th July 2013

…your runner beans for many years, but the last couple of years some of the beans reach the top of sticks, form beans, then start to go yellow and die, despite well watered. This applies to pots as well as in the garden, can you advise please? Answer: Hi Dot, sorry to hear about your bean plants.…