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Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 24th February 2012

…Name: Angela Lee-Smith Question: Do Spring bulbs like snowdrops, crocus and Daffodils etc propagate themselves by seeds when grown in the garden. Answer: Hi Angela. Virtually all flowering plants have the ability to reproduce by seed, and will do so if the flowers are pollinated and environmental…

Top 10 Autumn and Winter Flowering Bulbs

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World's Highest Price Paid For Snowdrop Bulb

Thompson & Morgan Buy The World's Most Expensive Snowdrop Bulb On Thursday 16 February at 14:40 after a bidding frenzy of over 30 bidders Thompson & Morgan, the Ipswich based mail order seed company, acquired the world's most expensive snowdrop Galanthus woronowii 'Elizabeth Harrison' for £725.…

How to plant and grow bulbs, corms and tubers

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Top 10 Winter Bedding Plants

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Top 10 Spring Flowering Bulbs

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What to do in your garden to encourage wildlife

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What to do in the garden in March

…Sow early Broad beans (The Sutton, De Monica) and early peas (Twinkle, Avola) in seed trays of compost, just pushing the seeds into the compost, to transplant later. If you use Rowplanters filled with multipurpose or seed compost and space sow then the young plants can be carefully transferred from…

What to do in the garden in February

…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 help your early sowings along. * • Soak sweet pea seeds in tepid water…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 25th January 2013

…How do I grow agapanthus from seed? Answer: Hi Martina, agapanthus seeds should be sown from late winter to spring. Fill a pot or seed tray with fine quality seed compost and sprinkle the seeds thinly on the surface. Sprinkle a small amount of compost over the seeds so they are just covered. Water…

Conserving Annuals & Biennials

…less than 20% have been available in recent years. Some 250 different snowdrops have been recorded in literature but less than 25% available in recent years. The Single Rocket (Hesperis matronalis) is easily propagated by seed but the double forms have to be propagated by cuttings of the flowering…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 30th November 2012

…is a real waste to throw away the seeds - they are delicious when cleaned, dried and roasted in a little olive oil with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Name: Tracie Watson Question: I'm trying to start my seeds of early in house, but when I lift up lids on seed tray there is tiny midges. Why is that…

Plants for Wildlife | Plants for a Purpose

…and by putting out extra food throughout the harsh winter months. You can also grow a wide range of plants for birds, which produce berries, seeds or nuts at the end of the season. Plants can also be used to provide shelter or nesting sites for birds, protecting them from cats and other predators.…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 11th January 2013

…me awhile, and it needs to be mainly maintenance free, it's a new lawn too laid October last year, when can I start to plant drifts of crocus, snowdrops etc in it? Answer: Hi Elaine, how lovely to have a blank canvas! You've listed some nice plants to use - and you're quite right to suggest using…

What to do in the garden in June

…• Lift and divide clumps of snowdrops and bluebells once the leaves start to yellow. * • Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of bulbs. * • Keep newly planted trees and shrubs well watered whilst they establish. * • It's not too late to sow seeds of annual plants - for a full list…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 13th May 2011

…unfolding. Answer: Hi Sarah. We’re not quite sure what this plant is either! If you didn’t plant this yourself it was probably dropped as a seed by birds or the wind. It may be fun to leave it and see what happens, after all weeds are only plants that are in the wrong place! We would be…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 4th February 2011

…flowers. Any ideas please? Answer: Hi Beth, there are a variety of plants which will thrive in woodland conditions. Bulbous plants such as Snowdrops, Winter Aconite, Bluebells and Lily of the Valley love the shady, moist conditions that tree cover can provide. Perennials such as Geranium himalayense…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 16th September

…crocus, snowdrops and muscari which also provide bees with valuable nectar at a time of year when it in short supply. Lily of the Valley and our native Primrose might also be worth a try if the soil is reasonably moist. Name: Christina Goozee Question: My "Day Lily" is amass of seed pods after…

Plants for Shade | Plants for a Purpose

…(Winter Aconite) Cyclamen coum Erythronium (Dog's-tooth Violet) Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop) Fritillaria camschatcensis (Black Sarana) Hyacinthoides non-scripta (English Bluebell) Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop) Scilla bifolia (Alpine Squill) Annuals and Biennials for shade Biennials for dry shade…