Thompson & Morgan say avoid Imaptiens walleriana

Thompson & Morgan pride themselves on offering the best plants that will give superb performance in all of our gardens. That is why they have issued advice to avoid Impatiens Walleriana this year in light of the downy mildew attack which has been decimating plants over the last couple of … [Read more...]



Join Garden Organic’s One Pot Pledge

The One Pot Pledge by leading gardening charity, Garden Organic,  is an exciting new grow your own campaign aimed at encouraging people who have never grown anything before, to give it a go Growing your own is fun, the produce tastes great and you don't even need a garden. Garden Organic want … [Read more...]



Large brown caterpillar

Over the last few weeks, notes and holes started to appear on the leaves of one of our clematis, this was followed very quickly by huge chunks taken out of the recently emerged leaves of an old English rose. With no sign of slug or snail slime (our usual culprits), we had no option but to go … [Read more...]



Patio Potatoes

One of our readers experimented this year by growing potatoes in a tub on the patio.  At the end of August, after the stalks had died back, he emptied out about 8Kg of tubers. Earlier in the year, four seed potatoes were planted at the base of a 20 litre pot Gradually adding compost as … [Read more...]



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