5 of the coolest plants in the new Thompson & Morgan catalogue!

Having spent much of my working life at Thompson and Morgan, the largest mail order plant company in the UK, I couldn’t help but go total plant geek when I received their latest catalogue. It was a particularly poignant moment, as the catalogue includes some of the varieties that I was working on prior to my departure. In this article,…

All white everything. The new trend for your garden.

Can’t decide which colour scheme to have in your garden? Well, perhaps you should just opt for a WHITEWASH! White-flowered plants have been quietly gaining pace in the sales charts over recent years. They can prove to be the perfect base for the garden, after all you’d always start a painting on a white canvas, wouldn’t you? (click…

Plants of my childhood

I have been growing plants since I was just 5 years old! My obsession started early. I have so many memories of gardening with my Nana and Granddad in their garden. I also sneaked lots of plants home, soon taking over my parents garden, and denying my father the ground to grow his regular beetroot crop!…

Showing you how to get the Chelsea look for less!

Fashion in gardens and plants exists, and it’s alive and well at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show! But, how can you re-create some of the buzzing trends in your own backyard or patio. I was invited onto ITV This Morning to show Philip and Holly how! Watch the video online here I really enjoyed my…