The Thompson and Morgan potato trials have been taking place at Capel Manor College. The potatoes were planted in May be Level 1 Seasonal Gardener students. Colin Randall or ‘Spud’ from Thompson and Morgan explained to Ken Crowther about the RHS assessment.


Gardens across the UK are looking glorious now with summer bedding in full bloom. Suffolk based Thompson & Morgan is one of the leading horticultural mail order companies responsible for supply hundreds of thousands of plants. Ken Crowther spoke to Peter about the variety of plants available.



Thompson & Morgan has grown considerably since its first seed catalogue was published in 1855, they are now one of the UK’s largest mail order seed and plant companies shipping products from their Suffolk base. The range includes loads of garden ready sized plants as Michael Perry told Ken Crowther.


The greenhouse at Thompson & Morgan in Suffolk is packed with a huge range of plants in various sizes ready to be despatched.  The company is known for its plug plants but now they have got bigger with ‘Postiplugs’ which can fit through most letter boxes to garden ready plugs that ready to go outdoors as soon as they are delivered as T&M’s Michael Perry explained to Ken Crowther.