One of the real stars of the new Thompson & Morgan catalogue is a brand new vegetable – egg and chips a combination of the aubergine or egg plant and potato. Michael Perry from Thompson and Morgan told Ken Crowther there is potential for more duo vegetables in the future.
One of the largest seed producers in the world is Thompson and Morgan who are based in Ipswich, Suffolk. Communications officer Kris Collins is a fan of growing sweet peas from seed as he told Ken Crowther.
Ipswich based seed and plant merchants, Thompson and Morgan introduce the tom tato, a plant which grows tomatoes and potatoes last year. Michael Perry told Ken Crowther how they produced the plant with a clever grafting technique.