Thompson & Morgan currently have a 3 for 2 offer on many of their flower seeds, so it is worth putting in an order now. Long gone are the days when the vast majority of seeds sold were ornamental – with everyone ‘growing their own’, flowers are taking second place and good deals like this are an encouragement to add some flowers to our seed orders. www.thompson-morgan.com/seeds
With the cold weather upon us, Harrod Horticultural’s Fleece Plant Jackets are just the job for vulnerable plants that are too large to bring indoors. Zip them into one of these and they will survive the frost and shrug off the snow.
Available in Medium (2 for £8.95), Large (2 for £12.95) Jumbo (1 for £15.95) or buy 2 packs of Large for £23.90 and save £2) . This is just one of several crop protection products on special offer from www.harrodhorticultural.com
Save 10% on autumn related products from Harrod Horticultural. Go to Harrod Horticultural, make your selection and enter the code ECODE266 at the checkout stage to get your discount.
If you haven’t yet got round to buying your spring bulbs as yet, Suttons is offering several collections at substantial discounts. These include 50-bulb tulip, allium and scented narcissi collections for £12.95 each. Their Complete Garden Bulb Collection of 250 bulbs for £29.95 is a saving of 40%, but the multi-hued colour combinations may not be to everyone’s taste.
In their latest catalogue, D.T. Brown www.dtbrownseeds.co.uk have two excellent offers for allotment collections. The Ultimate Allotment Collection combines seeds, sets and potato tubers that would normally cost £75.56 when bought individually for £49.99 and the Supersize Allotment Collection for larger plots costs £79.99 instead of £110.40.
Two West & Elliott www.twowests.co.uk have a special offer to help you tidy up your garden this autumn. They have combined their telescopic expanding rake, large freestanding garden bag and Big Hands leaf grabbers for £20.75, a saving of £5.
Thompson & Morgan has a special collection of brassica seeds consisting of Calabrese (Broccoli) Belstar, Rocket Skyrocket, Kale Scarlet, Cauliflower All the Year Round, Cabbage Durham Early and Brussels Sprout Trafalgar for£5.99 (RRP £12.84).
Order via the website www.thompsonmorgan.com/beatheartdisease
D. T. Brown is offering three new sweet pea mixtures – Peach Cobbler, Blueberry Cobbler and Strawberry Cobbler from the super-fragrant Incense series – in time for October sowings in a cold frame or greenhouse. The large, ruffled, superbly scented heads are borne on long, strong stems. Peach Cobbler is mix of soft peach, apricot and orange shades, Blueberry Cobbler is a blend of lavenders and blues plus a hint of white, while Strawberry Cobbler is a selection of pink shades with a little red and white. All three are offered as packets of 25 seeds for £1.79.
Alternatively, you may prefer the newly introduced autumn-sown sweet pea plants, which will be delivered next spring at the right time for planting out. Plants from autumn-sown seed have many benefits, including earlier and longer flowering and increased vigour. DT Brown is offering Incense Mixed a blend of darkest crimson and cream shades, at £5.95 for 25 plants in five plugs. Order 50 plants in 10 plugs for £11.90 and receive a further 25 plants in five plugs free of charge.