The Sunday Gardener in association with Crocus and Thompson and Morgan two of the largest quality on-line garden retailers.

Crocus has is a large gardening retail website with an impressive range of plants, over 4000 + plants for sale, and features regularly at Chelsea with award-winning gardens. 

Thompson and Morgan established in1855 and are also a reputable Mail Order Seed and Plant company providing top quality plants and products. In addition, T & M has its own plant breeding programme based in Suffolk in the UK, and can boast several award-winning discoveries - including the stunning Rudbeckia 'Cherry Brandy' and Buddleja 'Buzz'™.

The Sunday Gardener highlights a selection of their seasonal offers, regularly changed and updated.

The Sunday Gardener is an affiliate member of both Thompson & Morgan and Crocus, which means I receive a small commission if you buy via this page and on other links on the website. The small commissions help to offset the cost of running, hosting and the website and maintaining it broadly non commercial and advert free.

If you are looking to buy plants from Crocus, please do use this link and or from Thompson & Morgan, please use this link. Below is a selection of offers with direct links. Using these links is a great help, thank you.

Looking for Tulips which return each year?

Tulip everlasting mixed

Tulips can sometimes be a bit disappointing when they fail to reappear the following year.

Sometimes its squirrels, which love the bulbs, and you need to put a physical barrier in place such as chicken wire to stop them digging up the bulbs.

Other times it's the variety of Tulip- the image left is from Thompson and Morgan, Tulip " Everlasting mixed" which is billed as perennial. Lovely strong colours for a bright spring display. click here for details



A Great Offer from Thompson and Morgan Cold Frame was 69.99 NOW 49.99! save £20.00

Wooden Cold frame

A sturdy cold frame is a great way to extend your gardening options.

  • Protect non-hardy plants over winter
  • Raise plug plants in a sheltered environment
  • Germinate early seedlings
  • Grow on cuttings and seedlings
  • Makes a great mini greenhouse

Click here for more details 


Lilium 'Easy Samba'

Bulb planting time what about something different ? 20% fantastic showy Lily bulbs

Crocus has a great range of Lily bulbs, including Turk Cap, Oriental lily collection, the fabulously scented Lilium regale 'Album'" brightly coloured Lilium 'Easy Samba' illustrated left and more.

Lilies are suitable to grow in the border or in containers, and ideal patio and balcony plant.

For tips on how to grow Lilies

and to see and buy from Crocus range, click here


Crocus bulb offer 20% off

garden tools

Crocus have a great range of spring bulbs illustrated is Tulip Greenstar and Doll's Minuet collection currently 20% off. A range of discounted bulbs including daffodils, hyacinth, alliums, with mixed buys with a great range of colours and shapes.

Click here for offer details

Time to plant daffodils

Narcissus 'Rainbow Butterflies' Mixed on sale Thompson and Morgan

This is Narcissus 'Rainbow Butterflies' Mixed definitely a bit of a different-looking daffodil.

I've just planted some and now is a good time to plant daffodils.Tips on planting spring bulbs. 

To buy 'Rainbow Butterflies' and to view Thompson and Morgan's great range of good value of daffodils click here.

Timber grozone coldframe Timber grozone coldframe

Cold frames and poly tunnels are an excellent way to overwinter plants and to make an early start in the spring. Illustrated is Timber grozone cold frame currently 15% discount along a variety of cold frames and grow houses. 

Also on offer : 

20% off autumn colour, 20% discount on shrubs and 15% off garden tools. 20% discounted selected perennials and more special offers.


Best Buys from Thompson and Morgan

Lavender duo collection

Lavender duo

Lavender duo on offer from Thompson and Morgan L. Hidcote and Munstead. Wonderfully scented English Lavender and fully hardy. 


Offer here


Blue and White Agapanthus

blue and white Agapanthus

Few plants are more stylish than Agapanthus - they are hardy in most parts of the UK although may need a mulch to protect them in winter.


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Hydrangea macrophylla Glam Rock Horwack

Hydrangea macrophylla Glam Rock Horwack

Fantastic colours this Hydrangea is a hardy, easy to grow shrub. Winner of Best New Plant Variety in the 'Hardy Nursery Stock' at The Grower of the Year Awards, 2014.

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Beautiful Foxglove 'Panther'

Foxglove Panther

This modern foxglove has a free-flowering and multi-branching habit, Foxglove ‘Panther’ produces masses of flower spikes in summer with lovely lilac flowers. 

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Scented ground cover creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox collection

Carpet your garden in rich colour and keep the weeds at bay with our perennial creeping phlox collection. This hardy rockery plant has many uses – under plant trees, shrubs and tall perennials, soften path edging or cover awkward slopes and banks.

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Verbena 'Buenos Aires'

Verbena 'Buenos Aires'

Fabulous Verbena 'Buenos Aires' rich purple flowers around 120cms and which  guaranteed to attract clouds of bees and butterflies into your garden. 

Ideal for back of the border to give height and colour.

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Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'

A beautiful, graceful Acer which is ideal for growing in a container and with lovely summer colour.

In the autumn, the leaves turn a bright fiery red.Every garden has room for an Acer.

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Grow your own Blueberries

Blueberry Duke

No air miles with these blueberries.

Blue berry 'Duke' crops in July and early August with firm, medium-sized, light blue berries with a sweet flavour.

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