Begonias just like Grandma grew…?

Begonias just like Grandma grew…? If you’re sitting there thinking begonias are old-fashioned and only confined to the gardens of our grandparents, then when did you last take a look…? The begonia world has changed beyond recognition! Breeders around the...

Michael’s Facebook begonia survey

Michael Perry asked his Facebook followers exactly what they thought of begonias, and he got back some very honest answers! Some LOVE them, while others HATE them; if you’re part of the latter, then we urge you to try them. You might be a little bit surprised…...

Do you have a love-hate relationship with begonias?

Why do people have such a love-hate relationship with begonias? Even the word ‘begonia’ makes some people cringe and squirm with flower-based fear. Well, I wanted to find out why this was, and see how we can change people’s attitudes. Think back 50...

Growing begonias – where do you start?

We might be telling you to give growing begonias a go, but where do you start? You’re bound to be spoilt for choice by our begonia selection, so let me recommend my hot shots for 2014. Begonia ‘Whopper’ This is the ‘big daddy’ of bedding...

Begonias are back in fashion!

According to Michael Perry, Thompson & Morgan’s new development manager, begonias are back in fashion. No longer seen as chintzy and old-fashioned, begonias have become indispensable in our modern climate of unpredictable summers and wet winters. Begonias are so...