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Plug Plants


Plug plants give great value for money and months of pleasure. You'll receive your plants by post at the right time for planting to ensure that you get the most from them. Also look out for great plug plant offers throughout the spring season on our Special Offers page and view our Top 10 plug plants article for further information on the varieties we offer.



We have found 24 products.
 

Tomato 'Sungold'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • Celebrating 20 years of the sweetest tomato, as voted by gardeners
  • Bite-sized orange fruits

Cordon.

An outstanding cordon cherry tomato for glasshouse or outdoor culture. Tomato 'Sungold' has an exceptionally high sugar content, that easily rivals 'Gardeners Delight', making its attractive, golden-orange fruit irresistibly sweet and juicy. The high yields of delicious fruit (each approximately 13g) are ideal for salads or as a tasty snack. This popular variety also has good resistance to tobacco mosaic virus and fusarium wilt. Height: 200cm (79”). Spread: 50cm (20”).

Tomato 'Sungold' plants are delivered from late April for growing under glass and from late May for growing outdoors.


Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 5 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 5 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 5 x 7cm potted plants (garden-ready)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99

Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit'

Allium porrum, Leek 'Bandit'

  • Excellent winter hardiness
An outstanding cultivar for harvesting from winter through to spring. The dark leaves of Leek 'Blauwgroene Winter - Bandit' contrast beautifully with delicious, thick, pure white stems. This variety has excellent garden performance and winter hardiness, showing good tolerance against rust and bolting. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 20cm (8”).T&M's easy starter plants are expertly grown, taking away all of the worry of raising your own. Delivered ready for planting so that you can enjoy bigger, earlier and tastier vegetables. Our quality vegetable plants will be despatched at the correct time for planting.Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.
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    • 20 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £9.99

Lavender 'Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia, English Lavender

 Customer Rating

This neat, compact variety of English lavender bears masses of dark purple-blue flower spikes. The fragrant stems of Lavender 'Munstead' are ideal for cutting or drying, and the nectar-rich flowers are particularly attractive to bees. Lavender makes an excellent low hedge or path edging where the perfume can be appreciated as you brush past the aromatic evergreen foliage. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 60cm (24”).

 

Culinary note: Lavender flowers are edible.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Useful links:

Gardening news: Top 10 evergreen shrubs

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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 12 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • SAVE £2.00  
    • £11.99 £9.99

Tomato 'Sweet Aperitif'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating

Cordon

With its multi branching habit, this red skinned cherry tomato produces excellent yields of delicious, bite sized fruits. Each fruit weighs approximately 12g and when grown in the greenhouse over a long period, up to 500 thin-skinned, shiny red cherry fruits are produced per plant - that’s about 6kg (13 lbs)! Tomato ‘Sweet Aperitif’ has a high sugar content and just the right amount of acidity which combine beautifully for a sweet, but refreshing flavour. This cordon variety can be grown in the greenhouse, or in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blightTomato selector guide
Press Release: The sweetest tomato you’ll ever taste - or your money back

More info
    • 5 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £7.99
    • 5 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £7.99
    • 5 x 7cm potted plants (garden-ready)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £12.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £12.99

Tomato 'Losetto'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating
  • The first blight-resistant basket tomato
  • Extra-long cropping period

Basket/ Container.

The first of its kind! An outstanding new cascading bush tomato with built-in blight resistance. Producing masses of sweet and juicy cherry tomatoes that can be harvested over a long period from July to September. Perfect for containers or planters in the greenhouse or on the patio, but can also be planted in a sunny spot in the garden. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).

Please note: Delivery is subject to plant size, and adverse growing conditions during production may delay despatch schedules.


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

More info
    • 5 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £11.99
    • 5 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    •  
    • £11.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (greenhouse planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
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    • £15.99
    • 10 Postiplug plants (outdoor planting)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2015
    •  
    • £15.99

Mint Plant Collection

Mentha suaveolens, Mentha x piperita, Mentha x gentilis, Mentha x piperita subsp. citrata, Mentha x gracilis, Mentha rotundifolia

Enjoy the fresh flavour of home grown mint picked straight from your herb garden. This aromatic collection comprises seven different varieties for a taste sensation! Dot them throughout sunny borders or plant them in large patio containers. Plant different varieties of mint separately around the garden, to prevent them cross pollinating and retain their individual and distinctive flavours.

Mint Plant Collection comprises 1 plant each:
Applemint
Chocolate
Ginger
Pineapple
Peppermint
Grapefruit mint


Useful links:

How to grow herbs


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

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    • 6 jumbo plug plants - 1 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £12.99

Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid

Tagetes erecta, African Marigold

 Customer Rating
  • Customer favourite
  • Very reliable summer annual

At last something different to the usual colour spectrum of orange and lemon - a real creamy white flowered African marigold! Marigold 'French Vanilla' is a triumph in plant breeding, producing masses of large blooms up to 7.5cm (3”) across that are absolutely pure in colour. Better still, it has less of the pungent marigold smell than its cousins. A definite improvement! Perfect for bringing a contemporary twist to beds, borders and containers. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).

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    • 24 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £14.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £19.99

Salvia splendens 'Blaze of Fire'

Scarlet Sage, Salvia splendens 'Fireball'

  • Works well in patio pots
Plumes of brilliant scarlet flowers above neat, compact plants make this one of the most famous and striking summer annual bedding plants. Flowering early and continuing over a long period, Salvia 'Blaze of Fire' provides excellent value and bold impact in long lasting bedding displays, window boxes and containers. Height and spread: 30cm (12”).
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    • 6 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £4.99
    • 36 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 72 plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
    • Double up 36 to 72 for £5 extra  
    • £14.99

Geranium 'GeRainbow'™

Pelargonium, Ivy-leaved Geranium, Ivy-leaved Pelargonium

 Customer Rating
  • Best in class for trailing geraniums

The ever popular 'Super Balcons', are now available with brighter colours, bigger flowers, and even more vigour, for superb cascades of colour! These trailing ivy-leaf geraniums look incredible spilling from window boxes and hanging baskets. Low maintenance and incredibly long flowering, Geranium 'GeRainbow'™ is set to become the no. 1 trailing pelargonium. Trails to: 90cm (36”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


Although technically perennial, Pelargoniums are only half hardy and therefore normally treated as annuals in the UK. However, with care, they may be overwintered in a frost free greenhouse.
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    • 5 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99
    • 10 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £15.99
    • 20 jumbo plug plants

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £24.99

Chrysanthemum 'Hardy Patio Mixed'

  • NEW for 2012

As the days shorten, these shimmering chrysanthemums come into their own. Bright colours and long-lasting blooms give a real boost to the autumn garden when many things are looking tired. This collection of hardy perennial patio Mums will reward you with rounded domes of colour from September right through until the first frosts. Superb for growing in borders and containers, and the sturdy stems make excellent cut flowers too. Our young plants are supplied as a mix of 4 named varieties. Height: 100cm (39”). Spread: 60cm (24”).


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 5 Postiplug plants - 1 of each colour

    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
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    • £9.99

Chrysanthemum 'Incurved Mixed'

Sturdy stems bear rounded blooms with magnificent incurved petals that are perfect for long-lasting flower arrangements. Savour the colour of these magnificent half hardy chrysanthemums in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. This vibrant collection will reward you with flamboyant blooms right through until the frosts. Disbudding the stems will produce fewer, but larger blooms, or let them grow naturally for a mass of smaller flowers. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 5 Postiplug plants

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £9.99

Chrysanthemum 'Bumper Pack'

Subtle autumnal shades harmonise with striking, bold colours in this outstanding chrysanthemum collection. A bold combination of tall, half hardy varieties with reflexed and incurved petals, mixed with lower growing, hardy chrysanthemums that form neat mounds of colour. Savour the colourful shades of these magnificent perennials in your autumn garden when summer bedding plants have faded away. Their vibrant blooms also make excellent and long lasting cut flowers. Height: Up to 90cm (36”). Spread: 45cm (18”).


Chrysanthemum collection contains 5 plants each of:
Incurved Mixed – Sturdy stems bear rounded blooms with magnificent incurved petals.
Hardy Patio Mixed – Well branched plants produce rounded domes of colour.
Decorative Mixed – Backward facing petals create colourful flower heads on strong stems.


Companion planting: Try growing Chrysanthemums with chives, whose aromatic leaves will deter aphids.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 15 Postiplug plants - 5 of each variety

    • Despatch: By end of April 2015
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    • £18.99