Michael Perry

Author bio:

Michael Perry

Michael has been involved with gardening and plants since he was just five years old. He is a self-professed Plant Geek, and was listed in the Sunday Times top 20 most influential people in the gardening world, thanks to his plant hunter role at Thompson & Morgan. Michael was responsible for new plant introductions such as the Egg and Chips plant and the FuchsiaBerry and keeps busy travelling the world in search of new plants as well as lecturing worldwide, including stints in Japan. He is very active on social media - so why not give him a follow at @mr_plantgeek or Facebook.

There are 22 articles by Michael Perry:

Flower Trials in The Netherlands

Garden trends to watch

Posted on in Plants

Michael Perry pinpoints the latest trends in garden plants gleaned from plant trials and behind the scenes at plant breeder’s HQ’s.

RHS Urban Garden Show

Five fab flower shows

Posted on in Fab Five

Michael Perry suggests five fabulous, but lesser known flower shows for you to visit.

Patio cottage garden plants

Posted on in Plants

If you fancy the look and feel of a real cottage garden, but are a bit short on space, Michael Perry has some suggestions.

Nasturtium

Hardy annuals simplified

Posted on in Plants, Uncategorised

Fancy some colour in the garden this season? Follow Michael Perry’s advice. Here he takes the pain out of growing plants from seed.

ferns

Five easy houseplants

Posted on in Plants

Here are five houseplants that are easy to grow and hard to kill, including African violet, begonia, coleus, alocasia and hydrangea.