• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

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Salvia × sylvestris 'Mainacht'

10 AGM plants for new gardens

When you stand at your kitchen window and look out at your brand new, empty and unplanted garden – what plants should you choose? Plantsman Graham Rice offers 10 failsafe suggestions.

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Every year we trial dozens of plants to find out how they will perform in your garden. The very best are awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

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