What's in our latest issue - September 23rd

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The Garden News Team are propagating penstemons, building a potted bulb lasagne & harvesting Swiss chard.

This Week's Features: Climbers for every spot, easy steps to overwintering & fill the house with flowers.

Carol Klein is enjoying autumn’s blue haze.

Garden News Expert Contributors: It’s show time with John Peace & Ian Cooke has hardy exotics to survive winter.  Plus, all our regular columnists.

Garden of the Week is a garden that dazzles all year where the owner aims to keep the colour coming right up until the first frosts.

What's in our latest issue - September 16th

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Carol Klein is creating a jungle feel at Glebe Cottage this week.

This Week's Features: Grow your own mini meadow, make room for wallflowers & the spring bulb masterclass.

Our Garden of the Week is turning back time – beneath a jungle of weeds lay the bones of a fine garden in Leicestershire that the owner is restoring and developing.

The Garden News Team are giving their lawns some TLC, attacking pests on vulnerable plants planting herbs ready for a winter treat.

Garden News Expert Contributors: Johnny Walkers suggests some different varieties of daffodils to try and John Nicolass shines a light on orange fuchsias.  Plus all our regular columnists.

What's in our latest issue - September 9th

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Our Garden of the Week is a mini plot with lots to spot  – every part of this exotic, lush green, Dorset paradise, created by a pair of Royal Academy artists, holds a surprise for visitors.

Carol Klein is shining in the shade and bringing sparkle to those tricky woodland areas.

The Garden News Team are planting out biennials, lifting Jerusalem artichokes and taking lavender cuttings.

This Week's Features: Plant colourful evergreens, start the ultimate fruit patch & the perfect plants for under trees.

Garden News Expert Contributors: Claire Austin explains how to plant a year-round bee garden and Lynne Dibley suggest growing oxalis as a house plant. Plus all our regular columnists.

 

What's in our latest issue - September 2nd

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Carol Klein has plants that bring a smile to late summer.  Half-hardy perennials that always manage to lift the spirits.

The Garden News Team are potting on plants into larger containers, harvesting sunflower seeds and picking pears.

Our Garden of the Week mixes formal & flamboyant – imaginative planting within a stylish geometric layout.

This Week's Features: Grow your own beer, your best-ever autumn baskets & pots and perk up your pots with autumn heathers.

Garden News Expert Contributors: Neil Lucas on grasses for that late-summer wow and Graham Strong on cutting flowers for the home.  Plus all our regular columnists!

What's in our latest issue - August 19

Carol Klein says the sky's the limit! Climbing plants, along with interesting supports, offer a different dimension to any garden The Garden News Team are planning next year's veg garden, sowing pansies for spring, pruning unruly hedges, caring for bay trees and brassicas, and harvesting kohlrabi. Our Garden of the Week is an upward-sloping Worcestershire garden that carefully nurtures Mediterranean plantings, hot beds and exotic specimens.  This Week's Features: How to save seeds at home, making more of your favourite plants from cuttings, and lovely lilies!  Garden News Expert Contributors: Alasdair Glen on cacti and succulents, and John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanths. Plus all our regular columnists! 

Carol Klein says the sky's the limit! Climbing plants, along with interesting supports, offer a different dimension to any garden

The Garden News Team are planning next year's veg garden, sowing pansies for spring, pruning unruly hedges, caring for bay trees and brassicas, and harvesting kohlrabi.

Our Garden of the Week is an upward-sloping Worcestershire garden that carefully nurtures Mediterranean plantings, hot beds and exotic specimens. 

This Week's Features: How to save seeds at home, making more of your favourite plants from cuttings, and lovely lilies! 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Alasdair Glen on cacti and succulents, and John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanths. Plus all our regular columnists! 

What's in our latest issue - August 12

Carol Klein says the Glebe Cottage garden is a riot of colour - it's really coming to life now with interest everywhere you look.  The Garden News Team are looking after their ponds, taking rose cuttings, and pruning cordon apple trees.  Our Garden of the Week is a lush London garden overflowing with plants, carefully orchestrated by its landscape designer owner.  This Week's Features: Get going with hardy annuals; Enrich your soil with green manures; 10 ways to perk up your late-season borders!  Garden News Expert Contributors: Ken John Nicholass on fuchsias, Nick Bailey the inspirational gardener, and all our usual columnists! 

Carol Klein says the Glebe Cottage garden is a riot of colour - it's really coming to life now with interest everywhere you look. 

The Garden News Team are looking after their ponds, taking rose cuttings, and pruning cordon apple trees. 

Our Garden of the Week is a lush London garden overflowing with plants, carefully orchestrated by its landscape designer owner. 

This Week's Features: Get going with hardy annuals; Enrich your soil with green manures; 10 ways to perk up your late-season borders! 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Ken John Nicholass on fuchsias, Nick Bailey the inspirational gardener, and all our usual columnists! 

What's in our latest issue - August 5

Carol Klein says the clock is ticking! It's a race against time to get the garden at Glebe Cottage in tip-top condition.  The Garden News Team are clearing bedding to plant new borders, spraying roses, protecting dahlias from earwigs, and sowing baby carrots with spring onions.  Our Garden of the Week is quintessentially English, but boasts many rare and unusual plants from around the globe!  This Week's Features: Our pick of the August superstars; Grow the best nasturtiums; Savour soft summer fruit.  Garden News Expert Contributors: Ken Abel on pelargoniums, and Graham Strong on bedding. Plus all our regular columnists! 

Carol Klein says the clock is ticking! It's a race against time to get the garden at Glebe Cottage in tip-top condition. 

The Garden News Team are clearing bedding to plant new borders, spraying roses, protecting dahlias from earwigs, and sowing baby carrots with spring onions. 

Our Garden of the Week is quintessentially English, but boasts many rare and unusual plants from around the globe! 

This Week's Features: Our pick of the August superstars; Grow the best nasturtiums; Savour soft summer fruit. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Ken Abel on pelargoniums, and Graham Strong on bedding. Plus all our regular columnists! 

What's in our latest issue - July 29

Carol Klein says plan for colour now! Hardy annuals give wonderful early displays and you can sow them soon. What will you choose? The Garden News Team are planting out bulbs to flower in autumn, deadheading pinks, caring for summer houseplants, propping up perennials and sowing catch crops.  Our Garden of the Week is a harmonious space in Bristol whose owner works with wildlife, birds and bees.  This Week's Features: Plant now for beautiful blooms this winter; Sparkle with seasonal salvias; How to care for wildlife through summer.  Garden News Expert Contributors: Dave Gillam on dahlias and Dave Kenny on roses. Plus all our usual columnists! 

Carol Klein says plan for colour now! Hardy annuals give wonderful early displays and you can sow them soon. What will you choose?

The Garden News Team are planting out bulbs to flower in autumn, deadheading pinks, caring for summer houseplants, propping up perennials and sowing catch crops. 

Our Garden of the Week is a harmonious space in Bristol whose owner works with wildlife, birds and bees. 

This Week's Features: Plant now for beautiful blooms this winter; Sparkle with seasonal salvias; How to care for wildlife through summer. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Dave Gillam on dahlias and Dave Kenny on roses. Plus all our usual columnists! 

What's in our latest issue - July 22

Carol Klein says flowers and veg can mingle perfectly! Mixing the two is a true reflection of how gardeners have worked through the centuries.  The Garden News Team are mulching pots and borders, deadheading self-seeders, controlling bindweed, cutting lavender for drying, sowing edible flowers and leaving their rhubarb alone!  Our Garden of the Week is a garden in the suburbs of Sheffield that's packed with a host of colourful plants that provide evolving, year-round interest.  This Week's Features: Smart ideas to spend less on your garden; Grow your own plant food; Easy ways to add water.  Garden News Expert Contributors: Ian Cooke on exotics and Ken Abel on pelargoniums. Plus all our usual columnists! 

Carol Klein says flowers and veg can mingle perfectly! Mixing the two is a true reflection of how gardeners have worked through the centuries. 

The Garden News Team are mulching pots and borders, deadheading self-seeders, controlling bindweed, cutting lavender for drying, sowing edible flowers and leaving their rhubarb alone! 

Our Garden of the Week is a garden in the suburbs of Sheffield that's packed with a host of colourful plants that provide evolving, year-round interest. 

This Week's Features: Smart ideas to spend less on your garden; Grow your own plant food; Easy ways to add water. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Ian Cooke on exotics and Ken Abel on pelargoniums. Plus all our usual columnists! 

What's in our latest issue - July 15

Carol Klein says try a cornus for a July spectacle - hers has reached epic proportions and is now far and away the most spectacular sight in the garden! The Garden News Team are keeping on top of aphids, propagating heathers, pruning wisteria, planting potatoes for Christmas and checking show plants.  Our Garden of the Week is a three-acre plot that has been transformed from a weedy wilderness into a plant paradise! This Week's Features: Plants to delight the senses; Find the right dahlia for you; Grow your tastiest roast dinner ever! Garden News Expert Contributors: Claire Austin on perennials and Michael Mitchell on alpines. 

Carol Klein says try a cornus for a July spectacle - hers has reached epic proportions and is now far and away the most spectacular sight in the garden!

The Garden News Team are keeping on top of aphids, propagating heathers, pruning wisteria, planting potatoes for Christmas and checking show plants. 

Our Garden of the Week is a three-acre plot that has been transformed from a weedy wilderness into a plant paradise!

This Week's Features: Plants to delight the senses; Find the right dahlia for you; Grow your tastiest roast dinner ever!

Garden News Expert Contributors: Claire Austin on perennials and Michael Mitchell on alpines. 

What's in our latest issue - July 8

Carol Klein says there's a clematis for everyone! It's the plant that can find a home in anyone's garden, with flowers and foliage to suit all tastes.  The Garden News Team are perking up hanging baskets, sorting out the summer greenhouse, deadheading pelargoniums and caring for the compost heap.  Our Garden of the Week is a carefully constructed, plant-packed Herefordshire garden that welcomes pollinators and is a plot for all seasons.  This Week's Features: Be creative with colour; Plant prima donna bearded iris; Top 10 tips for pre-holiday prep.  Garden News Expert Contributors: John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanthemums, and Graham Strong on bedding. 

Carol Klein says there's a clematis for everyone! It's the plant that can find a home in anyone's garden, with flowers and foliage to suit all tastes. 

The Garden News Team are perking up hanging baskets, sorting out the summer greenhouse, deadheading pelargoniums and caring for the compost heap. 

Our Garden of the Week is a carefully constructed, plant-packed Herefordshire garden that welcomes pollinators and is a plot for all seasons. 

This Week's Features: Be creative with colour; Plant prima donna bearded iris; Top 10 tips for pre-holiday prep. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanthemums, and Graham Strong on bedding. 

What's in our latest issue - July 1

Carol Klein is in love with foxgloves! Along with verbascums and penstemons, they look wonderful - and slugs hate them!  The Garden News Team are protecting plants from winds, giving shrubs a prune, planting out cosmos, deadheading roses, caring for tomatoes and digging up potatoes.  Our Garden of the Week battles the elements on an exposed, south-facing site to create a colourful piece of paradise in County Durham.  This Week's Features: Hanging baskets to turn heads; New bulbs for the new season; Take your garden to new heights with tall planting.  Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey the inspirational gardener on inventive planters; Dave Kenny on roses, and Dave Gillam on dahlias. Plus our regular columnists Martin Fish, Julian Rollins, Medwyn Williams, and Terry Walton. 

Carol Klein is in love with foxgloves! Along with verbascums and penstemons, they look wonderful - and slugs hate them! 

The Garden News Team are protecting plants from winds, giving shrubs a prune, planting out cosmos, deadheading roses, caring for tomatoes and digging up potatoes. 

Our Garden of the Week battles the elements on an exposed, south-facing site to create a colourful piece of paradise in County Durham. 

This Week's Features: Hanging baskets to turn heads; New bulbs for the new season; Take your garden to new heights with tall planting. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey the inspirational gardener on inventive planters; Dave Kenny on roses, and Dave Gillam on dahlias. Plus our regular columnists Martin Fish, Julian Rollins, Medwyn Williams, and Terry Walton. 

What's in our latest issue - June 24

Carol Klein on how to bring flower power and a cottage garden feel to any plot by investing in glorious climbing roses.  The Garden News Team are sowing Oriental veg, topping up bird baths, staking sunflowers, planting out sweetcorn and thinning out raspberries.  Our Garden of the Week: With jaw-dropping views of the surrounding countryside, owner Fran has strived to keep them unobscured.  This Week's Features: Bring the beach to your doorstep; Grow bounteous bougainvillea; and a taste of the Med!  Garden News Expert Contributors: Rob Smith on having some huckleberry fun, Martin Fish on pruning prolific jasmine, Medwyn on sprinkling his onions with sparkling water, Michael Mitchell on alpines and Ian Cooke on exotics. 

Carol Klein on how to bring flower power and a cottage garden feel to any plot by investing in glorious climbing roses. 

The Garden News Team are sowing Oriental veg, topping up bird baths, staking sunflowers, planting out sweetcorn and thinning out raspberries. 

Our Garden of the Week: With jaw-dropping views of the surrounding countryside, owner Fran has strived to keep them unobscured. 

This Week's Features: Bring the beach to your doorstep; Grow bounteous bougainvillea; and a taste of the Med! 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Rob Smith on having some huckleberry fun, Martin Fish on pruning prolific jasmine, Medwyn on sprinkling his onions with sparkling water, Michael Mitchell on alpines and Ian Cooke on exotics. 

What's in our latest issue - June 17

Carol Klein 'How to make sure your summer flower partners go with a swing rather than a flop!' The Garden News Team are taking pelargonium cuttings, potting up dahlias, deadheading euphorbias, and planting out cabbage!  Our Garden of the Week:  Pebbles, gravel and topiary, combined with fantastic foliage and pops of colour create the 'wow' factor in this well-crafted Kingston garden.  This Week's Features: Success in every spot! Plants that thrive in the shade, foxgloves to grow anywhere, and how to pep up your pathways!  Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey on boosting your bedding with frondy foliage,  Martin Fish on creating an ideal environment under cover, Medwyn on an easy way to get more tomato plants, Terry on planting out and enjoying your plot, Lynne Dibley on houseplants and Alasdair Glen on cacti. 

Carol Klein 'How to make sure your summer flower partners go with a swing rather than a flop!'

The Garden News Team are taking pelargonium cuttings, potting up dahlias, deadheading euphorbias, and planting out cabbage! 

Our Garden of the Week:  Pebbles, gravel and topiary, combined with fantastic foliage and pops of colour create the 'wow' factor in this well-crafted Kingston garden. 

This Week's Features: Success in every spot! Plants that thrive in the shade, foxgloves to grow anywhere, and how to pep up your pathways! 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey on boosting your bedding with frondy foliage,  Martin Fish on creating an ideal environment under cover, Medwyn on an easy way to get more tomato plants, Terry on planting out and enjoying your plot, Lynne Dibley on houseplants and Alasdair Glen on cacti. 

What's in our latest issue - June 10

Carol Klein says clue up on propagating now so you can make more of your favourite plants and shrubs for free! The Garden News Team are giving their tropical plants a holiday outside, planting climbers through hedges, and sowing quick-grow successional veg.  Our Garden of the Week: Architectural plants, sculptural elements, a magnificent folly and a koi pond dominate artist Tim Blewitt's garden in Worthing.  This Week's Features: Here comes the sun! Your guide to summer gardening success; It's not too late to start sowing - don't worry if you haven't started off some of your crops yet, you can still sow for harvests this year!  Garden News Expert Contributors: Claire Austin on pretty peonies for any plot, and choosing the best hardy fuchsias with John Nicholass, 

Carol Klein says clue up on propagating now so you can make more of your favourite plants and shrubs for free!

The Garden News Team are giving their tropical plants a holiday outside, planting climbers through hedges, and sowing quick-grow successional veg. 

Our Garden of the Week: Architectural plants, sculptural elements, a magnificent folly and a koi pond dominate artist Tim Blewitt's garden in Worthing. 

This Week's Features: Here comes the sun! Your guide to summer gardening success; It's not too late to start sowing - don't worry if you haven't started off some of your crops yet, you can still sow for harvests this year! 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Claire Austin on pretty peonies for any plot, and choosing the best hardy fuchsias with John Nicholass, 

Carol Klein on Chelsea - this year's flower show was a sparkling memorable affair in a week full of sunshine!  The Garden News Team are planting up containers for a great summer show,  planting sweet pea plugs, growing gladioli and trying greenhouse growbag tomatoes.  Our Garden of the Week is a subtropical, seaside, cottage garden that has been densely planted by an imaginative couple with a passion for the unusual.  This Week's Features: Perk up your patio with fantastic containers; No maintenance alpines to rev up your rockery; Be brave with bamboo - create an elegant focal point or add structure to borders with these easy to maintain plants.   Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey copies the Chelsea planting approach, Martin Fish on new ways with watering, Medwyn on new veg, Terry takes stock of his plot, Ian Cooke on exotics and Michael Mitchell on alpines. 

Carol Klein on Chelsea - this year's flower show was a sparkling memorable affair in a week full of sunshine! 

The Garden News Team are planting up containers for a great summer show,  planting sweet pea plugs, growing gladioli and trying greenhouse growbag tomatoes. 

Our Garden of the Week is a subtropical, seaside, cottage garden that has been densely planted by an imaginative couple with a passion for the unusual. 

This Week's Features: Perk up your patio with fantastic containers; No maintenance alpines to rev up your rockery; Be brave with bamboo - create an elegant focal point or add structure to borders with these easy to maintain plants.  

Garden News Expert Contributors: Nick Bailey copies the Chelsea planting approach, Martin Fish on new ways with watering, Medwyn on new veg, Terry takes stock of his plot, Ian Cooke on exotics and Michael Mitchell on alpines. 

What's in our latest issue - May 27

Carol Klein says we should revel in the shade - it offers a marvellous opportunity to grow some of the most entrancing plants on the planet!  The Garden News Team are propagating succulents, damping down the greenhouse, planting herbaceous clematis and lifting and storing tulips. Our Garden of the Week is a beautifully designed, plant-packed, Bedfordshire cottage garden that has evolved slowly from an almost blank canvas.  This Week's Features: New plants at Chelsea 2017; Pick of the garden centre pops; Freshen up with the Chelsea Chop; The best plants to suit your soil.  Garden News Expert Contributors: Rob Smith gets creative with corn, Martin Fish pots up a fig, Medwyn is growing peas, Terry's allotment is greening up, Nigel Lucas is giving ornamental grasses a good home and Dave Gillam is planting out dahlias. 

Carol Klein says we should revel in the shade - it offers a marvellous opportunity to grow some of the most entrancing plants on the planet! 

The Garden News Team are propagating succulents, damping down the greenhouse, planting herbaceous clematis and lifting and storing tulips.

Our Garden of the Week is a beautifully designed, plant-packed, Bedfordshire cottage garden that has evolved slowly from an almost blank canvas. 

This Week's Features: New plants at Chelsea 2017; Pick of the garden centre pops; Freshen up with the Chelsea Chop; The best plants to suit your soil. 

Garden News Expert Contributors: Rob Smith gets creative with corn, Martin Fish pots up a fig, Medwyn is growing peas, Terry's allotment is greening up, Nigel Lucas is giving ornamental grasses a good home and Dave Gillam is planting out dahlias. 

What's in our latest issue - May 20

Carol Klein says planting summer pots is a great opportunity to experiment as well as having some fun. The Garden News Team are propagating primulas from seed, planting alpine ground cover, pruning forsythia, feeding veg and staking broad beans.  Our Garden of the Week is an ever-evolving Staffordshire garden that has thrown up a few challenges for its owners - but they've conquered them all! This Week's Features: Be Inspired By Chelsea - recreate some of the top show features in your own garden; Zinnias For Summer Zing - sow these bold beauties now to boost your borders; Oh My Gourd!  For taste and versatility make room for quick and easy-grow cucurbits; Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Inspirational gardener Nick Bailey, Undercover gardener Martin Fish, Growing for showing with Medwyn Williams, Tales from the allotment with Terry Walton, Lynne Dibley on houseplants and Dave Kenny on roses. 

Carol Klein says planting summer pots is a great opportunity to experiment as well as having some fun.

The Garden News Team are propagating primulas from seed, planting alpine ground cover, pruning forsythia, feeding veg and staking broad beans. 

Our Garden of the Week is an ever-evolving Staffordshire garden that has thrown up a few challenges for its owners - but they've conquered them all!

This Week's Features: Be Inspired By Chelsea - recreate some of the top show features in your own garden; Zinnias For Summer Zing - sow these bold beauties now to boost your borders; Oh My Gourd!  For taste and versatility make room for quick and easy-grow cucurbits;

Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Inspirational gardener Nick Bailey, Undercover gardener Martin Fish, Growing for showing with Medwyn Williams, Tales from the allotment with Terry Walton, Lynne Dibley on houseplants and Dave Kenny on roses. 

What's in our latest issue - May 13

Carol Klein is captivated by the magical allure of tulips - they seem to be more popular than ever! The Garden News Team are spring cleaning their ponds, sowing biennials, potting on young chrysanths, and caring for growing potatoes in bags.  Our Garden of the Week is a garden to learn from - one woman's diligent work has transformed a windswept piece of grassland into a sheltered haven brimming with edibles and lowers.   This Week's Features: Easy ways to give your garden instant impact, colourful vegetables, and how to go totally tropical on your plot with easy palms and succulents.  Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Rob Smith the Globetrotting Gardener, John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanths, and Ken Abel on pelargoniums. 

Carol Klein is captivated by the magical allure of tulips - they seem to be more popular than ever!

The Garden News Team are spring cleaning their ponds, sowing biennials, potting on young chrysanths, and caring for growing potatoes in bags. 

Our Garden of the Week is a garden to learn from - one woman's diligent work has transformed a windswept piece of grassland into a sheltered haven brimming with edibles and lowers.  

This Week's Features: Easy ways to give your garden instant impact, colourful vegetables, and how to go totally tropical on your plot with easy palms and succulents. 

Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Rob Smith the Globetrotting Gardener, John Peace and Ivor Mace on chrysanths, and Ken Abel on pelargoniums. 

What's in our latest issue - May 6

Carol Klein says gate crashers are welcome in her garden! Cherished plants that are generous enough to self-seed often make the party go with a swing. The Garden News Team are making a bee hotel, sowing outdoor veg, transplanting onions, giving bulbs some aftercare and deadheading rhododendrons. Our Garden of the Week is full of surprises – from terracotta warriors to handbag planters and a beach hut, novelties abound in this Nottinghamshire garden.   This Week's Features: 24 hours of non-stop scent; Get fragrant with foliage, and Top 10 tips for a healthy pond. Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Nick Bailey the Inspirational Gardener, Graham Strong on bedding and John Nicholass on fuchsias. 

Carol Klein says gate crashers are welcome in her garden! Cherished plants that are generous enough to self-seed often make the party go with a swing.

The Garden News Team are making a bee hotel, sowing outdoor veg, transplanting onions, giving bulbs some aftercare and deadheading rhododendrons.

Our Garden of the Week is full of surprises – from terracotta warriors to handbag planters and a beach hut, novelties abound in this Nottinghamshire garden.  

This Week's Features: 24 hours of non-stop scent; Get fragrant with foliage, and Top 10 tips for a healthy pond.

Garden News Expert Contributors this week include Nick Bailey the Inspirational Gardener, Graham Strong on bedding and John Nicholass on fuchsias.