Gardeners' World Magazine is the authoritative voice in gardening, the clear market-leader since it launched in 1991. The award-winning editorial includes topical, practical advice in the readers' favourite 'what to do now' section, and regular contributions and features from the top names in BBC gardening. Packed with fresh ideas and clear advice - the innovative approach offers creative, practical and problem-solving solutions to all keen gardeners.
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We love March
Expert’s choice Hyacinths • Bringing spring colour to beds, these are also enjoyed indoors for their heady scent, says Graham Rice
The Full monty • Monty wonders how gardening will change after the pandemic. Will people’s new-found connection to the natural world, via their gardens, be lost?
Priced off the plot?
Have your say • The view from your side of the fence
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Gift that keeps giving
Clippings • Our roundup of the month’s latest gardening news and views
My gardening world Brian May • Lead guitarist of rock band Queen, Brian May was awarded a CBE for services to the music industry and for charity work. He is an animal rights activist and campaigns to help save Britain’s hedgehogs and other wildlife.
News in brief
Coming up on TV • With the long-awaited return of Gardeners’ World to our screens this month, Executive Producer Gary Broadhurst shares the programme’s plans for 2021
How to get involved
Monty’s Longmeadow tour • In this, the garden’s 30th year, I am as keen to get existing parts of Longmeadow right – improving and refining them so they fully realise their promise – as I am to start new projects. The art of gardening is as much concerned with delight in small things as dramatic gestures.
Paradise found • 1991 welcomed not only this magazine into the world but also, serendipitously, the birth of the TV garden that we know and love today. Monty shares the story of Longmeadow – of hard work, inspiration and a moment’s madness – as it, too, approaches its 30th anniversary
Longmeadow through time • Monty shares the stories behind the before and after photographs from his family album
New from Monty
Down to earth • Healthy soil is the key to successful gardening, says Monty, in this exclusive extract on the underrated stuff beneath our feet, from his newly revised practical gardening book
The value of compost
Birthday wishes • A chance to look back – as our front covers remind us – but also an opportunity to face the future
Make over to make good • What’s changed and what’s to come in gardening? As we celebrate 30 years in print, we asked our long-standing friends, plus some faces of the future, to share their view...
Save our pollinators • Our Wildlife Editor, Kate Bradbury, looks at why we urgently need to help pollinators
Meet our panel of pollinator experts
Grow your own meadow • By making a meadow, even on a tiny scale, you’ll be providing a banquet for pollinators that’ll help them thrive, explains meadow expert and Plantlife botanist Dr Trevor Dines
How to create your meadow • These four easy meadow options work on every scale – from small gaps in borders to entire front gardens. Why not try several and really bring the pollinators in!
Pledge now for pollinators • Launching our Put Pollinators First campaign, Emma Crawforth reveals the first three of our experts’ pledges – will you join them and make your own pledge to help?
Flowers for longer • Fill your garden with colourful blooms for months on end with Carol Klein’s guide to the longest-flowering plants and her advice on how to keep them performing