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Expert’s choice Japanese maples • Offering brilliant autumn colour, these compact trees are ideal for even the smallest gardens, says Graham Rice
101 FREE* allium bulbs for every reader • From late spring, this Allium Bulb Bumper Pack will provide swathes of colour from a selection of reliable bulbs. Easy to grow and adaptable, these varieties are suitable for pots, borders, rockeries and naturalising in grass, and many can be used as cut flowers.
The Full Monty • As the climate changes, gardeners must learn to adapt to the shifting planting calendar – maybe it’s time to do things differently, says Monty
Have your say • The view from your side of the fence
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Clippings • Our roundup of the month’s latest gardening news and views
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2 for 1 entry Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds • Using the 2 for 1 Entry Card this month we’re visiting elegant and richly planted gardens that come into their own in autumn
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Spring into autumn • Autumn is the perfect planting time, as well as a season to nourish the garden. Discover what to do this month as Monty shares his 10 key tasks for October
PLANTS WITH PURPOSE • In the last of her series, Carol Klein prepares to herald spring with tips on getting the best from bulbs that can be planted now
Where do I start? Winter preparation
My story: learning to garden • Discover how Adam Frost became a gardener in this extract from his new book How I Garden
Amaryllis on trial • Tom Brown, head gardener at West Dean, has put 60 varieties to the test and selects the best performers for you to plant now
Pump up the style • As cosy autumn evenings close in, join Shilpa Reddy to make these family-friendly pumpkin projects
Turn green waste into black gold • Creating your own compost using organic waste not only benefits your borders and veg beds, but it’s good for the environment, too. Ken Thompson explains why and shares tips on how it’s done
How to compost your organic waste • Producing homemade garden compost is a simple activity that anyone can start doing at any time, but the following pointers will make the task easier for you and far more productive
DOING YOUR BIT NOW
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Fresh from the plot • As autumn arrives, it’s time to put the allotment to bed after a truly rewarding year. But summer has one last treat to yield, as Rekha prepares her deliciously spicy apple slaw
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Bounty on a budget GATHERING THE HARVEST • Rounding off her series, eco-gardener Sally Nex looks at which crops you can still sow now, offers handy harvesting tips and shows you how to build an upcycled cold frame
Make it yourself: cold frame • Use recycled materials to build a useful cold frame to protect vulnerable seedlings and young plants. If you’re handy with a saw and hammer, just follow my simple...