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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

May issue on sale Friday 24 April

The May issue is packed with gardening tips, plus advice on roses for every spot and plants for shade. Plus, don't miss your free 2-for-1 Gardens entry card and guide.


In this issue...

2-for-1 gardens 2-for-1 gardens to visit

Enjoy 2-for-1 entry to 360 gardens throughout Great Britain and Ireland, with our FREE 2-for-1 Entry Card and Guide 2015.


Carol Klein Roses that thrive in every spot

With so many to choose from, choosing the right rose can be daunting. Carol Klein suggests roses for every soil and situation.


Plants for shade Plants for shade

Most gardens have areas that are shaded for at least part of the day. We highlight some beautiful plants that flourish in shady spots.


Summer plant partners Summer plant combinations

Inspired by the upcoming RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we’ve picked some stunning plant combinations that will give your garden the wow factor.


Monty Don How to use exotic plants in any garden

Turn your garden into a lush paradise with Monty’s pick of the exotic-looking plants that offer dramatic foliage and strong colours.


Alan Titchmarsh Ponds for every garden

Whether you have a large garden or small city courtyard, Alan helps you create a pond or water feature to suit your space.


Best climbers for wildlife 10 best climbers for wildlife

Climbers add height and colour to the garden - and provide shelter and food for wildlife. We reveal the 10 best wildlife-friendly options.


Herbs in pots Herbs in pots

We show you how to created a pretty potted herb garden that will provide you with delicious and reviving teas and tonics.


30 free lavenders 30 free lavenders

Claim 30 lavender plug plants, to grow on for use as a low hedge or edging paths or borders. Just send £5.65 postage.

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Shears competition Win STIHL HSA25 cordless shears

Discover how to use Blippar on your smartphone or tablet to enter our monthly Calendar competitions to win STIHL HSA25 cordless shears.


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