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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

September issue on sale Tuesday 25 August

In the September issue, we show you how to make the most of your late-summer garden, while planning for next spring. Plus, take advantage of our offer on 120 free spring bulbs, worth £24 – just send £5.95 postage.


In this issue...

Make summer last Make summer last

Follow Joe Swift’s planting plan for a colour-packed, late-summer border, inspired by Le Jardin Plume in Normandy, France.


Bulb special 50 best spring bulbs

In our 20-page special, discover how to enjoy six months of colour, get great results and achieve your best-ever container display.


Act now for veg next spring Top crops to start now

We highlight 20 crops that you can sow now while the soil is warm, to avoid the ‘hungry gap’ next spring.


Shape up your evergreens Shape up your evergreens

Discover how to keep your evergreen hedges and topiary looking trim during the cooler months by giving them a final cut now.


Vine weevil How to tackle vine weevil

With newly hatched grubs on the attack, Pippa Greenwood gives her tips on how to defend plants from these troublesome pests.


On test: grass trimmers On test: grass trimmers

Grass trimmers are perfect for rough grass and speedy finishing touches. We put 12 popular cordless, electric and petrol models through their paces.


It's time to propagate Alan's propagation guide

Early autumn is the perfect time to propagate your favourite plants by taking cuttings. Follow Alan’s guide to guaranteed success.


Fruitful harvests Find the right fruit for your plot

If you think you can’t grow fruit, think again. Whatever the conditions in your garden, Monty suggests a fruit to suit it.


120 free spring bulbs 120 free spring bulbs

Take advantage of our offer on 120 free spring-flowering bulbs, including tulips, muscari, chionodoxa, fritillaria and anemone – just pay £5.95 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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