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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

April issue on sale Friday 27 March

In the April issue, the focus is on gorgeous summer pots, with a 21-page Summer Pot Extra. Plus, we show you how to boost your plot over the Easter break.


In this issue...

Summer Pots special Summer pots made easy

Be inspired by 30 foolproof pot ideas, in our 21-page special, plus enjoy additional video content on your tablet or smartphone.


Easter colour Great colour this Easter

We’ve got five cracking ideas that will give every garden an instant pop of glorious colour over the long bank holiday weekend.


Pruning What to prune this month

Get more flowers and encourage healthy, better-looking plants with our step-by-step guide to pruning plants in April.


Crops in pots Grow veg in a tiny space

Find out how to enjoy fresh pickings for every month of the year from a bed that measures just one metre square


Must-have herbs Herbs for year-round picking

Queen of herbs Jekka McVicar shares her secrets to growing flavour-packed plants that can be picked for the kitchen all year round.


Plants for acid soil Plants for acid soil

Follow Joe Swift’s design for a great-looking garden that has damp, ericaceous soil, inspired by Trebah in Cornwall.


Alan's Good Plant Guide Alan's best value plants

Before you shop for your garden, read Alan’s tips to help you choose the plants that give the best value for money.


Carol Klein Carol's top lilies

Carol Klein reveals her favourite lily varieties for pots and borders and her tips for growing them. Plus, how to beat lily beetle.


Monty Don Tiny plants, big appeal

Monty reveals his new-found passion for alpine plants – drought tolerant, pretty and ideal for all types of gardens.


April offer 15 free lily bulbs

Take advantage of our special offer on 15 free lilies to plant in spring, worth over £24 – just pay £5.65 postage.


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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