In this issue...
Top crops for pots
Even in a small space, you can still enjoy a bumper veg harvest. Find out which crops will give you the biggest yields from a single pot.
Plants for problem places
Discover 14 pages of plants that thrive in tricky conditions, from heroes for boggy soils and shade-dwelling superstars to tough types for windswept spots.
As the TV cameras return to Longmeadow, Monty reveals how radical winter work has transformed the Spring Garden. Plus, take a tour of the garden.
As we mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One, Carol Klein celebrates the field poppy, and suggests some annual varieties to try.
Small space, big impact
Got a narrow border that lacks the 'wow' factor? Joe Swift shows you how to fill it with high-impact, hard-working plants and seasonal highlights.
Revive a waterlogged lawn
If your turf has suffered in the winter wet, follow Toby Buckland's easy lawn rescue plan. It will get your lawn back into shape in just 12 weeks..
How to be happier
It's official - gardening makes you happy. We reveal the results of our happiness survey and Alan shares his six steps to a healthier and happier life. Full survey results (PDF download)
Free tomato and chilli plants
Claim three free tomato plants ('Sweet Aperitif', 'Flamingo' and 'Sungold') and three free chilli plants, worth £14.87 - just pay £3 postage.