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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

October issue on sale Tuesday 23 September

In the October issue, we guide you through all the essential jobs for autumn. Plus, sow your free packet of sweet pea seeds, claim a free bulb pack and find out how to create your own cut flower patch.


In this issue...

Autumn essentials Autumn essentials

Read our advice on the key jobs for autumn, including pruning, composting and lawn care. Plus, discover Alan's pick of the plants for glorious autumn colour.


Sweet pea seeds Free sweet pea seeds

The October issue comes with a free packet of 'Spencer Tall Mixed' sweet pea seeds. Find out how to sow them this autumn, for spectacular scented blooms next summer.


Festive flowers Festive flowers

Learn how to ensure a beautiful indoor display of amaryllis in time for Christmas Day by following our simple rule, and choose from our pick of varieties.


Making a cutting garden Start a cut flower patch

Rachel de Thame explains how to start a cut flower garden now, so that you can enjoy cut flowers in the house and garden for many months next year.


Banish late pests Banish late pests

There are still plenty of pests lurking in the garden at this time of year, ready to munch on your crops and plants. We show you how to deal with them.


Make a new garden from scratch Make a new garden from scratch

Discover how to transform your garden in less than a year, with Carol Klein's advice on creating a versatile space packed with colourful flowers and easy-to-grow plants.


Grow better fruit Grow better fruit

A mild spring, hot July and wet August have lead to abundant harvests this year, especially at Longmeadow. Monty Don reviews his fruit-growing year.


50 free wallflowers 50 free wallflowers

In shades of apricot, gold, orange and cream, wallflowers provide a welcome burst of colour in spring. Claim 50 FREE plants, worth over £24 – just pay £5.95 postage.


Free bulbs Free bulb pack

Claim a free bulb pack worth £3.99, including daffodils, crocus, alliums and hyacinth at your nearest Wyevale Garden Centre – just fill in the coupon in the magazine. If you don't live near a branch of Wyevale, we've lined up other great bulb offers here.


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