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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

August issue on sale Thursday 24 July

In the August issue, discover 24 chocolate-scented plants and be inspired by five pots for colour into autumn. Plus, claim three free scented climbers, worth over £20 – just pay £5.65 postage.

 

In this issue...

Plants for chocoholics Plants for chocoholics

Find out how to make your garden a chocolatey paradise, full of plants that are deliciously scented or richly coloured.

 

Montezumas chocolate Free chocolate

Buy your copy of the August issue of Gardeners' World Magazine at a branch of Waitrose and you'll receive a free bar of mouth-watering Montezuma's Orange and Geranium chocolate.

 

Why birds need our help Why birds need our help

Our gardens are vital pitstops for migrating birds. Chris Packham reveals how we can help them on their way.

 

Five hot pots Five hot pots

Is your garden in need of a boost? Our vibrant container ideas will give your garden a shot of colour right through to autumn.

 

Veg for free Veg for free

Saving seeds from you own crops not only saves you money, but also increases your stock of favourite veg to suit your garden. Follow our guide.

 

Cooking outdoors Cooking al fresco

Toby Buckland explores the options for alfresco feasting this summer, from chimineas and firepits to pizza ovens and the different types of barbecue.

 

What killed my plant? What killed your plant?

It's happened to all of us – one minute a plant looks healthy, then it suddenly dies. Use our handy, at-a-glance chart to find out what went wrong.

 

Weeds to keep Weeds to keep

There's a fine line between a wild flower and a weed. Alan explains which weeds are worth keeping in your garden - for wildlife and for flowers.

 

Carol Klein How to combine plants

Putting plants together is a complex art, especially as our gardens are ever-changing. Carol shows how to create beautiful blends.

 

Offer 48 perennials for free

Claim three free climbers, honeysuckle, jasmine and trachelospermum, worth a total of £20.81. Just pay £5.65 for postage.

 

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