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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

March issue on sale Friday 20 February

The March issue is packed with inspiration for the growing season ahead – we show you how to sow, plant and prune. Plus, enjoy your free zinnia seeds.


In this issue...

Free seeds Free seeds

The March issue comes with a free packet of easy to grow Zinnia ‘Hot Mix’ seeds – perfect for the border or for cutting.


Spring pots Spring pots

Brighten up your garden with our fast and fabulous container ideas using potted bulbs in flower.


Your Pruning Year Pruning guide

Our 20-page guide shows you how to prune like a pro – at the right time, using the right techniques.


Veg in containers Growing veg in containers

Our new series shows you how to get bumper harvests of great-tasting veg in even the tiniest space.


Sowing seed outdoors When to start sowing outdoors

Some seeds can be sown outdoors in March. We outline which seeds can be sown now, and how to warm your soil


Stripy lawns How to get a stripy lawn

Alan reveals how to bring bowling green perfection to your lawn – narrow stripes, wide stripes and a checked pattern.


Spring gems Spring gems

Carol Klein chooses her favourite unusual spring flowers from her garden that deserve a place in your borders.


Monty Don Monty's key jobs for March

As the days lengthen, Monty shares his key tasks to tackle before the month is over.


March offer 48 free cottage garden plants

Order garden favourites including Penstemon ‘Blackberry’ and Dianthus ‘Pink Peony’, worth over £32 – 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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