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BBC Gardeners' World Magazine

July issue on sale Friday 26 June

In the July issue, discover how to get the most from your summer garden - whether you’re at home or away. Plus, take advantage of our offer on two free acers, worth £19.98.

 

In this issue...

Hydrangeas The colours of summer

Is your garden in need of a boost? Be inspired by our suggestions for plants that will give your garden an instant refresh.

 

Feel the heat Feel the heat

Follow Joe’s plan for a vibrant border full of sultry scarlets and smokey purples, inspired by the garden at Hidcote Manor.

 

What to do now 50 ways to get more from your July garden

Get practical advice from the Gardeners’ World team on jobs to do this month, from planting autumn-flowering bulbs to conserving water.

 

Carol Klein Failsafe summer cuttings

Taking summer cuttings is an easy way to make more of your favourite plants. Carol Klein shares her foolproof summer propagation tips.

 

On test: powered pruners On test: power pruning kit

In the first of our new testing series, we try out a selection of small-bladed cutters to see if they give big results.

 

Herbs for cocktails Herbs for cocktails

Enjoy tasty tipples this summer by following our tips on growing cocktail herbs in pots – plus cut out and keep our cocktail recipe cards.

 

Christmas countdown - veg to sow now Winter crops to sow now

Enjoy bountiful harvests at Christmas and beyond, by getting prepared this summer. We show you what you need to do.

 

Alan Titchmarsh Alan's survival guide

Get a glorious garden with less effort using Alan’s tips for summer-proofing your plot, plus preparing it for when you’re away.

 

Monty Don Pretty perlargoniums

Vibrant, free-flowering and easy going, pelargoniums are the stars of summer, in a myriad of colours and scents. Monty shares his favourites.

 

Two free acers Two free acers

Take advantage of our special offer on two small acers for pots (Acer atropurpureum and Acer ‘Osakazuki’ worth £19.98 - just pay £5.65 postage.

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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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