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gardeners world save 25 percent offer off subscriptions

Posted: 28/03/2012 at 16:14

Hello Botticelliwoman, you're not an idiot! Always good for the subscription team to receive feedback!

2 for 1 entry

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 17:20

Hello Dolly2, please drop us a line at, including your address, and we'll post a 2011 guide out to you.



gardeners world save 25 percent offer off subscriptions

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 15:15

Reply to meiow and SebUK: please accept my apologies - I somehow managed to miss your original messages when responding to Botticelliwoman yesterday. There seems to be an intermittent glitch with the site - I've requested that it be resolved as a matter of urgency, and I'll notify you as soon as it's fixed. In the meantime, you can contact our customer service team on 0844 848 9707, who will be happy to process your order for you. Thank you for letting us know about the problem, and apologies for the inconvenience.


Welcome to the problem solving forum

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 10:49

Reply to Jen10: It does sound as if the problem here is the file size of your image - the maximum file size for uploads is 10MB. In order to upload the image you'll need to reduce the file size. Are you on a mac or PC? If you're on a PC, there may well be an application called Paint installed, which will allow you to do this.

There is more info on Paint here.

If you have any further problems, do please let me know!


why can I not upload photo

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 10:42

Hello Jean, I've left my response to your question on the other thread:

Problem-solving thread

Welcome to the problem solving forum

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 10:36

Reply to Jean: sorry to be unclear - the file extension is the type of file e.g. Word document or jpeg image, it appears after the file name e.g. 'myshrub.jpg'

If the file is a jpeg, and the file size only 9279 byte, then it should certainly upload, no problem. I'll ask our technical team to investigate the problem for you! I'll send you a direct message shortly, which you can access by clicking your login name, top right hand corner of the screen, and choosing 'My messages'.

Gardeners World Live

Posted: 27/03/2012 at 10:09

Hello Kellymc1983. You can snap up plant bargains on any day of the show! Although some sellers may will offer 'last day' discounts, there is plenty to choice from Wednesday right through to Sunday. You can view a list of the growers who will be exhibiting at the show here:

RHS Plant Avenue

RHS Floral Marquee Exhibitors

I hope this helps.


Welcome to the problem solving forum

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 17:57

Hello Jen10 Sorry for the continued problem. It isn't possible to upload Word documents or Zip files to the forum - the images do need to be in jpeg format. What is the file size of your original image?

Reply to jean: there certainly shouldn't be any problem with the those pixel dimensions, or that file size. Is your image definitly saved in jpeg format, with a '.jpg' file extension? Do let me know, and we'll sort it out for you! Thanks for bearing with us.



Your wishlist

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 17:50

Reply to cloud8: It's good to hear that you enjoy the videos on In response to your point about including the whole growing process, from start to finish, nearly all of our videos are extracts from the Gardeners' World programme archive, so inevitably focus on a particular part of the process, e.g. seed sowing, or planting, at a particular time of year. I quite agree, though, that it would be helpful to have an overview, and we'll certainly bear this in mind when planning any new content. (From a technical/practical point of view, it can be quite costly producing video over an entire growing season, as it would entail several filming sessions over a period of months!)

You might be interested in the new Gardeners' World Grow Your Own guide, available in both 'bookazine' format, and as an iPad app. This features complete grow guides for 60 edible crops, including fruit, vegetables and herbs. Each guide features advice on sowing, planting, maintenance, harvesting and storage, together with recommendations on varieties and culinary tips. You can find out more here:

Grow Your Own bookazine and app

I hope this helps!


Your wishlist

Posted: 26/03/2012 at 17:42

Reply to annieseed: thanks for the suggestions. Regarding your point about gathering information from around the country, we're always looking for ways to make the site more 'local and personal'. The next step in this process will be the 7-day weather forecast for gardeners, which we're planning to launch later in the spring. I've just asked my colleague on Gardeners' World Magazine, David Hurrion, about plant trials, and he told me that there are no immediate plans to run any ourselves, as we aren't in a position to run formal trials, in the way that, say, the RHS or Which? do. However, there are free seeds tomato and sweet pea seeds available with the April issue of the magazine, and it would be great to hear on this forum how people are getting on with them!


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Happy Christmas

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Notifications, private messages, avatar images, spellchecker 
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Current problems with forum and login

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Video projects and other project categories

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