Six Months of Seeds - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine 2021

Six Months of Seeds

Exclusive reward for Subscriber Club members in 2021: six double packets of seeds worth over £30.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine we’re giving our subscribers SIX double packets of seeds from Mr Fothergill’s FREE over six months, worth over £30. From January to June, you’ll receive a double seed pack with each subscriber issue, so you can grow easy, colourful flowers and delicious veg for free.


Plus, you’ll receive:

  • Special magazine content about your seed varieties and how to get the best results
  • Extra subscriber-only offers on seeds, plants and accessories
  • Exclusive online video guides to growing your flowers and veg, as well as specially curated features and projects

Please note: Due to new restrictions on moving plants and seeds overseas, we regret that we are not able to provide free seeds on subscription copies outside mainland UK

Find out more about the great varieties you’ll receive from January through to June, below.

This month

June: Zinnia and cornflower

June: Zinnia and Cornflower - Six Months of Seeds
June: Zinnia and Cornflower – Six Months of Seeds

Get speedy results with this colourful couple, worth £4.80

  • Zinnia ‘Early Wonder’ – large dahlia-like blooms in a mix of showy, vibrant colours
  • Cornflower ‘Blue Ball’ – easy to grow, with masses of bee-friendly blooms, cornflowers are the perfect cottage garden flower

Exclusive video guides

Previous months

January 2021: Chilli and rocket

January: Chilli and Rocket - Six Months of Seeds
January: Chilli and Rocket – Six Months of Seeds

Our healthy eating duo, worth £4.95

  • Chilli ‘de Cayenne’ – classic red fruits, nicely spicy, the ideal heat for stews, soups, stir fries and salads
  • Rocket ‘Tricia’ – fast-growing and full of flavour, your leaves will be ready to eat in as little as five weeks

Look out for your double seed pack, loose inside the paper wrap of your January issue.

Exclusive video guides

February: Dahlia and echinacea

February: Dahlia and Echinacea - Six Months of Seeds
February: Dahlia and echinacea – Six Months of Seeds

Colour made easy with our February double pack, worth £5.20

  • Dahlia Mignon Mixed – loved by bees and butterflies, these colourful, compact plants are ideal for pots and borders
  • Echinacea Large flowered – beautiful in summer borders, with elegant, lance-shaped leaves and large daisy-like blooms. The long stems make them ideal for cut flowers

Exclusive video guides

March: Sunflower and Pollinator Mix

March: Pollinator mix and Sunflower - Six Months of Seeds
March: Pollinator mix and sunflower – Six Months of Seeds

Perfect for pollinators, our March packs are worth £5.50

  • Pollinator Mix – a wildlife-friendly mix of beautiful flowers, rich in nectar and pollen
  • Sunflower Sunburst Mix – super-easy to grow, the cheery large flowerheads are a magnet for pollinators and the seeds are a great source of food for birds later in the year

Exclusive video guides

April: Tomato and basil

April: Tomato and Basil - Six Months of Seeds
April: Tomato and basil – Six Months of Seeds

The taste of summer. Packs worth £4.80

  • Tomato ‘Red Cherry’ – heavy crops of small fruits with delicious, sweet fruits flavour. Can be grown outside or in an unheated greenhouse
  • Basil ‘Lettuce Leaf’ – this unusual basil bears enormous, frilly-edged leaves, which have a sweet aromatic flavour you can enjoy all summer long

Exclusive video guides

May: Cosmos and carrot

May: Cosmos and Carrot - Six Months of Seeds
May: Cosmos and carrot – Six Months of Seeds

A couple of classics in this double pack worth £5

  • Cosmos ‘Purity’ – this much-loved favourite will give you a dazzling display of large white flowers right through summer. Also great for cut flowers
  • Carrot ‘Royal Chantenay 3’ – sow direct in the ground, or in containers. Kids will love growing and eating this fast-growing variety and the small, sweet roots are delicious cooked whole

Exclusive video guides