Amateur Gardening Cover Feb 10 2018

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JOBS FOR THIS WEEK

LAST CALL TO WINTER PRUNE

Cut back trees and shrubs for spring growth, says Ruth

FIVE ESSENTIAL PRUNING TASKS TO DO NOW

Key tasks for hedges, deciduous shrubs and more

TROUBLE-SHOOTING TIME!

How to resolve problems before they take over

LOAD UP YOUR BEDS WITH LOVELY LILIES

If you want to inject glamour, then lilies are the answer

FREE SEEDS: BLACK-EYED SUSAN

Ruth explains how to grow this sizzling summer climber

CLEAR PERENNIALS OF TANGLED WEED ROOTS

It can be a tricky business, but Ruth shows the way

GREAT GARDEN IDEAS

PICK OF THE VERY BEST

With great scent and easy to grow, Graham picks six daphnes

UP THE GARDEN PATH

Martyn Cox offers six plants that work great along paths

EASY WAYS TO GET MORE FLOWERS FOR LESS

Tamsin suggests 16 annuals for long-lasting colour

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH BLEEDING HEARTS

Val Bourne on why she loves these unique-looking plants

GET THE LOOK

Change and experiment is the key to this seaside garden

 

GARDENING WISDOM

PETER SEABROOK

Why give cut roses on 14 February when a bush is much better?

BOB FLOWERDEW

Home-grown salads have never been easier, says Bob

VAL BOURNE’S GARDEN WILDLIFE

The importance of lichens and the real benefits they bring

LUCY CHAMBERLAIN’S FRUIT AND VEG

Get an early pea crop, sow celery, plant Jerusalem artichokes

ANNE’S MASTERCLASS

How to control vine weevil in potted plants

YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Keeping pests from beans, giving spuds a boost and more

YOUR LETTERS

Interesting opinions, great tips and pictures from AG readers

GARDENER’S MISCELLANY

Facts, fancies, puzzles and prizes from Graham Clarke

HOW TO GROW ACACIA DEALBATA

Light up a late winter garden with Australian wattle

TOBY BUCKLAND

Chusan palms bring a touch of the exotic to your garden

 

READER OFFERS AND PRODUCT TESTS

READER OFFER

Four amazing European river cruises on offer

TRIED AND TESTED

Six smart devices to store tools are tested, but which is best?