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What’s in Amateur Gardening 10 March 2018

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Help maintain your alpines

Caring for alpines and creating a ‘cheat’s’ rockery

Re-potting a peace lily

Ruth Hayes’ six-year-old plant has outgrown its old home

How to re-start your dahlias

Pot them up now to make sure they’re ready for summer

Free seeds: Verbena Rigida ‘Intensity’
How to sow this cottage garden favourite

Plant a Mother’s Day basket

How to create a gift of scent and colour for your mum

Great garden ideas

Pick of the best: Pulmonarias

Graham Rice reveals his pick of the RHS AGM winners

How to ditch the digging

Tamsin Westhorpe on how to produce crops without digging

Fancy growing something different in 2018?

A reader’s choice of the new plants to grow this year

Hardy geraniums

Why this tough little gem is the ultimate border essential

Get the look

How to utilise many different styles in one garden

Gardening wisdom

Peter Seabrook

Move away from plugs and back to seeds, says Peter

Bob Flowerdew

Soil preparation is the key to successful sowing, says Bob

Lucy Chamberlain’s fruit and veg

Moving fruit bushes, starting aubergines, sowing salads

Val Bourne’s garden wildlife

How Val deals with pests organically

Anne’s Masterclass

Anne Swithinbank explains what to do when pittosporums get out of control

Your questions answered

Growing avocados, failing brassicas, what’s eating a photinia?

Your letters

Use of chemicals, good/bad farmers and missing dahlias!

How to grow sweet peas

Anne Swithinbank’s tips for this fragrant summer favourite

Gardener’s miscellany

Puzzles, prizes and interesting facts about veg from Graham

Toby Buckland

Give slug-eating frogs a helping hand, says Toby

Reader offer

Your chance to get some lupin ‘Russell Hybrids’