Amateur Gardening cover 16 November 2019

Jobs for this week

Bare-Root Planting Explained
Get to grips with this easy and economical planting method

Dahlias And Hellebores
Find out how to pack away or prepare for flowering with Ruth

Create A Winter Of Flavours
Best winter herbs you can sow and grow
for taste and goodness

Taking Root Cuttings
Essential plant propagation, plus some
key water management tasks

Protect Container Plants
Life and pot in preparation for winter,
plus help vulnerable alpines


Great garden ideas

Get More From Abutilons
Exotic summer flowers that can bloom through the colder months

Don’t Be Bamboozled By Bamboo
How you can choose a great bamboo that won’t get out of control

Instant November Colour
Fiery flowers and berries to liven up your garden in November

Easy Evergreens
Garden stalwarts to bring structure and colour to a winter garden


Gardening wisdom

Peter Seabrook
It seems begonias are getting better and better, as Peter explains

Bob Flowerdew
Be as ruthless as you can with your apple and fruit trees, says Bob

Val Bourne
Bucking the trend of wildlife decline, Val spots a sharp-tailed bee

Lucy Chamberlain’s Fruit and Veg
Focus on rhubarb, plait some onion ropes and try Malabar spinach

Ask John Negus
Hydrangea health, photinia black spot and a corm conundrum

Anne Swithinbank’s Masterclass
Find out what you can do about the reversion of variegated leaves

How To Use Tools
Find out how to best service your petrol mower before storage

A Gardener’s Miscellany
This week, our trivia and quizzes are all about ornamental grasses

How To Grow Oriental Poppies
Delightful tints and structures guaranteed with Anne’s top tips

Letters to Wendy
Hot water bottle tips, hidden webs and seeds for squirrels

Toby Buckland
This week, Toby decides to prep his dahlia tubers for winter


Cover pic: Chrysanthemum ‘Ashley’ (pic: Garden World Images)