Amateur Gardening 27 June 2020 cover

Amateur Gardening 27 June
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Jobs for this week

Old Bulbs Out, New Bulbs In
Ruth plants tantalising autumn colour prospects and tends to faded spring bulbs

Planting Autumn Colour
Great ideas for the next season, and planting now for stunning displays next year

Grow Your Free Seeds
Sun-worshipping daisy delights with your
free Amateur Gardening 27 June free seeds

Re-Pot And Rescue
Best ways to revive a neglected bottlebrush tree and replant a pot-bound shrub


Great garden ideas

Perfect Peonies
Romantic and resplendent, try the ultimate border blooms that never fail to deliver

Repeat-Flowering Roses
Guarantee colour for months with the varieties that give more bang for your buck!

Edible Flowers
The gorgeous planting options for your border that really are good enough to eat


Gardening wisdom

Peter Seabrook
Drought or shade, here’s how to deal with challenging gardening issues, says Peter

Bob Flowerdew
Make the most of your space now and guarantee even higher yields later, says Bob

Lucy Chamberlain’s Fruit and Veg
Focus on calabrese, grow pots of chillies, peppers and aubergines, prune grapevines

Val Bourne
Blackberries aren’t just great food for us: they are a gift for wildlife, says Val

Ask John Negus
Your questions on quince problems, peony pruning, and a mystery plant or two!

A Gardener’s Miscellany
Blooming wonderful facts, puzzles and prizes about the bold yet delicate poppy

Anne Swithinbank’s Masterclass
If you want parsley all year round fear not, for Anne is here to show you how

All Our Yesterdays
Amazing reader questions from over 100 years ago – does anything sound familiar?

How To Use Tools
Tim looks at some great shading options to help regulate greenhouse temperatures

Letters To Wendy
Our readers share tales of pesky deer, lovely roses, and a fab wisteria bonsai!

Toby Buckland
Torbay palms may shed leaves like crazy but they come in handy, as Toby discovers

Garden News
Why allotment spaces are in decline despite demand, and a worrying hornet alert

Cover: Peony ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ (pic: Garden World Images)