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3 November 2018

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It’s Tulip Time Again
Ruth’s step-by-step guide to getting your tulips in the ground

Make More Of Your Tulips
How to get the best out of the different tulip varieties

The Glories of Leafmould
Which leaves are best to collect, and how to bag them

Sow Your Free Poppy Seeds With Pride
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI Great garden ideas

Pick Of The Very Best: Pyracantha
A four-feature shrub that’s easy to grow, says Graham

Tulips: Spoilt For Choice
We help you to decide from the huge variety available

What To Team With Tulips
Perfect pairings with bulbs, perennials and biennials

Pick Berrying Shrubs
Great ideas for brighter borders, pots and wildlife

Gardening wisdom

Peter Seabrook
Grafting could create the perfect sunflower, says Peter

Bob Flowerdew
Don’t delay, says Bob – it’s time to get ready for winter!

Val Bourne’s Garden Wildlife
Topsy-turvy weather has played havoc with butterflies

Lucy Chamberlain’s Fruit and Veg
Buy a fruit tree, overwintering onions, grow winter cauliflower

Ask John Negus
Overwinter begonias, mushy spuds, and plant mystery solved

A Gardener’s Miscellany
This week, mint is the subject of puzzles, teasers and trivia

How To Grow Dahlias
Lift or leave them in the ground? Anne gives her verdict

Anne’s Masterclass
Anne explains how to overwinter your tender plants

Your Letters
Pots on paths, bug mystery, dahlia tip, Jiffy bag foreigner

Toby Buckland
A plant that looks like a calabash pipe? Let Toby explain…

News, Offers and product tests

Latest News
Top plants for next year, ladybird disease and its effects

Tried And Tested: Greenhouse Heaters
Six products on test, but which is right for you?

Reader Offer
Fancy going on the cruise of a lifetime? Here’s how!

 

Cover photograph: Tulipa ‘Carnaval de Nice’ (pic: Alamy)