Amateur Gardening cover 30 March 2019

What’s in this issue…
Free RHS seeds worth £3.05! Plus:

Jobs for this week

How To Revive Your Lawn For Summer
Ruth’s step-by-step guide to rejuvenating
your grass

Plant Out Forced Bulbs
Find out how to plant out this year’s forced hyacinth bulbs

Restart Your Houseplants
Smart tricks to ensure your indoor foliage
is ready for spring

Look After Container Shrubs
How to top-dress, feed and re-pot for continued health

How To Sow Your Free RHS Seeds
Discover the delights of robust annual climber Mina lobata


Great garden ideas

Pick Of The Very Best: Petunias
A summer container classic, but which six are the very best?

The Latest On Lupins
Find out how to bring elegance and impact to back borders

Glamorous Ground Cover!
Hardworking wonders that are down to earth but full of allure

How To Grow Bluebell Creepers
Cool blue rules as Anne looks at the ethereal charms of sollya

Get The Look: A Welsh Wildlife Garden
An enchanting garden that focuses completely on wildlife


Gardening wisdom

Peter Seabrook
The big question: are you a gardener or a ‘yardener’?

Bob Flowerdew
Problems with slugs? Open a mollusc pub, says Bob

Val Bourne’s Garden Wildlife
How scabious can help bring the pollinators to your garden

Lucy Chamberlain’s Fruit And Veg
Growing in small spaces, unusual beets, figs in pots

Ask John Negus
Chitting problems, bamboo survival, blistered redcurrants

How To Use: Lawnmowers
Petrol, cable or battery? Tim Rumball offers his expertise

Anne’s Masterclass
Trouble with echinacea? Anne’s guide will put you right

A Gardener’s Miscellany
With Brexit on the brain, this week’s subject is Europe

Your Letters
Mother’s Day ideas, early dandelions and pet cyclamen

Toby Buckland
Can Toby give Einstein a run for his money? Find out!


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Cover picture (GAP): Petunia ‘Designer Buzz Purple’