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Woman's Weekly Living Series

Aug 01 2020
Magazine

Published by IPC Media.

Published 9 times per year the Woman's Weekly Living Series has issues daedicated to health, gardening, cooking and knitting, as well as seasonal specials.

Editorial

Woman’s Weekly Living Series

LET’S GET gardening • Get out and enjoy your garden this summer, here’s our guide to what’s new and must do

Papaver somniferum (opium poppy)

Book offer

KIM’S TIPS

Plants for summer

Watering products

Midsummer DREAM • This Staffordshire gem is brim full of wild flowers, cottage garden favourites and all the joys of summer

FACT FILE

Planting a shelter belt

Sweet peas

Creating a tapestry of colour

A feast for the eyes

Garry & Alison’s Kitchen Gardening tips

TOP 10 for summer baskets • Fill a container with these high-impact performers that will give you long-lasting interest this season

Ask the RHS EXPERTS • The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chief Horticulturist Guy Barter solves your gardening dilemmas

Guy’s guide to DEADHEADING ROSES

HOW TO PROPAGATE TENDER PLANTS

THE DRY GARDENS • As summers are becoming hotter and drier, gardeners are looking for new ways to bring greenery to their gardens

CREATING BEAUTIFUL PLANT COMBINATIONS

SELF-SEEDERS

HOW TO RECOGNISE DROUGHT-RESISTANT PLANTS

Top tips for planting a successful drought-resistant garden

Wild & free • Encourage insects and wildlife by building a bug hotel

The best BEE HOUSES

Bring in the BUTTERFLIES • Transform your garden into a butterfly paradise this summer

The best butterfly-friendly plants

Get ahead for AUTUMN • Now’s the time to start planning for autumn. From berrying shrubs to autumnal foliage, here’s how to inject a blaze of colour into containers and borders

TOP TIPS • ACERS TO ADD DRAMA

Fiery picks for pots

EXOTIC landscapes • There is no place for shrinking violets in an exotic garden – here the emphasis is on big, bold and beautiful...

Tropical foliage plants

Dazzling flowers

A VIBRANT COLOUR PALETTE

Caring for tender exotics • It could be tempting fate to plant any exotic species without first ensuring that your garden is warm enough and protected from winter chills

Dazzling DAHLIAS • Anyone who has ever been wowed by a display of dahlias will no doubt have marvelled at the seemingly endless diversity of flower form, size and colour.

Dahlia facts

DAHLIA FAQs

The best varieties • Still not sure which dahlia to choose? Start with a winner. More than 100 dahlia cultivars have earned the coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM), meaning they have performed best in rigorous trials under the expert eyes of RHS judges – here is just a selection…

Hit the DECK • Decking is cheaper than paving, easier to use and creates the perfect focal point for a low-maintenance garden

Get WATER WISE • With temperatures rising, it’s important to think about how we keep our garden looking lush and healthy without using too much water

Drought-loving plants • Look for plants that have adapted to drought conditions by developing water-retention tricks, such as fleshy, sword-like and grassy leaves or tuberous ‘water-storage’ roots. Those with silver-grey leaves are also good choices, as they have built-in defences, such as reflective surfaces and fine hairs that effectively trap moisture.

Ripening RASPBERRIES • Francesco Ponziani, horticulturist at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, shares his wisdom on growing this delicious fruit

Once picked, raspberries make the most delicious sweet treats

Just the JOB • There’s plenty to do in the garden in August and September, and...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 68 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Aug 01 2020

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 8, 2020

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

Published by IPC Media.

Published 9 times per year the Woman's Weekly Living Series has issues daedicated to health, gardening, cooking and knitting, as well as seasonal specials.

Editorial

Woman’s Weekly Living Series

LET’S GET gardening • Get out and enjoy your garden this summer, here’s our guide to what’s new and must do

Papaver somniferum (opium poppy)

Book offer

KIM’S TIPS

Plants for summer

Watering products

Midsummer DREAM • This Staffordshire gem is brim full of wild flowers, cottage garden favourites and all the joys of summer

FACT FILE

Planting a shelter belt

Sweet peas

Creating a tapestry of colour

A feast for the eyes

Garry & Alison’s Kitchen Gardening tips

TOP 10 for summer baskets • Fill a container with these high-impact performers that will give you long-lasting interest this season

Ask the RHS EXPERTS • The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chief Horticulturist Guy Barter solves your gardening dilemmas

Guy’s guide to DEADHEADING ROSES

HOW TO PROPAGATE TENDER PLANTS

THE DRY GARDENS • As summers are becoming hotter and drier, gardeners are looking for new ways to bring greenery to their gardens

CREATING BEAUTIFUL PLANT COMBINATIONS

SELF-SEEDERS

HOW TO RECOGNISE DROUGHT-RESISTANT PLANTS

Top tips for planting a successful drought-resistant garden

Wild & free • Encourage insects and wildlife by building a bug hotel

The best BEE HOUSES

Bring in the BUTTERFLIES • Transform your garden into a butterfly paradise this summer

The best butterfly-friendly plants

Get ahead for AUTUMN • Now’s the time to start planning for autumn. From berrying shrubs to autumnal foliage, here’s how to inject a blaze of colour into containers and borders

TOP TIPS • ACERS TO ADD DRAMA

Fiery picks for pots

EXOTIC landscapes • There is no place for shrinking violets in an exotic garden – here the emphasis is on big, bold and beautiful...

Tropical foliage plants

Dazzling flowers

A VIBRANT COLOUR PALETTE

Caring for tender exotics • It could be tempting fate to plant any exotic species without first ensuring that your garden is warm enough and protected from winter chills

Dazzling DAHLIAS • Anyone who has ever been wowed by a display of dahlias will no doubt have marvelled at the seemingly endless diversity of flower form, size and colour.

Dahlia facts

DAHLIA FAQs

The best varieties • Still not sure which dahlia to choose? Start with a winner. More than 100 dahlia cultivars have earned the coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM), meaning they have performed best in rigorous trials under the expert eyes of RHS judges – here is just a selection…

Hit the DECK • Decking is cheaper than paving, easier to use and creates the perfect focal point for a low-maintenance garden

Get WATER WISE • With temperatures rising, it’s important to think about how we keep our garden looking lush and healthy without using too much water

Drought-loving plants • Look for plants that have adapted to drought conditions by developing water-retention tricks, such as fleshy, sword-like and grassy leaves or tuberous ‘water-storage’ roots. Those with silver-grey leaves are also good choices, as they have built-in defences, such as reflective surfaces and fine hairs that effectively trap moisture.

Ripening RASPBERRIES • Francesco Ponziani, horticulturist at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, shares his wisdom on growing this delicious fruit

Once picked, raspberries make the most delicious sweet treats

Just the JOB • There’s plenty to do in the garden in August and September, and...


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