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Woman's Weekly Living Series

Aug 01 2021
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 • All the news and best buys hand-picked for you

PLANT OF THE MONTH

IMPENDING PEAT BAN

Garden must-haves

Exciting new plants

POTS OF RECYCLED ROPE

A whiter SHADE OF PALE • Laura Piercy-Farley and her husband Paul have turned their compact London garden into a mono-toned haven

FACT FILE

Pathways

Sofa corner

The dining terrace

Top of the ladder

First things first

Heaven scent

The flower garden

Front garden

A limited palette

Finishing touches

TOP10 Compact dahlias • Bring in small varieties of this seasonal favourite, ideal for mid-border and patio pots

Ask the RHS EXPERTS • Guy Barter solves niggling gardening queries to get you through the season unscathed

BEAUTIFUL borders • Take inspiration from these grand designs and inject a bit of magic into your own

Beside the SEASIDE • Brighten up a dull corner of your garden with a nautical theme that includes flotsam, jetsam and souvenirs of happy beach holidays

Gardens AHOY! • Recreate the nautical look with coastal-style planting and design tricks

8 STYLE ADDITIONS FOR A NAUTICAL-THEMED GARDEN • Here are a number of small features with a seaside twist that are easily incorporated into existing gardens…

RHS GARDEN ROSEMOOR FLOWER SHOW

Dates for your DIARY • Explore beautiful gardens and immerse yourself in plants this summer to restore the senses! See websites and social media for up-to-date info

OPEN GARDENS AND WALKS

MACMILLAN COASTAL GARDEN TRAIL

Cor-blimey COURGETTES • Ian Tocher, former horticulturist at RHS Garden Wisley, now at Hampton Court Palace Gardens, shares his expert tips for growing these beauties

Now cook YOUR OWN! • Roasted, stuffed, barbecued, in salads or on a pizza, we love courgettes every which way. Here are a few ideas from our Test Kitchen…

Chelsea is BACK! • When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the 2020 RHS Chelsea Flower Show to be cancelled last year, it was the first time since World War Two that the show didn’t go ahead

Top tips for your own thriving indoor garden

Plants for late summer colour • Autumn doesn’t have to be all shiny berries and golden leaves – you’d be surprised how much colour adding some late-flowering plants can bring to your garden, right up until the first frosts. Perennial plants will come back year after year, and these hardy varieties are all winners of the RHS Award of Gardening Merit, giving assurance that the varieties are reliable, good for normal garden use and widely available.

How to master... PRAIRIE-STYLE PLANTING • Popular with show garden designers, this relaxed look can be tailored to fit any size of plot and, once established, requires little maintenance, says Anne Swithinbank

PLANTING AND CARE

4 for a container to create this look

BUTTERFLIES for wellbeing • They’re good for our plants and our stress levels – treat these gorgeous garden visitors to nectar-rich flowers and then see how many you can spot, says Hazel Sillver

GREAT GARDENS to visit in summer • These wonderfully designed gardens hit a high note in July

Just the JOB • Summer is a busy time in the garden. Here’s what will need your attention


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 68 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Aug 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 7, 2021

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 • All the news and best buys hand-picked for you

PLANT OF THE MONTH

IMPENDING PEAT BAN

Garden must-haves

Exciting new plants

POTS OF RECYCLED ROPE

A whiter SHADE OF PALE • Laura Piercy-Farley and her husband Paul have turned their compact London garden into a mono-toned haven

FACT FILE

Pathways

Sofa corner

The dining terrace

Top of the ladder

First things first

Heaven scent

The flower garden

Front garden

A limited palette

Finishing touches

TOP10 Compact dahlias • Bring in small varieties of this seasonal favourite, ideal for mid-border and patio pots

Ask the RHS EXPERTS • Guy Barter solves niggling gardening queries to get you through the season unscathed

BEAUTIFUL borders • Take inspiration from these grand designs and inject a bit of magic into your own

Beside the SEASIDE • Brighten up a dull corner of your garden with a nautical theme that includes flotsam, jetsam and souvenirs of happy beach holidays

Gardens AHOY! • Recreate the nautical look with coastal-style planting and design tricks

8 STYLE ADDITIONS FOR A NAUTICAL-THEMED GARDEN • Here are a number of small features with a seaside twist that are easily incorporated into existing gardens…

RHS GARDEN ROSEMOOR FLOWER SHOW

Dates for your DIARY • Explore beautiful gardens and immerse yourself in plants this summer to restore the senses! See websites and social media for up-to-date info

OPEN GARDENS AND WALKS

MACMILLAN COASTAL GARDEN TRAIL

Cor-blimey COURGETTES • Ian Tocher, former horticulturist at RHS Garden Wisley, now at Hampton Court Palace Gardens, shares his expert tips for growing these beauties

Now cook YOUR OWN! • Roasted, stuffed, barbecued, in salads or on a pizza, we love courgettes every which way. Here are a few ideas from our Test Kitchen…

Chelsea is BACK! • When the COVID-19 pandemic forced the 2020 RHS Chelsea Flower Show to be cancelled last year, it was the first time since World War Two that the show didn’t go ahead

Top tips for your own thriving indoor garden

Plants for late summer colour • Autumn doesn’t have to be all shiny berries and golden leaves – you’d be surprised how much colour adding some late-flowering plants can bring to your garden, right up until the first frosts. Perennial plants will come back year after year, and these hardy varieties are all winners of the RHS Award of Gardening Merit, giving assurance that the varieties are reliable, good for normal garden use and widely available.

How to master... PRAIRIE-STYLE PLANTING • Popular with show garden designers, this relaxed look can be tailored to fit any size of plot and, once established, requires little maintenance, says Anne Swithinbank

PLANTING AND CARE

4 for a container to create this look

BUTTERFLIES for wellbeing • They’re good for our plants and our stress levels – treat these gorgeous garden visitors to nectar-rich flowers and then see how many you can spot, says Hazel Sillver

GREAT GARDENS to visit in summer • These wonderfully designed gardens hit a high note in July

Just the JOB • Summer is a busy time in the garden. Here’s what will need your attention


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