January 2018 cover

This month’s issue is all about getting maximum flower power in the garden, even in the depths of winter! We reveal the plants to choose for colour and fragrance, ‘scent-sational’ viburnums, the trees that look good naked and how to do your bit for winter wildlife. Plus lots, lots more…

Celebrate frosted forms - Winter frost transforms the garden
Be inspired by... a silver and white container; winter heathers; collectable snowdrops; plants that look good naked; diary dates for January
Fill your garden with winter flowers - Brighten up the new year with a feast of blooms for fragrance and colour
Choose the best winter plants for wildlife - Our top 10 plants that will draw in the birds and bees
Plant a fragrant viburnum - We pick the best species and cultivars for early scent
Take inspiration from the winter garden - Cedric Pollet reveals how the winter garden has evolved
What to do this month - Tend to amaryllis, recycle your Christmas tree and set up a cosy propagator for early sowings
Plant up a pot of vibrant colour - Don’t let your garden fade away this month! Fill a container with bulbs and evergreens
Bring together the best of winter - Give a golden dogwood a glossy evergreen backdrop, then underplant with snowdrops and libertia
“It’s like a theatre set in winter” Bold topiary, hedges and clever design create drama
“Our borders are full of early bulbs” This enchanting garden has bulbs, stems and fragrant shrubs
“It’s got a little bit of everything” Snaking lines of snowdrops give borders an unusual twist
Garden to visit - The winter garden at Polesden Lacey is a dazzling sight in January. We reveal its highlights
Plant a small tree for wildlife - A tree offers seasonal food and shelter for all sorts of creatures. Here’s our pick of the best
Make the most of your veg-growing year - Plan and rotate crops for a delicious 2018 harvest
Ask Garden Answers Our experts help you get the most from your garden – send us your questions!
Border rescue - A tired rockery gets a golden makeover for winter
Design Solutions - Trees create a leafy look that’s perfect if yourgarden lacks privacy
Buyers Guide to greenhouse heaters - Keep tender plants cosy
Wrap up warm for winter - These machine-washable tops are smart, snug and easy to peel off
20 free perennials worth £35.97. Get your summer borders sorted now with this colourful reader offer. *Just pay postage
Winter-flowering shrub collection - Enjoy 50% off when you buy this collection of fragrant classics
Over to you - Readers share their photos and words of wisdom to win an RSPB feeding station or some fab new Felco secateurs
Puzzles and prizes - Enter to win £100-worth of Elho goodies or a £50 Hayloft Plants voucher
Garden View - A weekend of gardening will tighten up those abs promises Helen Billiald

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