FEBRUARY ISSUE ON SALE 3 JAN

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Our February issue is full of planting ideas to take the chill off the garden in winter. We look at the plants that can bring a little  romance, scent and frosted pastel colours, dainty Cyclamen coum and a vibrant border scheme as bright as any rainbow. Our reader gardens are full of structural evergreens and grasses, crocus and snowdrops for inspiration. We've got tips on how to create a bird cafe and how to grow foolproof crops in your gourmet garden.

IN THIS ISSUE

Celebrate structure Hard landscape and evergreens deliver bold winter interest
Be inspired by… fabulous foliage, a riot of red gardening goodies, new plants for 2018 and diary dates
Create a little romance Tactile plants, heady scent and delicate blooms – there’s no place more romantic than a winter garden
Give them a gift they’ll love Make a romantic gesture with the gift of a beautiful plant
Grow a dainty winter treat Cyclamen coum are among winter’s prettiest tubers. Val Bourne picks the best
Splash out in style A water feature will add sound and movement to any garden
What to do this month Plant hellebores, prune summer clematis and watch out for late frosts. You can even start sowing seeds on a warm, sunny windowsill
Add patio chic with frosted pastels Make a feature of demure winter flowers using these simple yet elegant display ideas
Plant a vibrant winter rainbow Light up your winter with easy dogwoods, a willow and a carpet of early narcissus and scillas
Grow foolproof crops Think veg growing is too hard? Try these easy annual crops from seed
Ask Garden Answers We answer your queries on dividing, repotting, pruning and pests
Border rescue Expert advice on injecting colour into a shady border
Design Solutions A small suntrap is perfect for the Mediterranean look
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Buyers’ Guide to mesh and fleece Protect plants with the right fabric
Free* potato kit worth £24.98 and other great plant offers on acacia, geraniums and summer fruits. *Just pay p&p
Enjoy early colour and scent Three camellias for just £21 (save £15) or two fragrant Daphne mezereum for £20 (save £8)
Holiday offers Exciting trips with money off for GA readers
Free* potato kit worth £24.98 and other great plant offers on acacia, geraniums and summer fruits. *Just pay p&p
Enjoy early colour and scent Three camellias for just £21 (save £15) or two fragrant Daphne mezereum for £20 (save £8)
Holiday offers Exciting trips with money off for GA readers
Over to you Readers share their stories to win an RSPB bird feeding station or Felco secateurs
Puzzles and prizes Win a handy Stayhold Boot Organiser, or £50 of vouchers for Hayloft Plants
Garden view Spring starts on Valentine’s Day, says Helen Billiald.    Find out why she’s an early sower