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Choose the right flowers for a planting palette that will last all year round. We lead you through colour spectrum, revealing reliable plants to compliment existing border schemes. Plus: how to use pink and orange to wow the neighbours; flowers you can grow and eat; how to enjoy nocturnal wildlife; and a Moroccan garden design that uses exotic plants and colourful accessories to pack your plot with Eastern promise.  


Celebrate natural colour Enjoy the sumptuous view at Wildside Nursery in Devon, where designer Keith Wiley is inspired by nature
inspired byoranges and lemons, citrus-bright shopping, plants in flower now, a fun poppy quiz and diary dates
the perfect colour scheme Give borders a colour-coordinated look that lasts all year. Taking each colour in turn, we suggest exciting ways to make it work
Learn to love pink and orange Sock it to the neighbours with an outrageous clashing border. We dare you!
Meet the Queen of the coneflowers Echinaceas are real bee pleasers, ideal for growing among grasses
to do this month Harvest fruit and care for container plants. Its also the perfect time to sow biennials or plant a climber
opposites attract Spice up a sunny corner by planting bold yellows and blues together
Its my own private paradiseColour-coordinated flowers and luxuriant foliage have turned this London garden into a shady haven
I hate looking at bare soil!” Grasses, dahlias and favourite annuals take these colourful beds right through to autumnwith some clever gap filling
There are surprises round every cornerWith its knot garden, Oriental courtyard, woodland and herbaceous borders, this cottage garden is full of intrigue
to visit The late Beth Chatto created her world-renowned gardens in Essex by choosing the right plant for the right place. Here we look at the lovely legacy shes left behind
to know our native wildflowers Grow the best of British in your garden this year
our fabulous annual wildflowers
flowers you can eat Edible blooms make a perfect garnish for salads. Plus: quick brassicas, our deep-fried courgette flower recipe and intercropping explained
Garden Answers Our experts  answer your gardening queries
Rescue Add cohesion and height with plants that echo each others form, in white, blue and silver
Solutions Get the Moroccan look with glossy foliage plants and vibrant, exotic-looking flowers
to Garden Answers Enjoy gardening inspiration all year round for just £2.62 an issue
Colour up your garden Smarten up wood and metalwork with a lick of paint. Heres our buyersguide
FREE* fragrant groundcover phlox worth £19.98... plus other money-saving offers to tempt you! *Just pay £5.65 p&p 
bedding Fill gaps beautifully with these colourful new plants in 2-litre pots
Over to you Readers share their gardening photos and stories to win an RSPB bird feeding station or Felco secateurs
and prizes Enter our competitions to win goodies from Town & Country and Hayloft Plants
view Does social media pressure spoil our joy of gardening? Helen Billiald thinks it might