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We're sorry but we've just noticed a mistake in the October issue crossword. We hope this hasn't been too frustrating for you.
Unfortunately we missed off the clue to 17 ACROSS for the October issue (190) crossword. Apologies to anyone who has been trying to complete it. Here is the clue:
17 Across: Open to the elements, seed pox developed (7)
Take advantage of our reader offer. Plant these recommended Japanese anemones now and you'll enjoy fine, late summer displays for years to come.
Japanese anemones start blooming in late summer and carry on well into the autumn, providing a show of interest late in the season. This offer chooses three of our favourites (featured in our Plant Profile of the October magazine, issue 190).
The deadline for entries to this year's International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is 30 November. Select your best images and enter now.
The International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is open to both amateurs and professionals with eight categories relating to gardens, plants and the natural world around us, plus a category for Young Garden Photographer of the Year.
This summer there’s a great selection of garden art and sculpture events and exhibitions taking place in some of the country’s finest garden locations. Here’s a selection to look out for.
This summer there’s a great selection of garden art and sculpture events taking place in some of the country’s finest garden locations. Here’s a selection of events to look out for.
Get a free Sneeboer fork when you subscribe to GARDENS ILLUSTRATED at the Chelsea Flower Show, BBC Gardeners' World Live, Coombe Trenchard's Arts & Crafts Garden Festival, or the Cottesbrooke Gardeners' Fair.
Subscribe to GARDENS ILLUSTRATED at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (22-26 May 2012), Coombe Trenchard Arts & Crafts Garden Festival (1-2 June 2012), BBC Gardeners’ World Live (13-17 June 2012), or Cottesbrooke Gardeners' Fair (22-24 June 2012) and you can choose a FREE gift as part of your su
The gardening extravaganza that is the RHS Chelsea Flower Show kicks off in a matter of days. Make the most of your time in London and consider some other horticulturally themed activities. Here's a selection of things we've noticed taking place at the same time that might be worth a visit.
If you’re spending time in London during the week of the Chelsea Flower Show (whether you're attending the show or not), here are some garden-related treats to enjoy.