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Clematis paniculata c. Jason Ingram

If you thought you'd have to wait until next spring/summer to enjoy clematis, think again. There are plenty of evergreen and semi-evergreen forms that flower in winter and will add extra sparkle - and scent too. Plantsman John Hoyland picks some favourites 

Clean your garden tools c. David Loftus

At the end of a day's gardening there's one final job you need to do - clean your tools. If you've been a bit lax, winter is the perfect time to give your tools some care and attention. Here's what to do

Advice on growing climbers on walls c. Sarah Cuttle

If you're worried about growing a climber up the wall of your house or garden wall, read our advice on best practice to ensure you never have any problems with damage to the wall's structure.

Cambridge University Botanic Gardens c. Rachel Warne

If you thought gardens weren't worth visiting as the winter months approach - think again. Here are four suggestions from plantswoman Derry Watkins that are worth wrapping up warm for and having a good walk round.

Vintage gardening tools c. Andrew Montgomery

Wht could be nicer than using a garden tool that has stood the test of time and is perfectly fit for purpose. Collector Louise Allen of Garden & Wood shares a few of her favourites and gives tips on starting your own collection

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus' c. Jason Ingram

GALLERY: Derry Watkins, owner of Special Plants Nursery near Bath picks 10 plants that give one last blast of colour as winter approaches. (Images by Jason Ingram)

12 trees for autumn

The owners of Kwekerij Arborealis nursery in the Netherlands specialise in trees. Here they recommend 12 of their favourite trees for show-stopping autumn colour.

Garden lighting: Charlotte Rowe designed garden c. Clive Nichols

When it comes to lighting your garden go for well-planned, carefully positioned, good quality solutions and you'll add an extra dimension to your garden. Read our tips and advice

November issue

Browse our gallery of gorgeous images giving you a sneak preview of the November issue - on sale Friday 24th October. We've a hard-working and inspirational feature on climbing plants, look at a contemporary design for a city garden and go to Germany to visit a garden that blends the formal with the natural to great effect.

Planting rhubarb c. Tim Sandall

Order your rhubarb crowns now for planting in November and December. Or if you have established crowns, it's also when you can start forcing rhubarb for early cropping.

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