Plants

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.

Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii c. Annaick Guitteny

GALLERY: The Asteraceae family is renowned for its daisy-like stars. Add to these some less recognised member and you have a great selection of plants for autumn colour. Browse our gallery for late season inspiration. Pictures by Annaick Guitteny (issue 202)

Hippeastrum ‘Misty' c. Jason Ingram

If you think you know amaryllis (or more correctly named Hippeastrum), think again. Alys Fowler picks out 8 beauties that you'll long to grow for their striking blooms. Plus tips on how best to grow them. Don't forget to order your bulbs now

Pumpkins and squash c. Paul Debois

As Halloween approaches you can't help but notice the increasingly popular range of winter squash and pumpkins in shops and harvest display. So how about growing your own, ready for this time next year? Alys Fowler suggests some favourites.

Petra Pelz prairie-style garden c. Sabrina Rothe

Landscape archtect Petra Pelz own garden is a magical mix of structural grasses and a limited mix of colourful perennials

Tricyrtis formosana ‘Dark Beauty’ c. Andrew Montgomery

Perfect for brightening up a shady corner in the autumn garden, Tricyrtis - also known as toad lilies - are colourful star-shaped flowers often spotted in a contrasting colour, held on arching stems. Real little gems...