With autumn just around the corner, it's time to take advantage of the warm soil and plant shrubs, ground covering plants and spring bulbs. Toby Buckland has loads of ideas for dynamic plant combinations which not only rev up our borders but will be low maintenance too. He also has top tips on different varieties of cyclamen to plant to give six months of stunning colour right the way from autumn through to spring. And with Christmas in mind, Toby recommends some bulbs that will be ready to cut in time to add beauty to your yuletide home.
Joe Swift visits Packwood House to help with the trimming of some of the biggest yew topiary in the country and gets expert tips from Head Gardener Mick Evans.
Carol Klein takes another in-depth look at the iris family. Plus, a privileged look at the garden of one of Britain's most cherished children's authors, Roald Dahl, as we find out how his garden inspired some our best-loved stories.