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Garden Heaven’s new issue is here!


by IMAGE
28th Aug 2014
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The secret life of succulents: Jane Powers explains why they're nature's born survivors.

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For tours of gifted gardeners? very own private green spaces, a round-up of Ireland’s most beautiful public gardens, and tips on everything from how to train your fruit tree to making the most of summer’s sumptuous bounty, pick up the Autumn/Winter edition of Garden Heaven, on sale now!

This issue, Garden Heaven has got access to some gorgeous and impressive Irish spaces. Be inspired by June Blake‘s wonderful Wicklow gardens as well as a beautiful, bespoke Kildare gem boasting banks of dramatically coloured blooms. We also tour some of the country’s most inspiring open spaces, many of which hold some intriguing and unexpected secrets.

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Then, once you’re good and ready to get your hands dirty, turn to?Jane Powers? guide to planting spring bulbs. Autumn is the perfect time to plan for the coming year, and if you follow her words of wisdom you will have a garden to be proud of come spring. Jane also explores the wonderful world of succulents???if you haven’t already, prepare to fall in love with these hardy, quirky houseplants.

Elsewhere in the issue, we have some delicious apple recipes, great new uses for common garden weeds and a fab DIY tutorial that will inspire you to get creative with herb containers. Our expert guides take in everything from training fruit trees to mushroom foraging plus a focus on firepits and braziers – essential buys if you want to eke out every last bit of the autumn evening sunshine.

American author Lauren DeStefano described autumn as a time ?when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale?. This chimes perfectly with?Fionnuala Fallon‘s beautifully evocative exploration of late summer blooms, which is filled with brilliant advice on creating a gloriously glamorous garden.

And, as if all that isn’t enough, we’re giving away a Husqvarna Automower worth €1,599 to one lucky reader!

Garden Heaven Autumn/Winter is on shelves now, priced €4.95.

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