Which gardening magazine subscription is right for you?
The most popular gardening magazine in the UK (by a long way) is BBC Gardeners' World, and it's a fantastic monthly title with something for everyone. It offers the perfect mix of down-to-earth gardening advice, problem-solving, monthly growing checklists, kit reviews and inspirational features. It's a good value practical magazine and you'll find articles by well-known TV gardeners in every issue.
If you're focused on growing fruit and vegetables, both Grow Your Own and Kitchen Garden Magazine will help you to improve your results. Featuring extensive growing guides and plenty of DIY projects, these gardening magazine subscriptions are perfect for people with an allotment or plot of any size, even those with only a small amount of balcony space. You'll find lots of great reader input and if you need inspiration for how to make the most of your harvest, there are plenty of mouth-watering recipes to try out.
For serious gardeners who want to improve all aspects of their garden, try a subscription to Modern Gardens or Garden Answers if you prefer a monthly magazine or Amateur Gardening or Garden News for a weekly title. These are practical magazines for gardeners of all abilities, with lots of advice, seasonal planting guides and easy to follow projects for both outdoor and indoor gardening. You'll enjoy the reader stories and garden showcases and find interesting letters and fun competitions. The monthlies offer more in-depth features while the weekly magazines have more up-to-date news.
If it's garden inspiration you're after, look no further than Gardens Illustrated and The English Garden Magazine. These are up-market, aspirational garden magazines that showcase some of the best private gardens in the UK. In addition to the stunning photography, the designers and owners give their inside knowledge and tips, which is perfect if you're looking to improve your own garden space.
For equally inspirational profiles of both interiors and exteriors, order a subscription to Homes & Gardens, Country Living, House & Garden or LandScape Magazine. These magazines feature a good mixture of beautiful gardens and stunning interiors, offering design inspiration both inside and out.
Another superbly popular UK gardening magazine, on account of it being included with RHS membership, is The Garden Magazine. Published every month it's a great all-rounder with a delightful mixture of expert gardening and growing advice, news from the Royal Horticultural Society and inspiration from stunning gardens around the UK. Subscribe to The Garden and you'll also receive membership to the RHS with the added benefits that affords.