April - May 2017

New April - May 2017

page 6 Gardening News & Views

A look at the latest tips, plants, and equipment from around the gardening world 

page 8 The Wood of the Desert, Agave Sisalana

Lorraine Cavanagh reacquaints us with the fascinating history of this ancient plant

page 12 Up Close and Personal with Manoj Malde

  The Chelsea Flower Show designer and one-time fashion guru answers a few of our searching questions

page 14 Lavender - Europe’s favourite possession

page 16 Madeira - Island of Gardeners Dreams

  We take a walk around the parks of this plantsmans paradise 

page 18 Madeira - Quinta da Bela Vista

We visit this glorious Madeiran hotel and take a walk around its gardens

page 22 Don’t Miss the Spectacular Madeira Flower Festival

page 23 Focus on ... Kigelia africana - Sausage Tree

page 24 Knobs and Knockers

  Alan Butler introduces us to more of his succulent friends

page 29 2017 Tall Ships Regatta begins in Sines - home of Vasco de Gama

page 30 Herb Gardening

Tips to grow your own kitchen cabinet

page 31 Kitchen Corner

Gobi Aloo with The Raj Indian Restaurant

page 32 Wine from the East

Lara Silaghi visits the surprisingly ancient wine routes of Asia

page 34 Zara Nasir visits Interewe Sub-Tropical Scottish Paradise

page 36 The Magnificent Hanging Gardens of Bali

page 38 Rocks and Crops 16 - Feldspar 

Consultant geologist Pete Siegfried explains the reasons behind the conglomerates interest in this controversial mineral

page 40 Carrion Flowers with Alan Butler

You don’t have to be a masochist to grow them - but it helps!

page 44 The Amphibians of Iberia

Love them or loathe them, Steve Andrews gets cuddly with some of the princes in your Mediterranean garden

page 47 Plenty of Fish in the Sea

Cornish artist Jez Semmens gives a quick step-by-step lesson on how to paint in watercolours

page 50 Knowing your Boundaries

Hedging ideas for the Mediterranean garden

page 52 Natural Perfumes

La Fleur by Livvy

page 54 To Do List - April - May 

page 56 Bumper Reader’s Letters Pages 

page 58 Algarve Walking Festival

page 59 Focus on ... Duranta Erecta - Pigeon Flower  

page 60 Green Pages

page 62 Photo Competition 

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