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Apple and parsnip muffins

The perfect cold-weather treat that is both seasonal and delicious. 

Favourite seed heads - Foeniculum vulgare c. Lynn Keddie
Plants

Seedheads glistening with frost play an important part in bringing structural winter interest to the garden. Here's five plants that can be happily left to provide a eyecatching display

Get kitted out for colder weather
Gardens

Our pick of garden and household items that will help to keep you and your plants warm and protected during the colder months. 

Make your own origami seed packet
Plants

Organise your seeds ready for sowing and make your own origami seed packets – simply follow our fold-by-fold guide. 

The best gardening gloves
Design

Here's our pick of the best gardening gloves. 

Firewood c Andrew Montgomery

As winter approaches, it's time to start thinking about re-stocking your firewood supplies. Here we choose the best types of firewood, give advice on stacking logs and offer top tips for creating the perfect fire. 

Borlotti bean and red pepper stew

Cook up a borlotti bean and red pepper stew and make the most of comforting home-grown flavours. 

November plants
Plants

As cold weather approaches, head gardener Mat Reese looks to plants that keep flowering or hold on to their russet foliage, into the last embers of autumn. Here is his selection of November plants. Photos Jason Ingram. 

The Almanac by Lia Leendertz

The Almanac by Lia Leendertz is a seasonal guide to 2018 and it's our book of the month for November. Here you can read our review of the book.

Take a look inside the December issue
Gardens

Take a look inside the December issue. This month; practical and stylish Christmas gifts for gardeners and the Bannermans choose their ultimate horticultural library, plus a walled garden designed by Arne Maynard and 26 hollies for year-round interest. 

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