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Gardens Illustrated Magazine - - Contents -

ACROSS

1 See 26 across 4 Pro­gres­sive death start­ing from tip of shoot (7)

9 Bul­bous un­der­ground stem of eg cro­cus (4) 10 Lau­rel’s part­ner re­sis­tant to cold (5) 11 It’s a soil aer­a­tor, nat­u­rally! (4) 12 Alpine plant with trum­pet-shaped blue flow­ers (7) 14 Green prune I cooked (6) 15 Genus of black bry­ony – in pot, a must (5)

16 Globe this­tle genus – nice shop va­ri­ety (8)

18 Would, we hear, hurry for grasslike plant in the Luzula genus (8) 20 Thick, spread­ing, like a shrub (5) 21 As roots steady a plant… on arch, per­haps (6)

23 “Red leaf-stalks”, as stage ac­tors may mur­mur (7)

25 Grass-like plant in Poaceae fam­ily – partly free-drain­ing (4)

26/1 across Kew Gar­den’s 18th-cen­tury Chi­nese-in­spired build­ing (5,6)

27 Glas­gow pop singer’s dwarf, clump-form­ing lupin (4)

28 Vig­or­ous, dark-flow­ered laven­der – which is rest­ful in the af­ter­noon (6)

29 Re­moves eg leaves from stems (6)

DOWN

1 Point of a gar­den fork? (5) 2 Resin ex­uded eg by leaves of

Cis­tus ladan­i­fer (3) 3 Showy tuber­ous plants, of­ten stored over win­ter (7)

5 Non-climb­ing Hed­era eg H. helix ‘Erecta’, and com­mon pub name (3,4)

6 Looped knot of rib­bons, er, makes a leafy gar­den shel­ter (5)

7 Com­mon field plant, scar­let­flow­ered Pa­paver rhoeas (4,5)

8 Name of a pale-mauve clema­tis – res­i­dent at High­grove! (6,7)

13 Da­mon re­turned a bumper­crop­ping dwarf French bean (5)

15 Like black­berry Rubus fru­ti­co­sus – fruit-pick­ing thus pain­less? (9)

17 The tu­pelo tree genus – in Tony’s sand­pit (5)

19 Erect like an iris’s stan­dard pe­tals – hon­est! (7)

20 Dwarf rhodo­den­dron with grey-blue flow­ers and small gar­den bird (4,3)

22 Equiv­o­cate about a bushy bound­ary (5)

24 Swollen un­der­ground stems – they light up! (5)

27 Flower garland’s partly ed­i­ble, ide­ally (3)

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