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The Plant

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The Plant

Let us begin with a cliché (since you won’t find any in this gardening magazine). The Plant really grows on you. Back with a new design, wider and higher page dimensions with a more bookish feel this Spanish/UK hybrid, is living in the world of botanicals, but there any resemblance to common gardening magazines will end. Confession time: I love the Sunday supplements aspirational porn, with their ‘planning for your border with colour all year round’, ‘transform your dark corners with the latest succulents’ and my personal favourite ‘no fuss gardening for the non-gardening fan’. Just pick up a trowel the glossy...

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Cedar

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Cedar

Cedar is a new addition to the developing mash-up genre of sophisticated gardening, photography and lifestyle that’s proving hugely popular at the moment. The Bath-based creators of the magazine, Matt Green and Katie Thomas, tell us how they got started. What is the genesis of Cedar, or how did it come about? It’s something we’ve been slowly planning over the last few years without really knowing exactly what it was we wanted to do. At the beginning of last year we set up a website with the intention of documenting the people and places we met throughout the year, showcasing their...

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