In these crazy times, Amateur Gardening wants to keep you informed and supported the best ways we know how.

AG’s gardening editor Ruth Hayes is self-isolating as a result of her husband displaying the core symptoms of the virus.

Many AG readers will be in a similar situation to Ruth. Some readers will have to work from home, and some of our senior readers will be advised to stay in. This blog will be updated regularly and will tell you how Ruth is managing to garden under these difficult circumstances.

Furthermore, Lesley Upton, AG’s features editor, has an allotment and so she will be keeping you posted on how allotmenteers are coping in these difficult times.

We appreciate it will be tough for AG readers to go through this experience, but with the help of this blog we can all be in isolation together.

Respond to Ruth’s or Lesley’s blog via the AG email: amateurgardening@ti-media.com and Ruth may post some of your comments and experiences of self-isolation. You can also post your views and thoughts on our social media sites:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmateurGardeningMagazine/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/TheAGTeam

And don’t forget to keep writing your questions to ever-helpful gardening expert John Negus, who is responding daily to your queries, always here for the AG family – and waiting to hear from you! Write to him at amateurgardening@ti-media.com

You can purchase individual copies of Amateur Gardening magazine without having to leave your home – simply go to https://www.magazinesdirect.com/single-issue/ or, of course, you can take out a subscription and never miss an issue! Subscribe here.

AG is a community, and we’re all in this together.

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