We are Pics & Ink - a new way of buying interesting and unusual magazines, the type most people can’t find in their local newsagent.
The internet is great, it means we can access pretty much anything from pretty much anywhere. Magazines have yet to benefit from this. We aren’t about reading magazines online because we really like the touch, smell and beauty of great paper.
So let us be your guide through the world of independent magazines. We’ll tell you about them, show you a few pages, then we will pack them up very carefully and post them to your door.
Bloom is published three times a year, in spring, summer and autumn. Inside, you'll find practical gardening advice, an exploration of the natural world and a celebration of outdoor spaces big and small!
In issue 9, there’s a complete guide to growing pretty pelargoniums, a seaweed spotter's guide and a round up of the very best courses and qualifications for a job in the great outdoors. We break down the benefits of comfrey, offer pro advice on drought-tolerant plants and look at the evolution of the cottage garden.
Plus there's stories about grass, floral arranging, bees, bananas and lots of things to do, grow and cook throughout the season…