Reader treats

27th January 2006 at 00:00
We hope this week's treat will help you banish the winter blues and get you looking for the first signs of spring; a cluster of snowdrops or a grassy bank set with gold and purple crocuses. We're giving four lucky Friday readers the chance to win a pound;50 voucher for the award-winning online gardening website www.crocus.co.uk.

Whether you'd like to spruce up your own window boxes, fill your school grounds with bulbs or get digging in the allotment, crocus.co.uk will inspire, advise and provide you with all the stuff you need.

On the site there are some great seasonal gardening tips and more than 4,000 plants to choose from. You'll also find everything you need while out planting, including tools, compost, and even sheds to store it all in.

Visit www.crocus.co.uk or call the 24-hour order line on 0870 787 1414.

For your chance to win just answer this question correctly. The annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show takes place in which month: January, May or November?

Alan Bennett audiobooks

As many of you will be involved in National Storytelling Week (January 28 to February 4; more details at www.sfs.org.uk) we thought you'd appreciate the chance to listen to one of the UK's best storytellers, Alan Bennett, on CD.

Untold Stories brings together the finest and funniest moments of Bennett's writing over the past 10 years. Untold Stories Part 1: Stories is a poignant family memoir recalling the marriage of Bennett's parents, the lives and deaths of his aunts and the uncovering of a long-held family secret. Untold Stories Part 2: The Diaries is his much celebrated diaries for the years 1996-2004.

We have three sets of Untold Stories parts 1 and 2 (BBC Audiobooks, Pounds 12.99) on CD to give away. To enter answer this question.What is the name of Bennett's play set in a northern grammar school in the 1980s currently running at the National Theatre in London: Boys from the Blackstuff or The History Boys?

Mark your answers gardening or Alan Bennett and send on a postcard to the TES address or by email to friday@tes.co.uk. Remember to include your address and contact details. Entries close February 2.

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