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July 2016 plants

This month, plantswoman Marina Christopher is drawn to loose, airy, meadow-style plants that look beautiful all summer, attract insects and last well into autumn. 

August 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the August 2016 issue - this month, find out how to make the most of limited outside space with our small garden special. 


Planting expert Noel Kingsbury considers the importance of the trials garden at Weihenstephan in helping to define contemporary Germany planting.

The Posh Shed Company

The Posh Shed Company is offering readers the chance to win a beach hut-style Southwold shed worth £2,350.

Pressed flower prints and cards

By creating photographs of pressed wildflowers from around the globe, artist Jane Anashka creates prints and cards that she hopes will help to protect wild plants and their habitats. 


James Alexander-Sinclair gives eight design ideas for a folly - the garden structure that has no particular purpose beyond looking good in the landscape. 

Book of the month: Garden Revolution

Our book of the month for July is Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher. Read the review here. 

Plant-filled garden

In Portland, Oregon, Nancy Goldman finds joy in filling her garden with plants. Here you can find which are her favourites. 


We are delighted to once again offer readers the opportunity to visit Orticolario, one of Italy’s premier gardening events, by entering our competition. 

Pots of style: Aeoniums

Gardener Jacky Mills combines aeoniums and daisies for a sophisticated container planting. 

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