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Places to see topiary

In the September issue, designer Alexander-Sinclair looks into the benefits of topiary in the garden. Here we highlight 8 places to visit to find inspiration for topiary design. 

August plants

Plantswoman Marina Christopher focuses on colourful and nectar-rich plants as her choice for late summer plants. 

Oak swill baskets

The skill of hand-crafting traditional Cumbrian oak swill baskets is alive and well with artisan Owen Jones. 

The Hive, Kew Gardens c. Jeff Eden

Make that summer holiday feeling linger. Here's a small selection of events taking place as August moves in to September that will ensure you make the most of summer in the garden, both culturally and horticulturally.

Garden party ideas

According to a recent survey, 67% of Brits prefer to throw a garden party than to go on a night out so we've put together a few ideas to inspire you to host some alfresco entertainment.

Take a look inside the September 2016 issue

Take a look inside the September 2016 issue - This month we take a look at Piet Oudolf's perennial meadow in Somerset, the ancient technique of scything and offer up some inspiration for stylish autumn container planting. 

Pots of style suppliers

For our latest Pots of Style series, gardener Jacky Mills gives us recommendations for suppliers of both interesting plants and pots. 

Dyffryn Fernant c. Claire Takacs

Plant and garden expert Noël Kingsbury visits Dyffryn Fernant, a garden set on the edge of Pembrokeshire's Preseli Hills, and considers the essence of creating a true sense of place

Get kitted out for flower appreciation

While the garden is in full bloom, show some appreciation for the fabulous flowers on display with these stylish products.

Tips for designing small gardens

Limited outdoor space doesn't have to be restrictive. Here are some helpful tips from four well-designed small gardens.  

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