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Designers Guild 2017 range

Designers Guild is delighted to offer Gardens Illustrated readers an exclusive 20% discount on its Spring Summer 2017 upholstered furniture and home accessories ranges. Valid from 29 April to 31 May 2017.

Places to visit to see bluebells. Photo Getty Images

Wandering through woodland among a sea of bluebells swathed in dappled light is a magical experience. Now is the time to get out and see these wonderful British flowers for yourself, so take a look through our suggestions for the best places to visit to see bluebells.  

May 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the May 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month; the inside scoop on RHS Chelsea Flower Show, container displays with a gently wild style, the best Papaver species and four gardens to inspire your own garden design. 

Chiltern Seeds Papaver rhoeas 'Pandora'

Make the most of this offer and get seed sowing now for fantastic and fruitful summer displays. Valid until 31 May 2017.

Chatsworth House c. Getty Images

The first-ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show will take place this summer in the spectacular grounds of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire’s Peak District. Running from 7-11 June, the new show will feature stunning show gardens and plant displays. We've got a prize of two pairs of tickets to visit RHS Chatsworth Flower Show on 7 June plus overnight stay.

Magnolia stellata 'Jane Platt' by Rachel Warne

April makes its own rules and can dictate play for the rest of the year. Alys Fowler lists some of the essential tasks to do in the garden this month to ensure that you are prepared as possible. 

The best supports for climbing plants

 Don't forget to give your plants the support they need to flourish in the garden. Here are nine of the best designs for climbing plants. 

Arundel Castle tulips

Here are just some of the 36,000 tulips on show at Arundel Castle as part of their Tulip Festival, which we hope will inspire your own display for next year. You can find out more about Arundel's tulip displays in the April 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Rhubarb ketchup recipe

Gardener-cook Jojo Tulloh shares her recipe for rhubarb ketchup

Gardens to visit for planting inspiration

Five places to visit to see spring plants at their best.

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