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August issue
Gardens

Take a look inside the August 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month we focus on small gardens and ideas of how to make the most of limited space. Plus there's some great summer planting ideas.

Stylish buys for a contemporary garden
Design

With more time spent outside enjoying the garden in summer, make sure your accessories are as stylish as your planting

Recipes from Worton Organic garden

In the August issue, Gardens Illustrated visits Worton Organic Garden in Oxfordshire and share a few recipes for delicious dishes using ingredients from the garden. Here you'll find a few extra recipes for a summer sorbet and stuffed gem squash. 

What to sow in the garden July
Plants

Gardener cook, Jojo Tulloh says it's time to sow a few winter vegetables in preparation for the months to come. 

July plants
Plants

Cool pastel tones, grey-green foliage and a few fiery blooms are what the garden needs in July. Photos by Jason Ingram. 

Places to visit this month: July
Gardens

Head gardener Mat Reese chooses his favourite places to visit in July to find seasonal plants at their best.

Children's play areas and stylish garden design
Design

Mixing play areas with planting flair is not as difficult as you might think. Here are a few ideas to make children's play work in the garden.

Sweet peas, growing tips for sweet peas, where to buy sweet peas
Plants

Find a magical mix of sweet pea cultivars from Easton Walled Garden in Lincolnshire, plus growing tips and where to buy the best selection of seeds. 

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The best deckchairs
Design

Find the perfect summer sling with our list of the best deckchairs

Summer salad recipes

Gardener cook, Jojo Tulloh has three recipes for sumptuous summer salads made with the freshest of ingredients picked straight from the allotment. 

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