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May 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated
Design

Take a look inside the May issue and discover everything you need to know about the plants, gardens and trends at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower show. 

Using bulbs in perennial borders
Plants

Tips for using bulbs in perennial borders by Dutch garden designer, Jacqueline van der Kloet. 

9 of the best bird baths
Design

Welcome some feathered friends into your garden this spring. 

Crocus 15% discount

Online plant retailer Crocus is offering readers a 15% discount this month on their plant range, so here's a chance to make some great plant choices at a saving.

Shakespeare's Gardens
Gardens

To mark this year’s 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, we are giving away three prizes that include a copy of Jackie Bennett’s book Shakespeare’s Gardens, along with a pair of passes to visit Shakespeare’s historic homes and gardens.  

Celebrate the Queen's birthday. Photo: Getty Images
Gardens

Find out about some of the events planned to celebrate HM the Queen's 90th birthday. 

c. Hannah McVicar

Listen to our latest podcasts, recorded at the Gardens Illustrated Festival in 2015.

 

Transform your front garden
Design

A pretty front garden is a joy to come home to, as well as a delight for passers-by. Here are few ways in which you can transform your front garden. 

April plants
Plants

April showers and longer, warmer days bring forth a host of woodland plants and some bright and showy spring bulbs; plantswoman Marina Christopher chooses her favourites. Photographs by Jason Ingram. 

Highgrove
Gardens

We are delighted to offer readers of Gardens Illustrated a second opportunity to attend a special tour of the glorious gardens at Highgrove, the private home of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall: Friday 24 June 2016

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