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Gardens Illustrated book of the month

Gardenista is a sourcebook of real gardens - a compendium of design ideas for the garden that you will return to again and again. It's our book of the month and you can read the review here. 

Desert-adapted garden design in California
Gardens

The hot and dry Californian climate required the owners of Rancho Diablo to consider plant usage carefully for their garden. The result was a fiendishly clever, desert-adapted design. Photographs by Claire Takacs. 

Gardens to visit for culture
Gardens

We select 15 of our favourite gardens in which you can immerse yourself in art, literature, science, politics and music.

Plant trends for 2017
Plants

We asked ten experts what plants they are most excited about growing in their gardens in the year ahead to create a definitive list of the top plant trends for 2017. 

Seed catalogues 2017
Plants

Columnist Jojo Tulloh recommends her favourite seed suppliers.

Take a look inside the January 2017 issue
Gardens

Our first issue of the year is here and it is packed with dreamy gardens from across the globe, from a romantic, moated garden in Norfolk to a pastoral garden in Spain. Take a look inside the January 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. 

The Severn Project
Plants

On a plot near Bristol, social enterprise the Severn Project offers staff a new start in life through growing salad. 

The exotic garden at Great Dixter
Plants

The exotic garden at Great Dixter in Sussex is admired widely. Here, head gardener Fergus Garrett picks out some of the incredible plants that grow there. 

Christmas gifts for gardeners

A selection of stylish, practical and decorative Christmas gift ideas to tempt even the most seasoned of gardeners.

Gardens Illustrated 2017 Nigel Dunnett
Design

Nigel Dunnett is a garden designer who regularly designs show gardens for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and was part of the team who designed the planting for London Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Here he talks to Gardens Illustrated about his love of gardening ahead of his talk, 'Layers of colour: creating beautiful long-season planting' at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017. 

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