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Places to visit to see bluebells. Photo Getty Images
Plants

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
Design

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'
Plants

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
Gardens

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
Design

 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
Plants

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
Plants

Gardener-cook Jojo Tulloh shares her recipe for rhubarb ketchup

Gardens to visit for planting inspiration
Gardens

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

Spring planting c. Andrew Montgomery
Plants

The Easter break marks the busiest periods for plant nurseries across the country. We ask plant experts to give us their tips on what to look for when buying plants to ensure garden success.

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