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Reader Event: Painting the Modern Garden - 30 March 2016

Gardens Illustrated readers are invited to the Royal Academy for an exclusive viewing of the landmark exhibition, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

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Claude Monet, The Artist’s Garden at Giverny, 1900. Oil on canvas, 89.5 x 92.1cm

Gardens Illustrated readers are invited to the Royal Academy for an exclusive viewing of the landmark exhibition, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

 

Where to find garden antiques

In a little plug for our sister title Homes & Antiques, we recommend buying the February issue of the magazine to discover the best hunting grounds for garden antiques.

 

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Guide to best antiques and vintage shops. Illustration Polly Fern

In a little plug for our sister title Homes & Antiques, we recommend buying the February issue of the magazine to discover the best hunting grounds for garden antiques.

 

Homes & Antiques magazine helps dig up finds for your garden in a guide of the UK’s best antiques and vintage shops.

What you need in your potting shed

Get kitted out for the ultimate potting shed

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Kit out your potting shed

Get kitted out for the ultimate potting shed

A functional potting shed is a must-have for a keen gardener. Here are some essential items (and some treats) that will help you to own the ultimate potting shed. 

 

 

 

 

 

How to create a tonal border from garden design expert, Arne Maynard

The borders at Cottesbrooke Hall are made up of pale pinks, deep purples and icy blues. Garden designer Arne Maynard shares some of the plants that make up the stunning borders, grouping them together in colour palettes.

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Cottesbrooke border c. Jonathan Buckley

The borders at Cottesbrooke Hall are made up of pale pinks, deep purples and icy blues. Garden designer Arne Maynard shares some of the plants that make up the stunning borders, grouping them together in colour palettes.

The borders at Cottesbrooke Hall are made up of pale pinks, deep purples and icy blues. They are the work of garden designer, Arne Maynard who weaves atmosphere into all his planting with an expert eye for detail, use of texture and concept of space. Here he shares some of the plants that make up the stunning borders, grouping them together in colour palettes.

 

Turner Prize 2015

We would like to congratulate Assemble for their Turner Prize win - and the ladies of the Granby Four Streets area in Toxteth who have shown the worth of regeneration at a grass roots level. Find out more

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Assemble Turner Prize 2015 c. Jeff J Mitchell

We would like to congratulate Assemble for their Turner Prize win - and the ladies of the Granby Four Streets area in Toxteth who have shown the worth of regeneration at a grass roots level. Find out more

Architect collective Assemble has been awarded the Turner Prize 2015. Their nomination for a regeneration project in Toxteth, Liverpool, may perhaps not be described as conventional 'art', but it was recognised by the judges as ‘part of a long tradition of art working in society’.

9 of the best wheelbarrows

9 of the best wheelbarrow designs that help to lighten the load in the garden.

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Best wheelbarrows

9 of the best wheelbarrow designs that help to lighten the load in the garden.

During the colder months, the attention in the garden turns to tidying up and re-organising ready for the growing season ahead. We've chosen 9 of the best wheelbarrows to help lighten the load.

 

FOLDAWAY
Collapsible aluminium 150kg transport cart,
£373, Manufactum,
0800 096 0938, manufactum.co.uk

 

 

NEW! Gardens Illustrated Shop

We are delighted to announce that our new online Gardens Illustrated Shop is now up and running. Find out more about the gorgeous practical products we have for the discerning gardener.

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Gardens Illustrated Shop c. Sean Malyon

We are delighted to announce that our new online Gardens Illustrated Shop is now up and running. Find out more about the gorgeous practical products we have for the discerning gardener.

 

9 garden taps

Nine ways to bring water into the garden. 

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9 garden taps

Nine ways to bring water into the garden. 

 

Bringing water into the garden is an essential must-have for any discering gardener. However, sometimes, taps can become a dull addition or an eye-sore. Here we've picked out nine practical garden taps that don't compromise on style. 

 

DECORATIVE

Looking after your tools

We often forget to look after our garden tools. But with a bit of love and care, they can maintain their efficiency and become much longer lasting. Here we give you a few tips on maintaining and sharpening your garden tools. 

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Looking after your tools

We often forget to look after our garden tools. But with a bit of love and care, they can maintain their efficiency and become much longer lasting. Here we give you a few tips on maintaining and sharpening your garden tools. 

We often forget to look after our garden tools. But with a bit of love and care, they can maintain their efficiency and become much longer lasting. Here we give you a few tips on maintaining and sharpening your garden tools. 

Maintenance

Daniel Back is a gardener and designer who knows that a well-tended garden requires well-kept tools. Dan takes a craftsman's approach to gardens and it follows that he keeps his tools in meticulous order. In peak condition they are a pleasure to use; efficient and sharp and long lasting. 

15% discount on Sarah Raven Tulip Collections

Sarah Raven tulip collections combine colour, shape and texture to offer stylish pools of colour. Make the most of our 15% discount and bring your garden to life in spring time.

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Sarah Raven tulip collections offer

Sarah Raven tulip collections combine colour, shape and texture to offer stylish pools of colour. Make the most of our 15% discount and bring your garden to life in spring time.

Sarah Raven tulip collections combine colour, shape and texture to offer stylish pools of colour in your garden at spring time. All the featured tulips have been grown in Sarah’s own garden at Perch Hill in East Sussex and only the best have been selected to make up these exclusive collections. 

The collections on offer include:

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