Gift, Leisure & Entertainment

Tickets on sale for new GROW London garden show

GROW London is the new contemporary gardeners' gathering, taking root on Hampstead Heath this summer: 20-22 June.

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GROW London

GROW London is the new contemporary gardeners' gathering, taking root on Hampstead Heath this summer: 20-22 June.

Perfect for gardeners and non-gardeners alike, GROW London will offer the very best in contemporary gardening – bursting with ideas on how to transform your outdoor space, be it a large garden or a compact balcony.

10% reader discount on Plant Belles

Plant Belles now have an online shop making it easy to buy their practical and decorative plant supports. Make the most of our special pre-Chelsea Gardens Illustrated reader offer, giving you a 10% discount on orders over £50.

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Plant Belles - Gertrude support c.James Corbett

Plant Belles now have an online shop making it easy to buy their practical and decorative plant supports. Make the most of our special pre-Chelsea Gardens Illustrated reader offer, giving you a 10% discount on orders over £50.

 

Top 10 most romantic gardens

On Valentine's Day lose your heart in one of the world's most romantic gardens. Garden writer Anna Pavord picks ten of her favourite gardens to visit that will sweep you off your feet

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Dicentra - Bleeding Heart c. Jason Ingram

On Valentine's Day lose your heart in one of the world's most romantic gardens. Garden writer Anna Pavord picks ten of her favourite gardens to visit that will sweep you off your feet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Somerset Gardens Tour 2014

Visit some of the finest and most influential gardens in England set within the wooded coombes and lush meadows of rural Somerset and its borders: 15-19 June, 2014

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The Organic Gardens at Holt Farm

Visit some of the finest and most influential gardens in England set within the wooded coombes and lush meadows of rural Somerset and its borders: 15-19 June, 2014

 

10% discount on Turtle Mats

In 2014 The Turtle Mat Company celebrates 20 years of keeping Britain’s homes cleaner and Gardens Illustrated readers can enjoy the benefits along with a 10% discount.

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Turtle Mat

In 2014 The Turtle Mat Company celebrates 20 years of keeping Britain’s homes cleaner and Gardens Illustrated readers can enjoy the benefits along with a 10% discount.

 

9 stylish greenhouses with porches

Our Design Sourcebook shortlists some of the most stylish options for greenhouses with porches

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Traditional greenhouse with coldframes from Victorian Greenhouses

Our Design Sourcebook shortlists some of the most stylish options for greenhouses with porches

DESIGN SOURCEBOOK
Nine stylish ways to keep your beloved plants happy through the seasons - we look at greenhouses with porches

 

SIZE MATTERS

 

 

10 of the best cloches for your garden

Whether it’s winter protection for crops and seedlings, or planning ahead for soil-warming prior to sowing seeds come spring, there’s a style of cloche to suit your needs

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Cloche choice c. Sean Malyon

Whether it’s winter protection for crops and seedlings, or planning ahead for soil-warming prior to sowing seeds come spring, there’s a style of cloche to suit your needs

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Glass and wire bell cloche (next to watering can)
18 diameter x 25cm h,
£19.99 from Crocus

Woven bamboo tunnel cloche
1m l x 40cm h x 45cm w,
£20 from Gifts & Gardens

Chase barn cloche wire framework (glass not included)
£12 from Hibbitt of Oswestry

9 stylish and practical bird feeders

Keep feathered friends happy in winter with these pretty but practical feeders

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The Short List - Birdfeeders

Keep feathered friends happy in winter with these pretty but practical feeders

 

FOR SMALLER BIRDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marjolein Bastin hanging feeder
£19.95, CJ Wildlife
0800 731 2820, birdfood.co.uk

 

 

SHABBY CHIC

Our 12 favourite gardening books of 2013

From Piet Oudolf's planting style to growing speedy veg, the GARDENS ILLUSTRATED team round up their favourite gardening books released during 2013. Great ideaS for Christmas gifts and we're offering all 12 to readers at a special price.

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2013 best books roundup

From Piet Oudolf's planting style to growing speedy veg, the GARDENS ILLUSTRATED team round up their favourite gardening books released during 2013. Great ideaS for Christmas gifts and we're offering all 12 to readers at a special price.

Daffodil by Noël Kingsbury
‘A fascinating, up-beat book with floral sunshine on every page. One you will look at again and again.’
Reviewed by Matthew Biggs issue 203 (November)
£17.99 – offer price £16.99
Timber Press, ISBN 978-1604693188

 

Special offer: GI reader discount at Yorkshire Sculpture Park shop

Get 10% off at Yorkshire Sculpture Park shop. You’ll find original work by international artists and contemporary designers and makers including exclusive goods from Angie Lewin to accompany her exhibition.

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Angie Lewin mugs for YSP c. Jonty Wilde

Get 10% off at Yorkshire Sculpture Park shop. You’ll find original work by international artists and contemporary designers and makers including exclusive goods from Angie Lewin to accompany her exhibition.

To celebrate Angie Lewin’s solo exhibition A Natural Line at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Gardens Illustrated readers can get a 10% discount in the shop.