Gift, Leisure & Entertainment

Special subscription offer at Chelsea Flower Show 2013

14 May 2013 - 1:23pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Subscription gift - Haws copper watering can

If you're going to the Chelsea Flower Show, visit the Gardens Illustrated stand and sign up to our special subscription offer. Save 40% on the shop price* and choose from either Piet Oudolf's latest book or a Haws copper watering can as your free gift.

Subscribe to GARDENS ILLUSTRATED at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21-25 May). You'll save 40% on the shop price* and you can choose a FREE gift as part of your subscription package. Choose from either:

 

Exclusive artist's print – just a few remaining

12 April 2013 - 3:39pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Golden Beetroot and Purple Carrot by Natasha Clutterbuck

Don't miss your chance to buy an exclusive GARDENS ILLUSTRATED print of one of Natasha Clutterbuck's charcoal artworks of root veg.

 

 

Reader Holiday - Gardens of the Northern Dutch Provinces: 3-9 July 2013

16 January 2013 - 5:04pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Piet Oudolf's garden at Hummelo c. Walter Herfst

Take in some of the best gardens and nurseries in the Netherlands, including a tour of Piet and Anja Oudolf’s private garden

 

 

15% discount on Red Mud Hut pots and containers

20 October 2012 - 12:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Red Mud Hut offer discount on pots and containers

If you've been to the Columbia Road Sunday flower market you might already be familiar with Red Mud Hut. If you haven't, here's your change to discover the range of pots and containers they produce for plants and gardens large and small. And they're offering a 15% discount too. 

 

Courson autumn plant fair

9 October 2012 - 10:54am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Courson

The plant fair at the Domaine de Courson, just south of Paris, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year at its autumn show this October.

Les journées des plantes held at the impressive Domaine de Courson just south of Paris is celebrating its 30th year at its autumn show on the 19-21 October.

Missing clue to October crossword

2 October 2012 - 3:47pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Crossword

We're sorry but we've just noticed a mistake in the October issue crossword. We hope this hasn't been too frustrating for you.

Unfortunately we missed off the clue to 17 ACROSS for the October issue (190) crossword. Apologies to anyone who has been trying to complete it. Here is the clue:

17 Across: Open to the elements, seed pox developed (7)

Japanese anemone offer

21 September 2012 - 12:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’

Take advantage of our reader offer. Plant these recommended Japanese anemones now and you'll enjoy fine, late summer displays for years to come.

Japanese anemones start blooming in late summer and carry on well into the autumn, providing a show of interest late in the season. This offer chooses three of our favourites (featured in our Plant Profile of the October magazine, issue 190). 

Get your entries in

6 September 2012 - 6:05pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Summer in Rain by Magdalena Wasiczek

The deadline for entries to this year's International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is 30 November. Select your best images and enter now. 

The International Garden Photographer of the Year competition is open to both amateurs and professionals with eight categories relating to gardens, plants and the natural world around us, plus a category for Young Garden Photographer of the Year.

Nurseryman's favourites – August

24 July 2012 - 12:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Sedum 'José Aubergine' c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Nurseries highlights Sedum 'José Aubergine' for its intensity of colour in the August garden. PLUS places to visit to enjoy the fruitfulness of summer

 

Art in the Garden

30 June 2012 - 12:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Pierre Diamantopoulo's Arch at The Grove

This summer there’s a great selection of garden art and sculpture events and exhibitions taking place in some of the country’s finest garden locations. Here’s a selection to look out for.

This summer there’s a great selection of garden art and sculpture events taking place in some of the country’s finest garden locations. Here’s a selection of events to look out for.