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9 of the best long-handled bulb planters

Make sure you're prepared for bulb-planting season with a good quality, easy-to-use bulb planter. Here's our selection of nine of the best with long handles. 

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Long-handled bulb planters

Make sure you're prepared for bulb-planting season with a good quality, easy-to-use bulb planter. Here's our selection of nine of the best with long handles. 

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We pick out nine of the best long-handled bulb planters, ideal for when you have a large number of blulbs to plant and don't want to spend hours on your knees.

 

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How to employ a gardener

A skilled gardener offers far more than mere watering and weeding but what, exactly, should you look for? Annie Gatti picks up on some of the main considerations when looking to employ a gardener.

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Tips on employing a gardener

A skilled gardener offers far more than mere watering and weeding but what, exactly, should you look for? Annie Gatti picks up on some of the main considerations when looking to employ a gardener.

A skilled gardener offers far more than mere watering and weeding but what, exactly, should you look for? Annie Gatti picks up on some of the main considerations when looking to employ a gardener.

Container combination - Butterflies and flashbacks

Designer Kristy Ramage plants up a stunning urn with a splash of gorgeous summer flowers. Here's how to recreate the look yourself.

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Butterflies and flashbacks c Andrew Montgomery

Designer Kristy Ramage plants up a stunning urn with a splash of gorgeous summer flowers. Here's how to recreate the look yourself.

Butterflies and flashbacks

Reader Holiday: Gardens at the heart of France 13-17 October 2014

Join our tour hosted by editor Juliet Roberts and plantsman John Hoyland to the gardens of Paris and Île de France, including a visit to the Journées des Plantes plant fair at Château de Courson: 13-17 October, 2014

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Paris scene c. Peter Seaward

Join our tour hosted by editor Juliet Roberts and plantsman John Hoyland to the gardens of Paris and Île de France, including a visit to the Journées des Plantes plant fair at Château de Courson: 13-17 October, 2014

 

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.

 

Tylney Hall Hotel Garden Appreciation weekend - offer

Discover the delights of the Arts & Crafts gardens at Tylney Hall, Hampshire, during the exclusive hotel's Garden Appreciation Weekend 16-18 May. Gardens Illustrated readers get a 10% discount too.

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Discover the delights of the Arts & Crafts gardens at Tylney Hall, Hampshire, during the exclusive hotel's Garden Appreciation Weekend 16-18 May. Gardens Illustrated readers get a 10% discount too.

Discover the deights of the Arts & Crafts gardens at Tylney Hall, Hampshire, during the exclusive hotel's Garden Appreciation Weekend (16-18 May). Designed by Arts & Crafts architect Robert Weir Schultz, with help from Gertrude Jekyll who proveded planting designs, the gardens declined druing the war years until restoration began in 1986. The weekend includes two nights B&B with dinner, garden tour, visits to two local gardens and talk by landscape architect Dominic Cole.

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.

 

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