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Join the debate on the future of landscape design: 7-22 September 2013

14 June 2013 - 12:49pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Bergamo town square during landscape design festival

Be part of the cultural gathering, held in the historic Italian city of Bergamo, to celebrate urban environments and natural landscapes through garden design, architecture, ecology, art and education.

 

I Maestri del Paesaggio: International Meeting of the Landscape and Garden,
7-22 September 2013, Bergamo, Italy

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)

The making of a Chelsea garden

17 May 2012 - 2:04pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Tree arrival at Arne Maynard's Chelsea 2012 show garden for Laurent-Perrier

Designers and garden contractors have been on site for weeks, but now there's only a few days left until the RHS Chelsea Flower Show begins. Take a glimpse at how designer Arne Maynard is progressing with his garden for Laurent-Perrier.

In the June issue of GARDENS ILLUSTRATED - on sale 25 May - designer Arne Maynard has written about using roses as part of your garden design.

But as well as the Design Ideas series he's writing for us, Arne has spent the last year preparing for his Chelsea Flower Show garden, which will mark the bi-centenary of champagne house Laurent-Perrier.

 

Nurseryman's favourites – April

24 March 2012 - 1:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Lathyrus vernus c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Plants picks Lathyrus vernus as an ideal plant to bring your borders surging back to life this spring. PLUS places to visit to see plants at their spring-time best.

 

Gardens of Scotland - 31 August to 6 September

21 March 2012 - 1:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
LIttle Sparta c. Noel Kingsbury

Join our trip and visit some of Scotland's finest gardens, plus an invitation to stay at the private homes of some of the garden owners

Join this one-off trip and not only will you discover some of Scotland’s great historic and contemporary gardens, you are also invited to stay at the private homes of some of the garden owners, giving you a unique view of these properties not normally experienced by visitors.

Nurseryman's favourites - March

8 March 2012 - 12:00pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Fritillaria michailovskyi c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Plants picks Fritillaria michailovskyi as one of her March plant highlights PLUS places to visit to see plants at their early spring-time best

 

Correction to crossword

5 March 2012 - 10:53am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
March crossword

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

Unfortunately we missed off the clue to 27 DOWN for the March issue (183) crossword. Apologies to anyone who has been trying to complete it. Here is the clue:

27 Down: Sound of Lady Nancy's daisy-like flower (5)

Bulb planting workshop

15 February 2012 - 11:55am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Hyacinth indoor pot display

Spend the day at Sarah Raven's garden at Perch Hill Farm and join a workshop on getting creative with your indoor bulb displays - Saturday 24 March.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get your 2012 Yellow Book for less

14 February 2012 - 12:10pm
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Yellow Book 2012

The National Gardens Scheme's Yellow Book is the must-have guide to thousands of gardens open for charity throughout the year in England and Wales. Order your copy at a special reader discount

Order The Yellow Book 2012 at a special reader discount. Published each year, the guide book is the essential listing of gardens to visit throughout England and Wales, many of which are not normally open to the public.

Nurseryman's favourites - February

27 January 2012 - 1:00am
Submitted by Sorrel Everton
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Yukigotan' c. Jason Ingram

Chris Marchant of Orchard Dene Plants picks Chaenomeles speciosa 'Yukigotan' as one of her February plant highlights PLUS places to visit to see plants at their seasonal best

Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Yukigotan’