Design

Topiary at Whitburgh House

Hedging and topiary can bring structure and interest to your garden and can work well alongside contemporary or traditional planting. Here we look at some more contemporary ideas from Whitburgh House in Scotland.

Things for green fingered children

With the children out of school for the summer, keep them entertained outdoors with this selection of outdoor kit for little green fingers

Big ideas for small gardens

Don't let a small garden restrict your garden design plans. From urban plots to a suburban courtyard – we've got plenty of design and planting inspiration to help you maximise your space. All these garden feature in our August 2017 if you want to find out more.

Stylish buys for a contemporary garden

With more time spent outside enjoying the garden in summer, make sure your accessories are as stylish as your planting

Children's play areas and stylish garden design

Mixing play areas with planting flair is not as difficult as you might think. Here are a few ideas to make children's play work in the garden.

The best deckchairs

Find the perfect summer sling with our list of the best deckchairs

Worx Landroid

Take the effort out of lawn care with a robotic mower. Find out more and enter our competition to win a Worx Landroid

Suppliers list Thomas Unterdorfer

Head gardener Thomas Unterdorfer has been creating beautiful container displays for Gardens Illustrated and here you can find a suppliers list for the pots and plants he uses in his series. 

Combining roses and perennials

The Rose Labyrinth in the Walled Garden at Coughton Court in Warwickshire, cleverly combines roses and perennials. Here we take a closer look at the plant combinations. 

Summer gardening products

Summer is well and truly here, so treat yourself to some bold and bright goodies for the home and garden.

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