Design

The best supports for climbing plants

 Don't forget to give your plants the support they need to flourish in the garden. Here are nine of the best designs for climbing plants. 

Easter treats and great spring buys

Take a look through our selection of must-haves for the home and garden this month, which includes fun treats for Easter. 

Five pieces of advice from the April issue

From planting tulips to building steps, here are five pieces of advice from the April issue of Gardens Illustrated.

Spring-inspired gifts for the home and garden

Banish those winter blues and add some colour to the house and garden with these spring-inspired goodies. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Ann Marie Powell

Ann-Marie Powell is an award-winning garden designer, TV gardening presenter, journalist and author. Ahead of her talk, 'A Passion for Plants' at the Gardens Illustrated Festival, we catch up with Ann-Marie and find out what she's looking forward to most at this year's event. 

Nine of the best small outdoor tables

Here you'll find nine of the best outdoor tables for small spaces. 

How to make natural arbours and tunnels

In the last of the Gardens Illustrated series on garden structures, we show you how to make arbours and tunnels using natural materials. 

Sunken gardens

A sunken garden can provide privacy and a new perspective for planting. Here designer James Alexander-Sinclair lists five key design elements to consider when planning to build your own sunken garden. 

Making natural willow structures

It's time to start thinking about support and protection for new season's growth - here we give you ideas for garden structures made using natural materials, which you can make yourself. 

Weather-watching in the garden

Nine of the best barometers, thermometers and weathervanes to help you keep an eye on the weather. 

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