Design

Garden design trends 2017
January 22 2017

We ask the experts for their gardening insights for 2017. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Andy Hamilton
November 16 2016

Andy Hamilton is an author, gardener and keen forager. He will be speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival in March 2017 and here you can find out more about his upcoming talk, 'A Wild Life in Gin'. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Jinny Blom
November 16 2016

Garden and landscape designer Jinny Blom will be speaking at next year's Gardens Illustrated Festival, 25-26 March 2017. She set up a landscape and design practice in 2000, having previously followed a career as a psychologist. Here you can read more about Jinny's love of gardens and her talk at the festival. 

Design ideas for building a tree house
November 15 2016

From a varnished wood and brass eyrie to a chrysalis-like pod, James Alexander-Sinclair seeks out the weird and wonderful world of tree houses to find inspiration for an aerial retreat of your own - be it in your garden, or a holiday adventure.

Gardens Illustrated Festival Arne Maynard
November 12 2016

Garden designer, Arne Maynard will be speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. Here you can find out more about his talk and the love he has for garden design. 

Gardens Illustrated festival Troy Scott Smith
November 09 2016

Troy Scott Smith is head gardener at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, which is famous for its stunning display of roses. You can catch Troy speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. 

Making heritage rakes
November 08 2016

Operating out of an ancient workshop in the Cumbrian village of Dufton, Rudd's Rakes, now run by the fourth generation of the Rudd family, is the last commercial wooden rake maker in Britain. 

Take a look inside the November issue
October 11 2016

The November 2016 issue is on sale. This month, read about a communit, walled, flower garden in the Netherlands, discover the best types of garlic to grow for flavour and find tips on how to age your garden. 

Making handmade wallpaper
October 05 2016

In the October issue, Gardens Illustrated visit the Dorset studio and garden of artist Hugh Dunford Wood and see for ourselves the inspiration behind his handmade wallpaper. 

The Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017
September 20 2016

Join us at the Gardens Illustrated Festival, 25-26 March, to celebrate the very best in gardens, plants and design. Tickets on sale now.

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