Design

Nine of the best garden lanterns
May 10 2017

Add ambience and charm to your outdoor space with one of these garden lanterns.

The best supports for climbing plants
April 19 2017

 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. 

Five pieces of advice from the April issue
April 11 2017

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

Nine of the best small outdoor tables
March 15 2017

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

How to make natural arbours and tunnels
March 07 2017

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
February 28 2017

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
February 21 2017

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
February 15 2017

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

Nine of the best hose reels
January 25 2017

Gardens Illustrated pick nine designs to help you tidy away your garden hose.

How to prepare the garden ready for winter
January 23 2017

The owners of Hindringham Hall in Norfolk, a historic, moated house, give advice and helpful tips to help you manage the stream, pond or boggy area in your garden. 

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