Outdoor cinema

Make the most of your garden and the warm summer evenings by hosting a magical movie screening - just add popcorn. 

GROW London fair

Highlights from this year's GROW London - The contemporary garden fair held on Hampstead Heath. 

Outdoor ovens

Whether you want to cook pizza, bake bread, grill vegetables or barbeque meat, an outdoor oven is a perfect way to enhance your al fresco dining experience this summer. 

Planting combination c. Andrew Montgomery

Head gardener Matthew Reese creates a container planting display to mark the transition from spring to early summer

Metal-topped potting bench. Cox & Cox

Whether you want to add style or space to the potting shed, our Design Sourcebook picks out nine workstations to help improve your planting process.

Pot display for early season Gypsophila elegans ‘Kermesina’

Head gardener Matthew Reese creates an easy display for a pot that will take your breath away using the pink form of the dainty flowered Gypsophila

Topiary c. Jason Ingram

If box balls and bay pyramids are all that spring to mind when you think of topiary, then it’s high time to sharpen your shears and think again. Here are some ideas to encourage some creative gardening 

English Gardening School Distance Learning courses

The English Gardening School is offering five readers of Gardens Illustrated a 50% discount on one of its distance learning courses.

Eucalyptus growhouse from

Our Design Sourcebook picks out nine interesting mini greenhouses, so that whatever the size of your garden, you still have the option of getting the benefits of growing under glass

Green walls c. Jason Ingram

From the smallest of gardens to the swankiest of city hotels, vertical planting is helping to bring walls to life and offers surprising benefits. Garden designer Annie Guilfoyle gives advice on how to go about planning your own

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