Classic steamer chair from Barlow Tyrie

Relax in the sunshine with our choice of 9 stylish wooden recliners

Traditional greenhouse with coldframes from Victorian Greenhouses

Our Design Sourcebook shortlists some of the most stylish options for greenhouses with porches

Buff green sandstone

Our Design Sourcebook shortlists some of the most stylish options available when choosing paving stones.

Mini meadow c. Andrew Montgomery

Bring the essence of summer to your own garden with this mini meadow in a pot. Gardener Julia Wylie uses annuals in bright contrasting colours to celebrate the season.

Garden metal bench from Fermob

Our Design Sourcebook highlights a selection of the most stylish metal garden benches

Chelsea in Bloom

Here's this year's selection of horticulturally themed activities to enjoy during Chelsea Flower Show week - even if you don't have tickets to the show itself. 

Chelsea Fringe 2013

While the Chelsea Flower Show is busy celebrating a magnificent 100 years, its more alternative younger cousin, the Chelsea Fringe, is gearing up for its second year. 

Subscription gift - Haws copper watering can

If you're going to the Chelsea Flower Show, visit the Gardens Illustrated stand and sign up to our special subscription offer. Save 40% on the shop price* and choose from either Piet Oudolf's latest book or a Haws copper watering can as your free gift.

Plan of the 1921 Chelsea Flower Show c. RHS Lindley Library

This year the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is celebrating 100 years. Here's a selection of key moments through the decades.


Tuscan holiday inspired planting c. Andrew Montgomery

This year make sure your planting gives something to pollinating insects. Here, gardener Julia Wylie, who specialises in naturalistic planting schemes, designs a Tuscan-inspired flower feast for a container.

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