Design

Planting scheme from Cancer Research UK Garden 2005 c. Troika

Get set for the gardening extravaganza that is the Chelsea Flower Show. Here's seven of the 32 show gardens featuring at this year's show that we think you should look out for.

Sketchup plan by John Cavalheiro

Learn how to produce expert plans for your garden designs by taking a masterclass at the studio of award-winning garden designer Luciano Giubbilei.

If you're looking for courses in garden design, here's a selection of the UK's leading garden design schools and the training they offer.

Late summer border design by Andrea Brunsendorf

Spinning the colour wheel – This bold design for a late summer border by gardener Andrea Brunsendorf uses tried and trusted plants that will keep the show going until the first frosts.

 

Spring border design by Sarah Price

Essence of spring - Garden designer Sarah Price blends creams, pale yellows and rich purples to create a sensational border from winter to early summer

Allan Pollok-Morris

A collecton of images by photographer Allan Pollok-Morris' from his book 'Close', published by Northfield Editions, priced £34.99

Border design by Julie Toll using mainly annuals

Bright & Beautiful – designer Julie Toll plants a border mainly of annuals grown from seed to give you a sensational display of flowers all summer long – and save money, too.

Plan for small garden (illustration by Liz Pepperell)

Brilliant Ideas for Small Gardens. Join us on Saturday, 20 November when some of the top names in gardening and garden design will explore how even the smallest of spaces can become a dream garden

summer parasols. c.Sean Malyon

Keep cool with our stylish selection of sunshades. Here's our pick of the best

Chelsea Flower Show 1930-1939, show garden construction

The 2010 Chelsea Flower Show is almost upon us with all the excitement of show gardens and fantastic floral displays. We trace the history of the show, long considered the must-see event for garden enthusiasts and royalty alike.

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