Tom Stuart-Smith 2008 Chelsea garden

Andrew Wilson looks at cutting edge flourishes that make a garden unique

The Grass Roof Company

Andrew Wilson urges home-owners to help make our cities more healthy and beautiful by planting on their roofs

Iron Art of Bath

From minimalist slabs to elegant wrought iron benches, garden designer Andrew Wilson talks us through the options for seating in the garden

East-facing border design

A sheltered, east-facing plot can be the ideal spot for a beautiful border crammed with half-hardy and exotic plants. National Trust gardener Mick Evans offers some inspiration with a perfect, planting plan. Download your planting plan here.

Jacques Wirtz

Garden designer Andrew Wilson advises on how to make a virtue of steep or uneven gardens by building walls and other structures that can host plants

You may not spend a lot of time in your front garden, but it should be carefully planned and welcoming, says garden designer Andrew Wilson

Water butt at The Savill Garden

Harvesting and storing rainwater run-off, as well as recycling household water, can help gardeners cope with drought, writes garden designer Andrew Wilson

Deroma Caramel range

Andrew Wilson explains how pots and containers can be used to best effect in the garden, and offers advice on what to look for if you decide to buy some.

Andy Sturgeon Chelsea

This month designer Andrew Wilson offers advice on all the essential considerations when planning to create a workplace in your garden

Tom Stuart-Smith 2008 Chelsea garden

Paving is a vital – and potentially costly – aspect of garden design. Andrew Wilson explains the pros and cons of different materials and gives some useful advice on how to get the best results

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