Oak swill baskets

The skill of hand-crafting traditional Cumbrian oak swill baskets is alive and well with artisan Owen Jones. 

Take a look inside the September 2016 issue

Take a look inside the September 2016 issue - This month we take a look at Piet Oudolf's perennial meadow in Somerset, the ancient technique of scything and offer up some inspiration for stylish autumn container planting. 

Pots of style suppliers

For our latest Pots of Style series, gardener Jacky Mills gives us recommendations for suppliers of both interesting plants and pots. 

Get kitted out for flower appreciation

While the garden is in full bloom, show some appreciation for the fabulous flowers on display with these stylish products.

Tips for designing small gardens

Limited outdoor space doesn't have to be restrictive. Here are some helpful tips from four well-designed small gardens.  

Design ideas for bogs

James Alexander-Sinclair chooses eight examples of how boggy spaces have been transformed into eye-catching landscapes by using innovative design and clever planting. 

Outdoor party lights

Nine fun outdoor lights, perfect for a summer garden party.

August 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the August 2016 issue - this month, find out how to make the most of limited outside space with our small garden special. 

Pressed flower prints and cards

By creating photographs of pressed wildflowers from around the globe, artist Jane Anashka creates prints and cards that she hopes will help to protect wild plants and their habitats. 


James Alexander-Sinclair gives eight design ideas for a folly - the garden structure that has no particular purpose beyond looking good in the landscape. 

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