In the first of a year-long series, head gardener Mat Reese chooses ten of his favourite plants to bring some cheer to the cold days of February. Photographs by Jason Ingram.
Take a look inside the May 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month; the inside scoop on RHS Chelsea Flower Show, container displays with a gently wild style, the best Papaver species and four gardens to inspire your own garden design.
Here are just some of the 36,000 tulips on show at Arundel Castle as part of their Tulip Festival, which we hope will inspire your own display for next year. You can find out more about Arundel's tulip displays in the April 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated.