Gardens

Treasure Houses of England competition

We’ve teamed up with The Treasure Houses of England and Classic British Hotels to offer you the chance of winning a luxury two-night break at a Classic British Hotel of your choice, AND a Gold Pass allowing you to visit all Treasure Houses of England properties.

Stihl Compact Cordless power system

Enter our competition to win a complete Compact Cordless system from Stihl including a chainsaw, leaf blowers, hedge trimmer and grass trimmer

Gardens of Wiltshire

Discover a selection of English country gardens on our exclusive tour, including a day spent with designer Tania Compton allowing us exclusive access to some of the county’s finest private gardens. 18-21 September 2017.

March 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the March 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month we celebrate spring with the daffodil garden at Felley Priory and show you how to design elegant container displays to welcome the new season. 

Reader Event: Plot to plate in the kitchen garden at Great Dixter

Join Aaron Bertelsen, Great Dixter’s gardener-cook to discover the secrets of a successful plot that provides ample ingredients for the kitchen. Monday 5 June 2017. 

The gardens of Westonbirt

Ahead of the Gardens Illustrated Festival 25-26 March, we take a look at the history behind the gardens of Westonbirt School, where our weekend of events is located. Head gardener Alixandra Chalk gives us an insight into what to expect in the gardens in spring. 

Places to visit to find snowdrops photo: Nikola Beck/Gettyimages

For glanthophiles, February is the month to venture out of the house to admire snowdrops. Here we've come up with a list of some of the best places to visit for stunning snowdrop displays. 

Desert-adapted garden design in California

The hot and dry Californian climate required the owners of Rancho Diablo to consider plant usage carefully for their garden. The result was a fiendishly clever, desert-adapted design. Photographs by Claire Takacs. 

Gardens to visit for culture

We select 15 of our favourite gardens in which you can immerse yourself in art, literature, science, politics and music.

Take a look inside the January 2017 issue

Our first issue of the year is here and it is packed with dreamy gardens from across the globe, from a romantic, moated garden in Norfolk to a pastoral garden in Spain. Take a look inside the January 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. 

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