Gardens

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. 

Gardens Illustrated's books of the year

Our favourite gardening reads from 2016. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Mary Keen C.Jason Ingram

Mary Keen is an internationally renowned garden designer and writer. Here, we chat to Mary about her love of gardens and her talk 'High horticulture or running wild?', which will take place at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Val Bourne c. Lynn Keddie

Val Bourne is an award-winning garden writer, photographer and lecturer. We spend five minutes with Val to discuss her love of gardening and her upcoming talk, 'Green and Gorgeous' at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. 

10 of the best gardens to visit for planting inspiration

10 of the best, but lesser-known, gardens to visit for planting inspiration. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Annie Guilfoyle

Annie Guilfoyle is a garden designer and Director of Garden Design at KLC school of design. Here she talks about her love of gardening and her forthcoming talk at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 'What makes a great garden?' 

Get kitted out for tidying up the garden

Get kitted out for cleaning and tidying the garden. Stock up the shed with our selection of tools and equipment. 

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