Behind the scenes of RHS Garden Bridgewater

Gardens Illustrated visits the site of the new RHS Garden Bridgewater, near Manchester to get an update on the plans for its development. 

August issue

Take a look inside the August 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month we focus on small gardens and ideas of how to make the most of limited space. Plus there's some great summer planting ideas.

Places to visit this month: July

Head gardener Mat Reese chooses his favourite places to visit in July to find seasonal plants at their best.

July issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the July 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month you'll find iconic British flowers, English country gardens and stylish combinations for summer container displays. 

Countryfile Live

We have 20 pairs of tickets to give away to this year's Countryfile Live event, held at Blenheim Palace, 3-6 August 2017.

Miniature British gardens

From her Arizona studio, ceramic artist Andrea Shemilt Kashanipour creates miniature sets of iconic British gardens. 

Five lessons for a city garden

In the June issue of Gardens Illustrated, we visit James Hitchmough's small Sheffield garden, which serves as his own private test bed for planting ideas. Here he gives five lessons for creating a beautiful and manageable garden in an urban space. 

Top 10 tips for Chelsea

Ten must-have items, as recommended by the Gardens Illustrated team, that will ensure your visit to RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a treat from start to finish. 

Rockcliffe garden

Emma Keswick has lovingly developed her Cotswold garden over a period of more than three decades. In the May issue of Gardens Illustrated, on sale now, you can find out how the garden combines majestic vistas with topiary and exuberant planting and here you can see some extra photographs of this grand garden. 

5 ways to create an ecological wildlife haven

In the May issue of Gardens Illustrated, you'll discover a town garden in Bruges that encourages biodiversity. Here are 5 ideas from the garden to create an ecological wildlife haven of your own.

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