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. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Jekka McVicar

Jekka McVicar is renowned for her passion and knowledge of herbs with which she has worked for the last three decades. Jekka will be speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. We caught up with her to find out a little more about her approach to gardening.

How to prepare the garden ready for winter

Now is the time to sort out the garden and protect it from harsh winter weather. The preparation you do now will put you in good stead for when spring arrives. Here are a few tips to help you prepare the garden for winter. 

The December issue of Gardens Illustrated

Inside the December issue; beautiful new hellebores, nature inspired gift wrapping, how to force bulbs for winter displays and the best garden plants for winter. 

Christmas crossword 2016

Make sure you get hold of our December issue and have a go at completing our bumper Christmas puzzle. Answer all the clues, decipher the code word and you could win a magnum of Taittinger Brut Réserve NV.

Wild About Gardens Week 2016

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), Bat Conservation Trust and The Wildlife Trusts have joined up for this years Wild About Gardens Week, 24-30 October 2016, to encourage gardeners to help the survival of our native bats. 

Get kitted out for supporting wildlife

Get kitted out for supporting wildlife in preparation for the cold weather ahead.

Book of the month: Landscape and Englishness

A timely reissue of Landscape and Englishness by David Matless is our book of the month. 

Piet Oudolf's meadow at Hauser & Wirth

Dutch designer Piet Oudolf has transformed a rectangular plot at the Hauser & Wirth gallery in Bruton, Somerset, into a spectacular perennial display. 

Garden party ideas

According to a recent survey, 67% of Brits prefer to throw a garden party than to go on a night out so we've put together a few ideas to inspire you to host some alfresco entertainment.

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