Allt-y-bela summer

In the third of our four-part series at Allt-y-bela, designer Arne Maynard discusses how he creates a crescendo of interesting plants for the garden in summer. Photographs by Jason Ingram. 

Shakespeare's Gardens

To mark this year’s 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, we are giving away three prizes that include a copy of Jackie Bennett’s book Shakespeare’s Gardens, along with a pair of passes to visit Shakespeare’s historic homes and gardens.  

Celebrate the Queen's birthday. Photo: Getty Images

Find out about some of the events planned to celebrate HM the Queen's 90th birthday. 


We are delighted to offer readers of Gardens Illustrated a second opportunity to attend a special tour of the glorious gardens at Highgrove, the private home of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall: Friday 24 June 2016

Sculpture garden walk

As the open garden season gets underway, we've picked six sculpture gardens to visit where you can enjoy both plants and art.

Natural beekeeping c. Susan Bell

Natural beekeeping is on the rise as more and more gardeners see it as a way to help slow the decline of bees in our gardens, but what exactly is natural beekeeping? 

April 2016

Take a look inside the April issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month choose your perfect primula and discover ways to transform your front garden. 

NGS Gardens to Visit 2016

The National Gardens Scheme's Gardens to Visit is the must-have annual guide to thousands of gardens open for charity throughout the year in England and Wales. Use our reader discount to save 25% and start planning your outings now.

March issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the March issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month spring has arrived at Allt-y-bela, the welsh home of garden designer Arne Maynard and Val Bourne is talking trilliums. 

Gravetye Manor RA Painting the Modern Garden competition

Celebrate the garden with this fantastic opportunity to stay at Gravetye Manor, one of our finest country house hotels, famous for its gardening heritage, plus enjoy a private tour of the Royal Academy of Arts' latest exhibition, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse.

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