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Nine of the best long aprons

Our pick of nine long aprons for extra protection in the garden.

A Landscape Legacy by John Brookes
Design

Our book of the month for April is A Landscape Legacy, the autobiography from the late John Brookes. Read the review by Tim Richardson. 

Why plant lovers should visit Mani, Greece
Plants

A top holiday destination, Greece is a magnet for sun-seekers but the Mani, the central and most dramatic of three peninsulas in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece, is the perfect spot for plant-lovers as it is home to rare tulips, both pained and wild. Hannah Gardener visits the region in search of its plants.

Create a simple spring display
Plants

Troy Scott Smith, head gardener at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent creates a simple container display to celebrate spring, and gives his advice for styling plants in the garden. 

WIN a mini-break worth £1,000 with The Alnwick Garden
Gardens

Enter this competition to WIN a mini-break worth £1,000 with The Alnwick Garden. Additional prizes for four runners up. 

Garden Trading event

PROMOTIONAL EVENT Visit the Oxfordshire showroom of Garden Trading to browse the range of stylish homewares for home and garden and see what’s new this season, Saturday 21st April 2018. 

Key elements of Rosemary Verey garden design
Design

In the centenary year of Rosemary Verey's birth, Anna Pavord visits Verey's own garden at Barnsley House for the April issue of Gardens Illustrated. Here we share some of the key elements of the garden so you can design a garden in her iconic style.

April plants
Plants

Fleur van Zonneveld chooses her favourite plants for April, a month that marks longer days and warm soil. Photo by Maayke de Ridder. 

Blinds UK
Gardens

PAID FOR PROMOTION Don't miss this great opportunity to win your dream roman blinds with blinds-uk.net

10 NGS gardens to visit this weekend
Gardens

The National Garden Scheme is a wonderful organisation raising money for worthy charities through the love of gardens, plants and delicious cake. Here we've picked a selection of gardens to visit this Bank Holiday Weekend. 

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