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Get kitted out for tidying up the garden
Gardens

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

WIN a copy of RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners
Plants

Enter our competition for a chance to WIN a copy of RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners

Jinny Blom's desert island books

The favourite gardening titles of designer Jinny Blom celebrate encyclopaedic knowledge, the poetry of the seasons and the participatory nature of therapeutic design.  

Gardens Illustrated Festival Jekka McVicar
Gardens

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.

Woodland Trust Tree Dedication
Plants

The Woodland Trust is offering five chances for you to win a tree dedication in a woodland of your choice. Let's celebrate trees and ensure their heritage is a long and healthy one.

How to prepare the garden ready for winter
Gardens

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. 

New types of Hellebores
Plants

Over the past 30 years the range of hybrid hellebores has become evermore alluring. These are some of the extraordinary new strains raised by Hertfordshire breeder Lorna Jones. Selection chosen by John Hoyland. Photographs by Rachel Warne. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Andy Hamilton
Design

Andy Hamilton is an author, gardener and keen forager. He will be speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival in March 2017 and here you can find out more about his upcoming talk, 'A Wild Life in Gin'. 

Gardens Illustrated Festival Jinny Blom
Design

Garden and landscape designer Jinny Blom will be speaking at next year's Gardens Illustrated Festival, 25-26 March 2017. She set up a landscape and design practice in 2000, having previously followed a career as a psychologist. Here you can read more about Jinny's love of gardens and her talk at the festival. 

Design ideas for building a tree house
Design

From a varnished wood and brass eyrie to a chrysalis-like pod, James Alexander-Sinclair seeks out the weird and wonderful world of tree houses to find inspiration for an aerial retreat of your own - be it in your garden, or a holiday adventure.

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