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Gardens tour to Denmark

If you're intrigued by the current trend for all things Danish from Nordic noir dramas to cosy hygge-style living, why not experience the country through its gardens on our tour to discover Danish garden excellence. 7-11 July 2017.

Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017 Charlie Ryrie

Charlie Ryrie is a gardener and florist. She started The Cut Flower Company by growing the flowers she loved in a small field next to her house. Charlie will be speaking at the Gardens Illustrated Festival 2017, 25-26 March. 

Book review of Plant

Our book of the month for November is Plant by Phaidon editors. Here you can read the review, written by Anna Pavord. 

How to age your garden

Left to nature, a garden can take many years to reach maturity and feel fully established. Here, Kristy Ramage suggests ways of hastening the process and shows how to age your garden. 

November plants

As winter begins to bite, plantswoman Marina Christopher suggest colourful stems and foliage, graceful grasses and delicate flowers to brighten light-starved days. Photography by Jason Ingram. 

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.

Plants with Halloween inspired names

'Pointed Finger', 'Spider's Web'...The Gardens Illustrated team has come up with a selection of plants with creepy cultivar names to get into the spirit of Halloween. Photography by Torie Chugg, Rachel Warne, Maayke de Ridder and Jason Ingram. 

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. 

Nine of the best log baskets

Choose one of these nine log baskets and have stylish storage to help you travel from the wood pile to the fireplace. 

Winter squash recipes for Halloween

As Halloween approaches, look beyond the large, bright-orange, carving pumpkins and find green, white or yellow winter squash. Each with a unique flavour, these seasonal fruits are delicious to eat and wonderfully autumnal. Gardener cook, Jojo Tulloh shares three of her favourite recipes.  

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