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The best tomatoes

Cherry, plum, vine, ox-heart or beefsteak? Windowsill, balcony, allotment or greenhouse? Gardener-cook Jojo Tulloh considers the tomato in all its variety.

The Thoughtful Gardener by Jinny Blom

The Thoughtful Gardener by garden designer Jinny Blom is our book of the month.

Garden Masterclasses

An exciting new series of garden masterclasses begins in April, organised by garden designer Annie Guilfoyle and plantsman Noël Kingsbury, in association with Gardens Illustrated

Highlights from the Gardens Illustrated Festival

The Gardens Illustrated Festival took place last weekend in the buildings and grounds of Westonbirt School. The event was bathed in spring sunshine and we hope all who visited had a wonderful time listening to our speakers and browsing the stalls. Here are a few highlights from the event.

Take a look inside the April issue

In the April issue of Gardens Illustrated we show you how to create dazzling tulip displays, give expert design ideas for building garden steps and celebrate the beauty of blossom. 

Morocco knapweed seeds from March issue

On the cover of the March issue you'll find a packet of Morocco knapweed seeds. Here we explain how to plant them. Seed packet illustration by Hannah McVicar. 

Treasure Houses of England competition

We’ve teamed up with The Treasure Houses of England and Classic British Hotels to offer you the chance of winning a luxury two-night break at a Classic British Hotel of your choice, AND a Gold Pass allowing you to visit all Treasure Houses of England properties.

Stihl Compact Cordless power system

Enter our competition to win a complete Compact Cordless system from Stihl including a chainsaw, leaf blowers, hedge trimmer and grass trimmer

Spring-inspired gifts for the home and garden

Banish those winter blues and add some colour to the house and garden with these spring-inspired goodies. 

Recipes for cabbages and cauliflower

Cabbages and cauliflowers are kings of winter vegetables, still proving their worth ahead of the rush of spring crops. Here are a few recipes that bring their delicious flavour to the fore. 

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