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Sanguisorba officinalis ‘Red Thunder’ c. Rachel Warne
Plants

John Hoyland refreshes his summer planting with a tall and elegant Sanguisorba that flowers through to the end of September

Reclining Mother and Child, Henry Moore

We have ten pairs of tickets to be won that allow access to Hatfield House, the special 400th anniversary exhibition and the Moore at Hatfield sculpture display.

Head Gardener Fergus Garrett at work in Great Dixter's Exotic Garden

Book your place now to learn all about exotic gardening. Even in our more temperate climate you can still achieve a stunning and vibrant tropical look. Here's a sneak preview of what the Dixter gardeners are up to in the garden ahead of its peak in September.

Jinny Blom's pots c. Andrew Montgomery
Design, Gardens, Plants

Designer Jinny Blom created a series of easy-to-achieve planting schemes for containers, so that you can freshen up your garden with instant displays of vibrant plants. Here's her idea for a simple yet effective tabletop collection of pots.

Bosch garden power tools

Complete our reader survey and there's a chance you could win a Bosch Rotak 34 LI cordless rotary mower, or one of three Bosch Isio cordless shearers.

Bosch garden power tools

Complete our reader survey and there's a chance you could win a Bosch Rotak 34 LI cordless rotary mower, or one of three Bosch Isio cordless shearers.

Sidalcea ‘Elsie Heugh’ c. Rachel Warne
Plants

John Hoyland selects a Sidalcea as one of his choice plants for July - a miniature version of a hollyhock in soft pink.

Great Dixter's exotic garden

Learn how to create a stunning tropical garden in our readers' day masterclass at Great Dixter - 26 September 2011.

Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fair c. Andrew Montgomery
Gardens, Plants

If you are passionate about gardening, love beautiful plants and garden accessories, then your gardening season isn’t complete without a visit to Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fair in Northamptonshire, held in association with Gardens Illustrated.

Jardins, Jardin Show, Paris, 2011

Following hot on the heels of the Chelsea Flower Show, this year's Jardins, Jardin was bubbling with exciting show gardens and products. Set in the Tuileries - the horticultural heart of Paris - Jardins, Jardin is dedicated to the trends of urban garden and exterior design. 
Blog by Juliet Roberts, editor

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