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Tim Smit at the Eden Project

This year the Eden Project in Cornwall celebrates its 10th birthday. We talk to Eden's creator and guiding light Tim Smit as he reflects on the achievements of the last decade and looks ahead to the next.

Fritillaria meleagris var. unicolor subvar. alba © Rachel Warne

In his series of 'Nurseryman's Favourites', John Hoyland greets springtime with open arms. His March selection includes Fritillaria meleagris var. unicolor subvar. alba - the epitomy of springtime elegance.  

Snowdrop display at The Garden House

I know so many people who are champing at the bit for the clocks to change and who seem to have existed in a state of suspended animation over the winter. It doesn’t have to be like that.

Galanthus plicatus ‘E A Bowles’

We're all on the look out for the first whispers of spring and snowdrops are a sure sign that the days will soon become longer. But how much would you pay to have the white posies in your garden? A rare snowdrop bulb fetched an impressive sum at auction last week.

Helleborus x hybridus © Rachel Warne

John Hoyland selects nine wonderful plants for our new series of 'Nurseryman's Favourites' in the magazine. For February, his choice includes Helleborus x hybridus – a flurry of delicate pink petals.

Gardens Illustrated's 100 Must-Have Garden Plants

The big excitement of our February issue was the launch of our list of 100 Must-Have Garden Plants as selected by some of the top names in gardening. Here's your chance to get hold of them for your own garden at a discount from Crocus.

Kellie Castle top ten gardens to visit

Reader Ian Salter names his dreamiest gardens to visit, in aid of charity

Gardener at work

If you're looking for courses in horticulture, or would like to re-train for a garden-related career, here's a selection of the UK's leading schools offering land-based courses.

Volunteers at Garden Organic

2011 has been named the European Year of Volunteering by the European Union as a way of both celebrating the work of thousands of active volunteers and encouraging new people to take up the challenge. Find out how your enthusiasm for gardening can help others.

Galanthus nivalis 'Ecusson d'Or' means badge or shield of gold © Torie Chugg

If you're looking for some late winter magic, seek out a snowdrop walk. GARDENS ILLUSTRATED presents a selection of the best…

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