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Claire Austin

Unusual spring weather forces Claire Austin to cancel Iris Field Open Days

Angelica c.Hannah McVicar
Gardens

Herb expert Jekka McVicar gives us her recipe for angelica jam as one of the best recipes she knows for using this majestic herb.

Bupleurum longifolium subsp. aureum
Plants

 Nurseryman John Hoyland picks Bupleurum longifolium subsp. aureum as one of his top plants to bring that summer-fresh look to the garden in June.

 

Papaver orientale 'Royal Chocolate Distinction'
Plants

Online plant nursery Crocus supplied all the plants to top garden designers Cleve West and Luciano Giubbilei for their gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower show this year. Now we're offering readers a discount on their award-winning selection to grow in your own garden. (Hurry - while stocks last)

If you’re passionate about gardening, and love beautiful plants and garden accessories, then your gardening season isn’t complete without a visit to Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fair. 

Mark Gregory's garden for The Children's Society Chelsea 2010
Design

If you’re spending time in London during the week of the Chelsea Flower Show, here are some ideas for horticulturally themed activities – whether you’re visiting the show or not.

 

Great Dixter trowel from Sneeboer

Subscribe to the magazine at the Chelsea Flower Show and you can choose a free Gardens Illustrated branded trowel as part of the deal.

Normandy garden designed by Cleve West

BOOK NOW for 24th May. What are the current trends in planting and design? Don't miss the opportunity to hear internationally three acclaimed designers,  Dan Pearson, Andy Sturgeon and Cleve West discuss their insights.

Chelsea designers Cleve West and Luciano Giubbilei
Design

Two of the designers hotly tipped for gold at this year's show reveal what makes them tick

c.Penny Bhadresa
Gardens

Exuberant growth makes May the most boisterous and exciting month of the whole gardening year. Carol Klein lists a few essential tasks for the month ahead as part of her ongoing series A Year at Glebe Cottage.

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