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Things for green fingered children

With the children out of school for the summer, keep them entertained outdoors with this selection of outdoor kit for little green fingers

Behind the scenes of RHS Garden Bridgewater

Gardens Illustrated visits the site of the new RHS Garden Bridgewater, near Manchester to get an update on the plans for its development. 

Big ideas for small gardens

Don't let a small garden restrict your garden design plans. From urban plots to a suburban courtyard – we've got plenty of design and planting inspiration to help you maximise your space. All these garden feature in our August 2017 if you want to find out more.

Logan Botanic Gardens c. D G Farquhar

A seasonal selection of gardens and plant nurseries to visit for planting inspiration, chosen by head gardener Mat Reese

August issue

Take a look inside the August 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month we focus on small gardens and ideas of how to make the most of limited space. Plus there's some great summer planting ideas.

Stylish buys for a contemporary garden

With more time spent outside enjoying the garden in summer, make sure your accessories are as stylish as your planting

Recipes from Worton Organic garden

In the August issue, Gardens Illustrated visits Worton Organic Garden in Oxfordshire and share a few recipes for delicious dishes using ingredients from the garden. Here you'll find a few extra recipes for a summer sorbet and stuffed gem squash. 

What to sow in the garden July

Gardener cook, Jojo Tulloh says it's time to sow a few winter vegetables in preparation for the months to come. 

July plants

Cool pastel tones, grey-green foliage and a few fiery blooms are what the garden needs in July. Photos by Jason Ingram. 

Places to visit this month: July

Head gardener Mat Reese chooses his favourite places to visit in July to find seasonal plants at their best.

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