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Dreamscapes by Claire Takacs
Gardens

Gardens Illustrated book of the month for February is Dreamscapes by photographer Claire Takacs. Read our review here. 

February plants photo: Jason Ingram
Plants

In the first of a new series, nurserywoman Fleur van Zonneveld selects her favourite February plants, from fragrant blooms to delicate harbingers of spring. Photos by Maayke de Ridder. 

Take a look inside the February issue
Gardens

Take a look inside the February 2018 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month, garden designer Sarah Price chooses 100 beautiful and useful plants for the garden.

Crocus 15% discount 2018
Plants

Online plant retailer Crocus is offering readers a 15% discount this month on their range of plants, seeds and bulb. Don't miss the chance to make some great plant choices at a saving. Valid until 28/2/18.

Tips for planting in a dry climate
Gardens

In western Spain, a mix of drought-tolerant plants and careful design has allowed this garden to flourish, despite its extreme weather. Here, you'll find tips for designing in a dry climate.

Get kitted out for visiting gardens
Gardens

January, for the gardener, is all about planning and anticipating the gardening season ahead. There's nothing quite like visiting gardens to find inspiration for design ideas and planting so we've put together a list of kit, for visiting gardens at home and abroad. 

The Temperate House Kew c. Andrew Montgomery
Plants

Four members of the restoration team working on The Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew choose a plant that sums up what the project means to Kew – and the wider botanical world. 

The best lilies for colour and scent
Plants

Mainly mountain bulbs, lilies are one of the oldest plants in cultivation. Here Lilium expert Pontus Wallstén chooses his favourite types for colour and scent.

9 of the best insulated flasks
Design

Keep yourself warm (or cool come summer) with our selection of insulated flasks.

Garden design trends 2018
Design

From technology to ethical responsibility, shrubs to abstract topiary, ten experts highlight the design trends in 2018. 

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