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Château de Brécy, Normandy

Visit the gardens of northern France on this exclusive Gardens Illustrated tour.
10-13 September 2010.

Colour plate from 'Beautiful Flowers and How to Grown Them' by Horace J. Wright,

I don’t get up to London that much these days so when I do I try to make the most of my time in the big city…

Blog by deputy editor, Sorrel Everton

Meconopsis cambrica double orange-red

Bob Brown, one of Britain's most talented nurserymen, chooses nine irresistible plants from surprising novelties to rising stars - Meconopsis cambrica double orange-red is just one of them. To find out more, look at the April 2010 issue of Gardens Illustrated.

Competition: Win a course on creating a forest garden

Win a two-day course on creating a forest garden

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

To mark the launch of our new-look website and to celebrate the 10th birthday of online plant nursery Crocus, we are offering a 10% discount on plant sales from

London College of Garden Design reader day

Book now to join us on Saturday, 24 April at London’s newest garden design school for a day of talks by leading thinkers on the future of gardening.

Shop Front behind the scenes

Each month on Gardens Illustrated we head off to a garden location to photograph a selection of garden products for the Shop Front pages in the magazine. Here’s a little peek behind the scenes on our latest shoot...
Blog by deputy art editor, Niki Earp

Winning design for roof top garden Inchbald bursary

The winner of the garden design bursary ran as a competition in GARDENS ILLUSTRATED with the Inchbald School of Design has been selected. Inglis Thornburn's design for a attractive yet practical roof garden space impressed the judges.

Wild primrose (Primula vulgaris)

The team have been discussing the new website for so many weeks now that I'm still in shock that it's all finally happened...

Blog by editor Juliet Roberts

Alys Fowler

Alys Fowler looks forward to the prospect of hard work as the garden comes alive in March.

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