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Design ideas: the gardener's gaze
Design

In the last of her design series, Sarah Price encourages us to look carefully at the world around us and store ideas away for our future designs. 

Take a look inside the July 2016 issue
Design

In the July 2016 issue: iInspiring international gardens, container planting for stylish summer pots, hammocks to help you lounge around in the garden and expert advice on thalictrums. 

Win a box of botanical prints
Design

Enter our competition to win The Botanical Treasury - a boxed publication containing 40 botanical prints and extracts from classic botanical texts selected from the collection at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 

Planning a dry garden
Design

In the July issue, Spanish designer Fernando Martos explains why he combines the beauty of Spain's arid landscape with English planting ideas in his garden design. 

Bergamo's Piazza Vecchia ©Fabio Toschi

The International Meeting of the Landscape and Garden is an annual cultural and horticultural event held in Bergamo, Italy, that sees an international audience gather to discuss key elements in planting and design: 7-25 September 2016. Find out how you can join in.

British Flowers Week - Claire Brown

To celebrate British Flowers Week 2016, Gardens Illustrated will be posting a series of interviews with some of the amazing cut-flower growers and florists supporting the British-grown revolution. Here, in the last of our series, Claire Brown from Plant Passion tells Gardens Illustrated why she loves growing cut-flowers. 

British Flowers Week - Firenza flowers

To celebrate British Flowers Week 2016, Gardens Illustrated will be posting a series of interviews with some of the amazing cut-flower growers and florists supporting the British-grown revolution. Here we talk to florist Fiona Pickles of Firenza Flowers. 

British Flowers Week - James Cock

To celebrate British Flowers Week 2016, Gardens Illustrated will be posting a series of interviews with some of the amazing cut-flower growers and florists supporting the British-grown revolution. Here James Cock from Flowers by Clowance explains how his business helps to support smaller growers. 

Book of the month: The Nature Printer

Our book of the month is The Nature Printer by Simon Prett and Pia Östlund. Part essay, part story, this book follows printmaker Pia Östlund on her quest to unearth the lost art of nature printing. Reviewed by Rosanna Morris. 

Get kitted out for the allotment
Design

Get kitted out for visiting the allotment this summer with this list of beautiful and useful products. 

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