Here's this year's selection of horticulturally themed activities to enjoy during Chelsea Flower Show week - even if you don't have tickets to the show itself.
While the Chelsea Flower Show is busy celebrating a magnificent 100 years, its more alternative younger cousin, the Chelsea Fringe, is gearing up for its second year.
If you're going to the Chelsea Flower Show, visit the Gardens Illustrated stand and sign up to our special subscription offer. Save 40% on the shop price* and choose from either Piet Oudolf's latest book or a Haws copper watering can as your free gift.
With summer finally in our sights, head gardener Fergus Garrett suggests the gorgeous poppy Papaver commutatum 'Ladybird' for adding depth of colour. Plus other favourite plants choices for May.
This year the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is celebrating 100 years. Here's a selection of key moments through the decades.
This year make sure your planting gives something to pollinating insects. Here, gardener Julia Wylie, who specialises in naturalistic planting schemes, designs a Tuscan-inspired flower feast for a container.
Don't forget to get your tickets for this year’s inspirational talk with internationally renowned designers Piet Oudolf and Jinny Blom. The event takes place in London during Chelsea Flower Show week on Tuesday 21 May, 2013.
Don't miss your chance to buy an exclusive GARDENS ILLUSTRATED print of one of Natasha Clutterbuck's charcoal artworks of root veg.