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Listen to our latest podcasts, recorded at the Gardens Illustrated Festival in 2015.


Transform your front garden

A pretty front garden is a joy to come home to, as well as a delight for passers-by. Here are few ways in which you can transform your front garden. 

April plants

April showers and longer, warmer days bring forth a host of woodland plants and some bright and showy spring bulbs; plantswoman Marina Christopher chooses her favourites. Photographs by Jason Ingram. 


We are delighted to offer readers of Gardens Illustrated a second opportunity to attend a special tour of the glorious gardens at Highgrove, the private home of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall: Friday 24 June 2016

Ash dieback. Photo by Getty Images

There is serious concern surrounding the survival of Britain's ash trees, which are faced with a double threat of ash dieback disease and the emerald borer beetle - is there any hope for this iconic tree? 

WIN a copy of How To Plant a Garden

WIN a copy of Matt James's How To Plant a Garden - it's our April book of the month! COMPETITION NOW CLOSED


The delicate, unassuming appearance of primulas is often overlooked but here John Hoyland picks out a selection of primulas that stand-out from the crowd. 

How to Plant a Garden

Our book of the month is Matt James's How to Plant a Garden. Read the review here. 

Beekeeping tools and bee gifts

A mix of practical beekeeping tools and beautiful bee-inspired gifts. 

Magnolia stellata 'Jane Platt' by Rachel Warne

National Gardening Week runs from the 11-17 April and there is plenty to be pricked out, potted up and moved in the garden this month! 

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