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Design for Future Cities Garden

The Prince of Wales has put his name to a new 12-day event being hosted this month in the rarely seen gardens at his official London residence, Clarence House.

Aster 'Little Carlow'

Each month in the magazine, plantsman Bob Brown suggests nine plants to keep your garden looking its best. In September he focuses on plants with cheerful hues to stop your border from fading away as summer creeps into autumn.   



Spring border design by Sarah Price
Design, Plants

Essence of spring - Garden designer Sarah Price blends creams, pale yellows and rich purples to create a sensational border from winter to early summer

Allan Pollok-Morris

A collecton of images by photographer Allan Pollok-Morris' from his book 'Close', published by Northfield Editions, priced £34.99

Border design by Julie Toll using mainly annuals
Design, Plants

Bright & Beautiful – designer Julie Toll plants a border mainly of annuals grown from seed to give you a sensational display of flowers all summer long – and save money, too.

Ideas for planting stylish pots

Looking for ideas for stylish pots? Juliet Roberts looks at what leading designers and gardeners put together for a charity event at the Garden Museum.

Barley field c. David Noton

I recently received an email telling me of the forthcoming conference No Plants, No Planet: Horticulture making a world of difference. Organised by the Institute of Horticulture, the conference aims to tackle some of the most challenging issues facing horticulture today...

Blog by deputy editor, Sorrel Everton

Plan for small garden (illustration by Liz Pepperell)

Brilliant Ideas for Small Gardens. Join us on Saturday, 20 November when some of the top names in gardening and garden design will explore how even the smallest of spaces can become a dream garden

Great Dixter plant combination. c: Aaron Bertelsen

Choosing and Using Good Plants. Join us on Monday 1 November when Great Dixter's head gardener Fergus Garrett will explain what's involved in selecting good plants.

Geranium 'Orion' c. Rachel Warne

Hardy geraniums are invaluable garden plants with cultivars in a range of colours suited to both sun and shade. Make the most of our special reader offer on some of the best cultivars to grow.