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Garden trends for 2016

Top garden experts share with Gardens Illustrated their design trend forecast for 2016. 

Building terrariums

Terrariums are miniature gardens created under glass and they are making a comeback. Here we show you how to plant up your own terrarium with an easy step-by-step guide. 

January 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Take a look inside the January 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month, we look back on the past decade at Great Dixter, list some of the best plants for cold climates and highlight the latest trends in design and planting. 

RGS Gardens Illustrated Talk 2016

Join us at the Royal Geographical Society in London for the annual Gardens Illustrated Talk. This year's speakers are fashion designer Sir Paul Smith and garden designer Luciano Giubbilei. Tuesday 24 May 2016.

Westland plant feed

Competition - WIN a collection of Westland plant feed for orchids and tomatoes NOW CLOSED

Hardy annuals

We continue our look at hardy annuals with a further selection chosen from gardener Philippa Hodkinson's garden on the edge of a windy moor in Northumberland. 

Kit out your potting shed

Get kitted out for the ultimate potting shed

Cottesbrooke border c. Jonathan Buckley

The borders at Cottesbrooke Hall are made up of pale pinks, deep purples and icy blues. Garden designer Arne Maynard shares some of the plants that make up the stunning borders, grouping them together in colour palettes.

Plant lover’s library

We consider the best horticultural books that all discerning gardeners need on their bookshelves. 

Sissinghurst c. Rachel Warne

The garden created by the writer Vita Sackville-West at Sissinghurst Castle is famed for its roses. We highlight some of the many roses to be found blooming in the garden.

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