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Take a look inside the February 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated. This month, Tom Stuart-Smith chooses 100 of the best plants every gardener should grow and we look in detail at hedging plants.
If you garden in tough conditions, take inspiration from these woody plants that thrive in one of the toughest places in Europe, Sweden.
Cistus nursery near Portland, Oregon, offers a huge range of drought-resistant plants. Gardens Illustrated had a chat with Cistus's proprietor, Sean Hogan to discover his favourite drought resistant plants.
The Banks Peninsula is a remote area of New Zealand's South Island. The rare, native plants that grow here are protected by the Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust, which was established in 2000 by Jill and Richard Simpson. Here Jill shows how the garden she has created interplays with the landscape and she lists 9 key plants from her garden.
Today is Blue Monday, supposedly the most depressing day of the year. However, blue can also be beautiful so we've created a gallery of gorgeous blue flowers to help lift your spirits - and give you plant inspiration for the year ahead.
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.
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.
You may have noticed in the magazine that we use hardiness ratings in our plant descriptions. Hardiness ratings provide a standard by which gardeners can tell which plants are likely to survive in a specific location. But what do the figures means? Here's an explanation.