Plants

Elegant container displays for spring

Gardener Thomas Unterdorfer creates elegant container displays that combine the sights and scent of spring. 

March book of the month

In the March issue, writer and garden historian Ambra Edwards delves into the world of Bizarre Botany - it's the Gardens Illustrated book of the month. 

March plants

Bid farewell to winter and give your garden an early boost of colour with this selection of spring plants, chosen by Head Gardener Mat Reese. Photography by Jason Ingram. 

Beetroot recipes for 10 a day

Beat the winter blues by adding a colourful and seasonal twist to salads with beetroot. 

Early flowering camellias

All camellias provide a vivid splash of colour when little else is in flower. Here is a gallery of Noël Kingsbury's favourite early blooms. Photos by Annaïck Guitteny.

February plants photo: Jason Ingram

In the first of a year-long series, head gardener Mat Reese chooses ten of his favourite plants to bring some cheer to the cold days of February. Photographs by Jason Ingram.

Take a look inside the February 2017 issue

The Gardens Illustrated 100 plants issue returns! This year Rosemary Alexander recommends her favourite plants for an English country garden. Take a look inside the issue. 

Annual climbers

With so many to choose from, climbing annuals sown and grown in a year are a surprisingly easy way to lift the summer spirits. Here, Kew-trained gardener Matthew Biggs chooses 21 of his favourite annual climbers. 

Plant trends for 2017

We asked ten experts what plants they are most excited about growing in their gardens in the year ahead to create a definitive list of the top plant trends for 2017. 

Seed catalogues 2017

Columnist Jojo Tulloh recommends her favourite seed suppliers.

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