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.
On a plot near Bristol, social enterprise the Severn Project offers staff a new start in life through growing salad.
The exotic garden at Great Dixter in Sussex is admired widely. Here, head gardener Fergus Garrett picks out some of the incredible plants that grow there.
Perfect for the patio in summer, ideal for the conservatory, or just a sunny windowsill - at any time of year - succulents are also among the best plants for creating easy and stylish displays.
Gardener James Horner puts on his florist's hat to suggest four combinations of cut flowers for late summer displays.
This month, pick up a copy of the Plant Issue 2016, a special edition of Gardens Illustrated. Inside you'll find inspiration for cut-flower and container combinations, plus a look at some of the best gardens for plant inspiration.
In the garden of Museum Voorlinden in the Netherlands, designer Piet Oudolf has added a glorious selection of bright annuals to his trademark perennial plantings. Find his inspirational planting list here
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