Plants

Can you identify this plant?

Test your gardening knowledge in our GARDENS ILLUSTRATED quiz. Each week you'll be asked to identify a seasonal plant, plus answer other questions about it. Once you've completed the five questions about this particular plant, we'll give you details about how to grow it successfully in your garden. There's no prize but we hope that throughout the year it's a fun way to learn more about a whole host of garden plants. 

Hebes

Hebes - Although increasingly popular, hebes have never really been in vogue, but their flexibilty and contemporary good looks suggest that could be about to change. Here we've picked out some of Noel Kingsbury's recommendations. 

Can you identify this plant?

Test your gardening knowledge in our GARDENS ILLUSTRATED quiz. Each week you'll be asked to identify a seasonal plant, plus answer other questions about it. Once you've completed the five questions about this particular plant, we'll give you details about how to grow it successfully in your garden. There's no prize but we hope that throughout the year it's a fun way to learn more about a whole host of garden plants. 

August highlights

GALLERY: Nurseryman Hans Kramer selects 10 old favourites to brighten your summer borders in August (Images by Maayke de Ridder).

Carol Klein

In a new four part series, TV Gardener Carol Klein looks at the botanical history of four of Britain's favourite garden plants. First on the list is the rose. 

Sarah Raven tulip collections offer

Sarah Raven tulip collections combine colour, shape and texture to offer stylish pools of colour. Make the most of our 15% discount and bring your garden to life in spring time.

Can you identify this plant?

Test your gardening knowledge in our GARDENS ILLUSTRATED quiz. Each week you'll be asked to identify a seasonal plant, plus answer other questions about it. Once you've completed the five questions about this particular plant, we'll give you details about how to grow it successfully in your garden. There's no prize but we hope that throughout the year it's a fun way to learn more about a whole host of garden plants. 

Can you identify this plant?

Test your gardening knowledge in our GARDENS ILLUSTRATED quiz. Each week you'll be asked to identify a seasonal plant, plus answer other questions about it. Once you've completed the five questions about this particular plant, we'll give you details about how to grow it successfully in your garden. There's no prize but we hope that throughout the year it's a fun way to learn more about a whole host of garden plants. 

July favourites

GALLERY: As summer reaches its peak, nurseryman Hans Kramer selects 10 favourite plants for providing colour in July (Images by Maayke de Ridder)

Can you identify this plant?

Test your gardening knowledge in our GARDENS ILLUSTRATED quiz. Each week you'll be asked to identify a seasonal plant, plus answer other questions about it. Once you've completed the five questions about this particular plant, we'll give you details about how to grow it successfully in your garden. There's no prize but we hope that throughout the year it's a fun way to learn more about a whole host of garden plants. 

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