Plants

Dahlia combinations offer

Dahlia expert Helen Lewis, of Ferdinandushof nursery in the Netherlands, has created four unique collections that combine dahlias with complementary perennials and grasses. Each collection is offered to readers at an excellent price and includes a 10% discount.

September issue

Here's a preview of some of the features inside September's Gardens Illustrated - on sale Friday 22nd August. We've got gorgeous planting combinations for late summer containers, wecelebrate dahlias to the full and the choose the best scented plants for year round fragrance.

Pollinator friendly plants c. Elke Borkowski

Plantswoman Marina Christopher of Phoenix Perennial Plants recommends 12 plants that will help bring beneficial pollinators to your garden, as well as colour and interest to your borders.

Thalictrum delavayi ‘Album’ c. Jason Ingram

Nurserywoman Derry Watkins highlights Thalictrum delavayi ‘Album’ as the perfect plant for a sense of cool summer freshness. Plus 9 other recommendations of top summer plants and places to visit.

 

Centaurea atropurpurea c. Jason Ingram

As spring gets into its stride,nurserywoman Derry Watkins highlights Ranunculus aconitifolius ‘Flore Pleno’ as one of the plants takes a starring role in your garden right now. Plus 8 other recommendations of plants late spring impact and seasonal places to visit.

 

Butterflies and flashbacks c Andrew Montgomery

Designer Kristy Ramage plants up a stunning urn with a splash of gorgeous summer flowers. Here's how to recreate the look yourself.