March plants

With spring in the air, plantswoman and ecologist Marina Christopher shares her favourite March plants to welcome back warmer and longer days. 


Dydd gwyl Dewi hapus! We've put together a collection of daffodils to celebrate St David's Day 

Hedging plants

Landscape architect Bunny Guinness shares her choice of hedging plants from evergreen screens to flowering space dividers

The best uses for common herbs

Herbs are an essential ingredient in everyday cooking, adding depth and flavour to any dish. Here, gardener cook Jojo Tulloh shares some of her favourite uses for common herbs. 


naturalising snowdrops

GALLERY: John Sales, former chief gardens advisor for the National Trust shares his favourite snowdrops for naturalising. Photography by Jason Ingram. 

Plants to look out for in February

GALLERY:  In the first of her new series, plantswoman and ecologist Marina Christopher suggests plants to brighten up the last days of winter. 

15% off Crocus

Start planning your plant combinations now and take advantage of this 15% discount from online plant nursery Crocus. 

February 2016 issue

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. 

Drought resistant plants

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. 

Cold climate plants

If you garden in tough conditions, take inspiration from these woody plants that thrive in one of the toughest places in Europe, Sweden. 

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