Plants

Morville Hall wild roses c. Jason Ingram

Writer Katherine Swift has made her mark on the Dower House garden at Morville Hall with a collection of wild roses. Here she gives tips on how to maintain a wild rose garden.

Hortus Loci planter

Our stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show gained a 3-star award, thanks in part to the beautiful planter provided by nursery Hortus Loci. Find out more about the gorgeous plants that made up the mix.

Facts you probably didn't know about poppies

The poppy is an unassuming but widely recognised flower and it has a fascinating history. Here are ten interesting facts about poppies. 

Flowers and foliage for the garden in May

Head gardener Mat Reese chooses delicate flowers and evergreen foliage to smooth the transition from spring to summer.

Places to visit to see bluebells. Photo Getty Images

Wandering through woodland among a sea of bluebells swathed in dappled light is a magical experience. Now is the time to get out and see these wonderful British flowers for yourself, so take a look through our suggestions for the best places to visit to see bluebells.  

Chiltern Seeds Papaver rhoeas 'Pandora'

Make the most of this offer and get seed sowing now for fantastic and fruitful summer displays. Valid until 31 May 2017.

Arundel Castle tulips

Here are just some of the 36,000 tulips on show at Arundel Castle as part of their Tulip Festival, which we hope will inspire your own display for next year. You can find out more about Arundel's tulip displays in the April 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated

Rhubarb ketchup recipe

Gardener-cook Jojo Tulloh shares her recipe for rhubarb ketchup

Spring planting c. Andrew Montgomery

The Easter break marks the busiest periods for plant nurseries across the country. We ask plant experts to give us their tips on what to look for when buying plants to ensure garden success.

April plants

As days become warmer and longer, Mat Reese's borders begin to sing with colour – from two-tone gulps and coral-pink shoots to delicate blossom. 

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