Spring border design by Sarah Price

Essence of spring - Garden designer Sarah Price blends creams, pale yellows and rich purples to create a sensational border from winter to early summer

Border design by Julie Toll using mainly annuals

Bright & Beautiful – designer Julie Toll plants a border mainly of annuals grown from seed to give you a sensational display of flowers all summer long – and save money, too.

Great Dixter plant combination. c: Aaron Bertelsen

Choosing and Using Good Plants. Join us on Monday 1 November when Great Dixter's head gardener Fergus Garrett will explain what's involved in selecting good plants.

Geranium 'Orion' c. Rachel Warne

Hardy geraniums are invaluable garden plants with cultivars in a range of colours suited to both sun and shade. Make the most of our special reader offer on some of the best cultivars to grow.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Merveille Sanguine'

Each month in the magazine nurserymen Bob Brown chooses nine desirable plants. This time he chooses bold and bright ideas for your garden in summer.

Paeonia lactiflora 'Whitleyi Major'

Each month in the magazine nurserymen Bob Brown chooses nine desirable plants. This month his choice offers colour, scent and shape as summer begins.

Andy Sturgeon's Daily Telegraph garden Chelsea 2010

If you've been inspired by the Chelsea Flower Show, here's your chance to buy some of the plants from two award-winning gardens.

Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fair

If you are passionate about gardening, love beautiful plants and garden accessories, then your gardening season isn’t complete without a visit to Cottesbrooke Hall Plant Finders Fair in Northamptonshire, held in association with Gardens Illustrated.

Thalictrum ichangense 'Purple Marble'

One of Britain’s most brilliant nurserymen, Bob Brown, chooses nine plants to make your garden even more beautiful as spring fills out into summer. 

Meconopsis cambrica double orange-red

Bob Brown, one of Britain's most talented nurserymen, chooses nine irresistible plants from surprising novelties to rising stars - Meconopsis cambrica double orange-red is just one of them. To find out more, look at the April 2010 issue of Gardens Illustrated.

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