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What's inside this issue

This month we take a visit to Belcombe Court which combines classical parkland with a contemporary walled garden. In spring this garden is planted with rows of tulips with the list of cultivars grown reading like a roll call of the most prized and sought-after varieties. We explore the garden and outline 24 of the key specimens it offers.

Matt Collins, head gardener at the Garden Museum, visits a very modern meadow in a compact garden in Kent. Flower rich, this garden’s design is informed by a love of nature, wildlife and conservation, and has been inspired by visits to British nature reserves to see wildflowers and wildlife alike.

Jimi Blake of Hunting Brook Gardens chooses 10 early spring plants for dappled shade.

Jenny Barnes, head gardener at Cottesbrooke Hall offers a practical guide to making handcrafted plant supports. Using raw materials sourced from the garden or locally, they are beautifully structural even before plants come into growth.

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And find out why Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery in Derbyshire is one of the best places in the UK to source unusual trees and shrubs.


Plus the gorgeous garden features we're famous for, all to be inspired by in this month’s magazine.

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Daniel GriffithsDigital Editor

Daniel Griffiths is a veteran journalist who has worked on some of the biggest home and entertainment brands in the world. He is a serial house-renovator and home improvement expert, taking on everything from interior design and DIY to landscape gardening and garden design.