It’s almost time for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. After the dramatic move to September this year, we highlight some of the most exciting gardens to feature at the show, talking to the designers about their show gardens and the late-summer planting palette now open to them.
We visit a garden in Somerset, first featured in the magazine some 20 years ago. It’s unusual for us to return to a garden, but creator Patricia Stainton has recently reconsidered her own approach to become more inclusive of the wider landscape.
For our plant profile this month we focus on lobelias for their sheer verve and vitality, abundant, long-lived blooms and vast colour spectrum.
And in Devon, we visit the tiny Totnes pocket park championed by Richard Reynolds (better known as the Guerrilla Gardener) to highlight the need for a shared space for the community to gather and enjoy.
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