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Why plant lovers should visit the Cornwall
Plants

Horticulturist Hannah Gardner is fascinated by the English Coastline, all 7,000 miles of it. But she has a particular affection for the Cornish Coast, where childhood holidays fostered a love of open horizons, dramatic cliff tops and diverse native flora. Here she explains why Cornwall is a top holiday desination for plant lovers and she shares the best places to find facinating native plants and flowery meadows. 

Get kitted out for summer in the garden
Gardens

With the promise of sunshine and high temperatures in the coming week, we've hand-picked a selection of covetable gardening items that can keep you cool and the garden under control. 

Take a look inside the July issue of Gardens Illustrated
Gardens

The July issue of Gardens Illustrated includes great English gardens, the best gladiolus, small space ideas for city gardens and 16 beautiful plants for an English Garden. Take a look inside.  

Pomona Fruits 15% off
Plants

Growing your own blueberries and vines will add appeal to your plantings as well as welcome harvest of fruits. 

Book of the month: Shades of Green

Our book of the month for June is Shades of Green: My Life as the National Trust's Head Gardener by John Sales. Here you can read the review by author and garden historian Ambra Edwards. 

June plants
Plants

This month, nurserywoman Fleur van Zonneveld selects plants for wildflower meadows and prairie plantings, plus a gentle self-seeder that is favoured by butterflies. 

GI 25 years

Our 25 prizes celebrating the magazine's 25 years has now come to an end. Thank you to all those who took part. Here's to many more years of great gardens and garden design for us to feature in Gardens Illustrated.

Gardens Illustrated 25th
Gardens

DAY 25: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. It's our final day and we have a fantastic prize for a stay at luxury, country hotel Gravetye Manor, together with tour of the gardens 

Gardens Illustrated 25th
Plants

DAY 24: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. It's our second to last day and our prize today is a choice of photographic print from garden photographer Jason Ingram

Woottens of Wenhaston hardy geraniums offer
Plants

It’s possible to have hardy geraniums in flower in the garden from May to November - no herbaceous border is complete without at least one. Here's an offer with some of the best hardy geraniums to choose for your garden.

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