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Garden Masterclasses

Catch these workshops taking place before the garden season ends, as part of the Garden Masterclass series, organised by garden designer Annie Guilfoyle and plantsman Noel Kingsbury, in association with Gardens Illustrated.

Liquorice growing
Plants

Pontefract in West Yorkshire was once a centre of liquorice cultivation. Now Robert and Heather Copely are growing it once more on their farm. 

Expert tips for designing a meadow
Design

Garden designer James Alexander-Sinclair gives his advice and tips for designing a meadow. 

October 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated
Gardens

Take a look inside the October issue. This month; discover the allure of species pelargonium, be inspired by rich autumn planting for late-season interest and celebrate the variety of apples at Gravetye Manor's reinvigorated orchard. 

Design ideas for pools and ponds
Design

The September 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated is a water in the garden special and includes ideas for adding a pond or pool to your garden design. Here you'll find inspiration from three designer gardens. 

Cosmos
Plants

New and recent introductions make colourful cosmos as brilliant in the garden as in the vase. In the September 2017 issue of Gardens Illustrated, plantsman Graham Rice chooses his favourite cosmos. Here you can enjoy a gallery of his selection. Photos by Jason Ingram.

Savoury sweetcorn pudding
Gardens

Savoury sweetcorn pudding may sound odd, but eaten alongside a dish of grilled peppers or roasted tomatoes, it makes a great vegetarian main course. Jojo Tulloh shares her recipe. 

Autumn plant fairs
Plants

Our round-up of the best autumn plant fairs to find quality plants, shrubs and trees.

Five tips for a sloping site
Design

Garden designer Ann-Marie Powell has transformed a sloping site in West Sussex to connect it to the hills beyond. Here, she gives her tips for designing a garden on a sloping site.

Letters to a Beekeeper

Our book of the month is Letters to a Beekeeper by gardener Alys Fowler and beekeeping expert Steve Benbow. Here you can read the review.  

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