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Designers Guild
Design

With the change of seasons in mind and an urge to reflect horticultural passions in our homes as the nights draw in, we've picked some of our favourite floral-inspired designs from the Designers Guild - and set up a discount for readers too... 

Places to visit to see autumn colour
Gardens

Recommended places to visit to admire the fiery colour palette of autumn.

Kitted Out
Design

There's lots to do in the garden at this time of year so we've put together a list of must-have items to make light work of gardening and gathering this month. 

Top tips for growing apples
Plants

Head gardener at Gravetye Manor, Tom Coward gives his top tips for growing apples. 

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 Copley 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.

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