Plants

Gardens Illustrated 25th

DAY 19: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. Today we have a copy of our latest special publication A Year of Plants and GI cloth bag

Gardens Illustrated 25th

DAY 10: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. Today we have a selection of flower seeds from Chiltern Seeds

The key plants of Romania's wildflower meadows

Some of our most familiar plants have their provenance in the grasslands of southern Transylvania, here we look at the importance of these wildflower meadows and list some of their key plants. 

Why plant lovers should visit: The Pyrenees

The Pyrenees are one of the most beautiful and accessible mountain ranges in Europe – and a perfect short trip destination for plant lovers hoping to seek out alpine flora. 

Gardens Illustrated 25th

DAY 5: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. Today's prize is a pair of GR Secateurs from topiary experts Niwaki.

May plants

Early summer offers nurserywoman Fleur van Zonneveld a cornucopia of floral favourites, with delicate flowers in shades of yellow, white and blue and foliage that has a golden glow. Here she selects 10 of her favourite plants for May. 

Gardens Illustrated 25th

DAY 2: To celebrate our 25th anniversary we are offering 25 prizes - one a day. Today it is useful plant supports from Plant Belles

Sarah Raven sweet pea seedlings

Get your sweet pea seedlings planted now and you'll be picking blooms come summer. Here's an offer from Sarah Raven on some gorgeous choices. Offer valid until 31 May 2018.

Woottens of Wenhaston plant offers

There’s still time to sort out your spring planting now to ensure a colourful display later in the year. Award-winning nursery Woottens of Wenhaston offers a great range of perennials including a good selection of Iris sibirica and Hemerocallis. Here are two collections put together especially for Gardens Illustrated readers.

The best yellow magnolias for gardens of all sizes

Magnolias are most commonly seen in shades of pink, purple and white. Grown for their flower colour, yellow magnolias can be an attractive alternative and their variable habit allows them to be grown in gardens of all sizes. Here you'll find growing advice for yellow magnolia trees and shrubs, the best magnolias to grow and where to buy them.

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