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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Dec 01 2019
Magazine

Widely regarded as the Vogue of the gardening press, Gardens Illustrated aims to inspire you with an eclectic and international editorial mix of remarkable places, plants and people. With superb photography, authoritative journalism and exceptional design, this award-winning magazine is a style bible for garden designers, garden lovers and enthusiasts alike.

Editor’s letter

Contributors

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Dig in • What’s happening, where to go, what’s in flower and what to buy this month

News

Diary

Gifts for gardeners • Find the perfect Christmas present for the gardener in your life

December plants • Tom rounds off the year with a selection of plants that offer both colour and texture from a bright early flowering camellia to a pale Christmas rose and a ghostly willow

Places to visit • Recommended places to see seasonal plants at their best both in the UK and Europe

The Outsider • Horticulturist Hannah Gardner explores the southern Thai island of Koh Yao Noi, where she finds lush foliage, giant trees and takes inspiration from an exotic-looking ginger lily

Wes Shaw • As head of horticulture at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, Wes works closely with its curators to make connections between objects in the museum and what visitors see in the garden

Making a mark • At the heart of a striking heritage landscape in Essex lies an enviable collection of trees thrown into sharp relief by a contemporary, lakeside garden

CREATING A GEOGRAPHY OF TIME AND PLACE

EDIBLE HEDGEROW • Planting an edible hedge provides flavours you can’t buy in the shops and rich pickings for the larder

PLANT PROFILE

Where to buy

Fine work • For his own Arts and Craft garden in North Wales, the architect Clough Williams-Ellis employed many of the same elements of wit and charm he used in his most famous creation, Portmeirion

ANDY McINDOE • The Veitch Memorial Medal holder and the man behind 25 of Hillier’s gold-medal winning displays at Chelsea, on his love of shrubs and the importance of using planting that works

Celebrate well • Grower and florist Charlie Ryrie demonstrates techniques for creating exquisite, natural Christmas decorations at home, using found, foraged and cut materials

THE LOST ORCHARD • “I began to dream about an orchard filled with thousands of fruit trees,” recalls chef Raymond Blanc. “Today at Belmond Le Manoir we have an orchard with over 150 ancient cultivar of apple. Each one has its heritage in a village or a county that used to thrive on that particular cultivar. They tell the story not only of what we have lost in Britain but also what we could regain.”

Food focus • In the third of our series on growing for flavour, we meet Ollie Hutson of The Pig Hotel Group, where the kitchen gardens lie at the heart of the operation

Design • News, ideas and sourcebook

News

Creating a garden to endure • A design that will stand the test of time is key to a flourishing ecosystem and a more sustainable garden, says designer Marian Boswall

Terrariums • Bring some green indoors with our choice of nine stylish terrariums

CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE CONFERENCE • Sustainability and the management of limited resources in landscape design

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Best gardening books of the year • A look back at some of our favourite books from 2019, plus your chance to win them all

BOOK REVIEWS

ALL 15 OF OUR BOOKS OF THE YEAR • We have one set of all 15 of our best books from 2019 to give away. Test your gardening knowledge to win.

Nursery Collection

Christmas Gift Guide

Winter walks • Blow away the...


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Formats

OverDrive Magazine

subjects

Home & Garden

Languages

English

Widely regarded as the Vogue of the gardening press, Gardens Illustrated aims to inspire you with an eclectic and international editorial mix of remarkable places, plants and people. With superb photography, authoritative journalism and exceptional design, this award-winning magazine is a style bible for garden designers, garden lovers and enthusiasts alike.

Editor’s letter

Contributors

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Dig in • What’s happening, where to go, what’s in flower and what to buy this month

News

Diary

Gifts for gardeners • Find the perfect Christmas present for the gardener in your life

December plants • Tom rounds off the year with a selection of plants that offer both colour and texture from a bright early flowering camellia to a pale Christmas rose and a ghostly willow

Places to visit • Recommended places to see seasonal plants at their best both in the UK and Europe

The Outsider • Horticulturist Hannah Gardner explores the southern Thai island of Koh Yao Noi, where she finds lush foliage, giant trees and takes inspiration from an exotic-looking ginger lily

Wes Shaw • As head of horticulture at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, Wes works closely with its curators to make connections between objects in the museum and what visitors see in the garden

Making a mark • At the heart of a striking heritage landscape in Essex lies an enviable collection of trees thrown into sharp relief by a contemporary, lakeside garden

CREATING A GEOGRAPHY OF TIME AND PLACE

EDIBLE HEDGEROW • Planting an edible hedge provides flavours you can’t buy in the shops and rich pickings for the larder

PLANT PROFILE

Where to buy

Fine work • For his own Arts and Craft garden in North Wales, the architect Clough Williams-Ellis employed many of the same elements of wit and charm he used in his most famous creation, Portmeirion

ANDY McINDOE • The Veitch Memorial Medal holder and the man behind 25 of Hillier’s gold-medal winning displays at Chelsea, on his love of shrubs and the importance of using planting that works

Celebrate well • Grower and florist Charlie Ryrie demonstrates techniques for creating exquisite, natural Christmas decorations at home, using found, foraged and cut materials

THE LOST ORCHARD • “I began to dream about an orchard filled with thousands of fruit trees,” recalls chef Raymond Blanc. “Today at Belmond Le Manoir we have an orchard with over 150 ancient cultivar of apple. Each one has its heritage in a village or a county that used to thrive on that particular cultivar. They tell the story not only of what we have lost in Britain but also what we could regain.”

Food focus • In the third of our series on growing for flavour, we meet Ollie Hutson of The Pig Hotel Group, where the kitchen gardens lie at the heart of the operation

Design • News, ideas and sourcebook

News

Creating a garden to endure • A design that will stand the test of time is key to a flourishing ecosystem and a more sustainable garden, says designer Marian Boswall

Terrariums • Bring some green indoors with our choice of nine stylish terrariums

CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE CONFERENCE • Sustainability and the management of limited resources in landscape design

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Best gardening books of the year • A look back at some of our favourite books from 2019, plus your chance to win them all

BOOK REVIEWS

ALL 15 OF OUR BOOKS OF THE YEAR • We have one set of all 15 of our best books from 2019 to give away. Test your gardening knowledge to win.

Nursery Collection

Christmas Gift Guide

Winter walks • Blow away the...


Expand title description text
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