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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Special 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

THE FRENCH ROSE GARDEN • Join us for a five-day tour from Paris to the Loire in the company of rosarian Michael Marriott to celebrate the French rose

GROWING FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN POTS • Join Aaron Bertelsen, Great Dixter’s gardener-cook, to learn the tips and techniques of successfully growing crops in pots

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

News

KITTED OUT • For planning and organising for the year ahead

Marc O’Neill • Former clothes designer Marc made the move to gardener and planting designer as a way of connecting with the outdoors that is both creative and continually challenging

The Outsider • Horticulturist Hannah Gardner explores Israel’s Negev desert in search of the rare desert iris, Iris petrana, and is inspired by an exotic-looking, hardy bulb in the lily family

TRICYRTIS FORMOSANA

INSIDER CHOICE • We asked the experts which plants they are most excited about growing in their gardens in 2020

FURTHER DETAILS • How to find the plants chosen by our plantspeople – and more about their work

Back to the land • Growers, designers and soil enthusiasts, The Land Gardeners are part of a small army of suppliers to London’s most exclusive florists

HOW TO HELP THE CLIMATE BY LOOKING AFTER YOUR SOIL

Landscape luxe • For almost 20 years, plantsman Jimi Blake has been rewriting the rules on combining plants at his Hunting Brook Gardens in Co. Wicklow. Here he shares the secrets of his beautiful borders

Fresh perspective • Artist Toril Brancher’s stunning images capture flowers in glorious, minute detail – pollen, insects and all

IN BRIEF

An American in Bath • For its first UK commission, the US design firm Oehme, van Sweden has created a New American-style garden in a very British setting

PHILIPPE LECOUFLE • The former head of historic French nursery Vacherot & Lecouf le, on why he has no regrets on choosing raising orchids over racing cars, and the pleasures of exhibiting new plants

Bright and bountiful • The abundant, vividly coloured gardens that surround the 14th-century Oxfordshire house of potter Emma Bridgewater and illustrator Matthew Rice have been created in just a handful of years

IN BRIEF

A fine balance • Ecological concerns underpin an harmonious blend of perennial planting and vegetable garden in a naturalistic garden in Somerset

Vive la rose • For award-winning artist Rosie Sanders the rose is an enduring source of inspiration, as it has been for many artists throughout history

Britain’s best organic nurseries • Creating a garden that is both beautiful but also ecologically balanced and teeming with wildlife should be every gardener’s aim, but gardening sustainably starts with sourcing the plants and products for our gardens. Here we celebrate those nurseries that are already embracing organic and more sustainable practices

IN BRIEF

Bold moves • For a modernist house near Melbourne, designer Michael McCoy has created a separate perennial garden that sits like an island of colour in its distinctly Australian landscape

ONE MAN’S PASSION • Designer Tom Stuart-Smith reveals his favourites from the garden books in his collection

BOOKS SPECIAL

Bee hives • From...


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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

THE FRENCH ROSE GARDEN • Join us for a five-day tour from Paris to the Loire in the company of rosarian Michael Marriott to celebrate the French rose

GROWING FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN POTS • Join Aaron Bertelsen, Great Dixter’s gardener-cook, to learn the tips and techniques of successfully growing crops in pots

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

News

KITTED OUT • For planning and organising for the year ahead

Marc O’Neill • Former clothes designer Marc made the move to gardener and planting designer as a way of connecting with the outdoors that is both creative and continually challenging

The Outsider • Horticulturist Hannah Gardner explores Israel’s Negev desert in search of the rare desert iris, Iris petrana, and is inspired by an exotic-looking, hardy bulb in the lily family

TRICYRTIS FORMOSANA

INSIDER CHOICE • We asked the experts which plants they are most excited about growing in their gardens in 2020

FURTHER DETAILS • How to find the plants chosen by our plantspeople – and more about their work

Back to the land • Growers, designers and soil enthusiasts, The Land Gardeners are part of a small army of suppliers to London’s most exclusive florists

HOW TO HELP THE CLIMATE BY LOOKING AFTER YOUR SOIL

Landscape luxe • For almost 20 years, plantsman Jimi Blake has been rewriting the rules on combining plants at his Hunting Brook Gardens in Co. Wicklow. Here he shares the secrets of his beautiful borders

Fresh perspective • Artist Toril Brancher’s stunning images capture flowers in glorious, minute detail – pollen, insects and all

IN BRIEF

An American in Bath • For its first UK commission, the US design firm Oehme, van Sweden has created a New American-style garden in a very British setting

PHILIPPE LECOUFLE • The former head of historic French nursery Vacherot & Lecouf le, on why he has no regrets on choosing raising orchids over racing cars, and the pleasures of exhibiting new plants

Bright and bountiful • The abundant, vividly coloured gardens that surround the 14th-century Oxfordshire house of potter Emma Bridgewater and illustrator Matthew Rice have been created in just a handful of years

IN BRIEF

A fine balance • Ecological concerns underpin an harmonious blend of perennial planting and vegetable garden in a naturalistic garden in Somerset

Vive la rose • For award-winning artist Rosie Sanders the rose is an enduring source of inspiration, as it has been for many artists throughout history

Britain’s best organic nurseries • Creating a garden that is both beautiful but also ecologically balanced and teeming with wildlife should be every gardener’s aim, but gardening sustainably starts with sourcing the plants and products for our gardens. Here we celebrate those nurseries that are already embracing organic and more sustainable practices

IN BRIEF

Bold moves • For a modernist house near Melbourne, designer Michael McCoy has created a separate perennial garden that sits like an island of colour in its distinctly Australian landscape

ONE MAN’S PASSION • Designer Tom Stuart-Smith reveals his favourites from the garden books in his collection

BOOKS SPECIAL

Bee hives • From...


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