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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Nov 01 2020
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

Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Rooted in time • What’shappening,what’sinflowerandwhattobuythismonth

News

KITTED OUT • For the autumn garden

November plants • Though the days are getting shorter and cooler, Keith still finds some late colour for the garden, from bright chrysanthemums and nerines to an autumn-flowering snowdrop

FRESH START • While most of us think of November as a winding down of the year, for Aaron it represents an opportunity to start afresh, reassess what you’ve done in the previous season and start to look forward to the coming year with a blank slate

WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR CROPS

WILL PURDOM • At just 24, Will is the founder of nursery business Botanico, through which he is introducing others to his love of exotics

Down to the woods • In her garden on the edge of ancient woodland, Fern Alder has created a carefully planted space that melds naturally with its surroundings

HOUSE PROUD • Head gardener Ben Preston creates three displays to take pride of place indoors over winter and then transferred to the garden once warm weather returns

BEGONIA • These tender foliage plants embody a new, light-hearted and exuberant approach to gardening

PLANT PROFILE

Where to buy and see

City limits • Faced with the challenge of creating a city garden that would offer both privacy and separate spaces for seating and eating, designer Erik Funneman has used deep Corten steel planters to fill the tiny space with green and reference the district’s recent industrial past

First impressions • Jeremy Jeremy Allen Allen created created his his own own Arts Arts and and Crafts Crafts--style style garden garden before before retraining retraining in in garden garden design design. . While While there there is is much much he he would would do do differently differently now now it it is is still still a a perfect perfect calling calling card card

Superstructure

JON STOKES • The director of trees, science and research at the Tree Council on a life spent among trees and nature, the importance of the Council’s tree warden scheme and why we all need trees in our lives

Good enough to eat • Bea Andrews shows how to create beautiful bouquets using only plants from the vegetable garden

How to create your own edible bouquet

A new leaf • After 30 years perfecting her garden at Duck Hill, garden writer Page Dickey took on a new challenge with a vast garden in Connecticut

IN BRIEF

8 KEY PLANTS

A WARM WELCOME • Head gardener Matthew Reese shows how to combine houseplants and delicate hothouse favourites to create the grandest of entrances in the most modest of hallways

Plants

Where to buy

Dream houses • Dreamed, imagined or seen? Yukihiro Akama’s extraordinary wooden sculptures blur the lines between fantasy and reality

OPEN FORUM • News and sourcebook

News

INTERNATIONAL GARDEN FESTIVAL

Log stores • Stylish ways to keep your firewood dry and neatly stacked

DOWNTOOLS • Book reviews, crossword, back issues, reader offer, competition

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • From lessons in floriculture to investigating declining butterfly numbers, here’s the best-of-the-rest titles to read this month.

Philodendron • A genus of trailing houseplants that is often in...


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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

Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Rooted in time • What’shappening,what’sinflowerandwhattobuythismonth

News

KITTED OUT • For the autumn garden

November plants • Though the days are getting shorter and cooler, Keith still finds some late colour for the garden, from bright chrysanthemums and nerines to an autumn-flowering snowdrop

FRESH START • While most of us think of November as a winding down of the year, for Aaron it represents an opportunity to start afresh, reassess what you’ve done in the previous season and start to look forward to the coming year with a blank slate

WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR CROPS

WILL PURDOM • At just 24, Will is the founder of nursery business Botanico, through which he is introducing others to his love of exotics

Down to the woods • In her garden on the edge of ancient woodland, Fern Alder has created a carefully planted space that melds naturally with its surroundings

HOUSE PROUD • Head gardener Ben Preston creates three displays to take pride of place indoors over winter and then transferred to the garden once warm weather returns

BEGONIA • These tender foliage plants embody a new, light-hearted and exuberant approach to gardening

PLANT PROFILE

Where to buy and see

City limits • Faced with the challenge of creating a city garden that would offer both privacy and separate spaces for seating and eating, designer Erik Funneman has used deep Corten steel planters to fill the tiny space with green and reference the district’s recent industrial past

First impressions • Jeremy Jeremy Allen Allen created created his his own own Arts Arts and and Crafts Crafts--style style garden garden before before retraining retraining in in garden garden design design. . While While there there is is much much he he would would do do differently differently now now it it is is still still a a perfect perfect calling calling card card

Superstructure

JON STOKES • The director of trees, science and research at the Tree Council on a life spent among trees and nature, the importance of the Council’s tree warden scheme and why we all need trees in our lives

Good enough to eat • Bea Andrews shows how to create beautiful bouquets using only plants from the vegetable garden

How to create your own edible bouquet

A new leaf • After 30 years perfecting her garden at Duck Hill, garden writer Page Dickey took on a new challenge with a vast garden in Connecticut

IN BRIEF

8 KEY PLANTS

A WARM WELCOME • Head gardener Matthew Reese shows how to combine houseplants and delicate hothouse favourites to create the grandest of entrances in the most modest of hallways

Plants

Where to buy

Dream houses • Dreamed, imagined or seen? Yukihiro Akama’s extraordinary wooden sculptures blur the lines between fantasy and reality

OPEN FORUM • News and sourcebook

News

INTERNATIONAL GARDEN FESTIVAL

Log stores • Stylish ways to keep your firewood dry and neatly stacked

DOWNTOOLS • Book reviews, crossword, back issues, reader offer, competition

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • From lessons in floriculture to investigating declining butterfly numbers, here’s the best-of-the-rest titles to read this month.

Philodendron • A genus of trailing houseplants that is often in...


Expand title description text
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