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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Special 2021
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 CONTRIBUTING EDITORS EDITORS

Gardens Illustrated

WEST COUNTRY KITCHEN GARDENS • From plot to plate, our four-day reader holiday uncovers some of the South West’s most exciting potagers and chefs’ gardens

DISCOVER HOW YEO VALLEY IS TAKING ORGANIC GARDENING TO CHELSEA • Join Gardens Illustrated’s exclusive event at Yeo Valley Organic Garden in Somerset to preview their ground-breaking RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden, with designer Tom Massey and owner and creator Sarah Mead

DIG IN • What’s happening, what’s in flower and what to buy this month

News

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For environmentally friendly, sustainable and ethical gardening

GARDENS OF INSPIRATION • There’s a lot you can learn from visiting other people’s gardens; let Aaron introduce you to those that have inspired him most

STEWART TURTILL • As a trainee on English Heritage’s Historic and Botanic Garden Training Programme, Stewart is part of the team at Audley End House and Gardens

IN BRIEF

Back to nature • Out of the rubble of a former brownfield site, Jo McKerr has created a beautiful and natural managed-meadow garden

IN BRIEF

Showing its mettle • When Kim and Rob Hurst decided to create a private garden next to their nursery on a former farm they turned history to their advantage, repurposing an old Dutch barn into a plant support extraordinaire

24 KEY PLANTS

Perpetual bliss • Perpetual flowering carnations were once hugely popular have fallen out of fashion. Jim Marshall is on a mission to persuade gardeners to rediscover their charms

Greek odyssey • With his new design for Sissinghurst’s Delos garden, Dan Pearson has returned to the original vision of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West

Constructing the past

12 KEY PLANTS

HOWARD SOOLEY • The garden photographer on his addiction to plants, his love of punk, cinema and lichen, and how his friendship with the filmmaker Derek Jarman helped him to slow down

HERBACEOUS CLEMATIS • These non-climbing beauties are a boon to any border, clambering over their neighbours, spilling from raised beds and tumbling on to paths

PLANT PROFILE

A step up • Designer James Aldridge has transformed a dilapidated south London garden using layers of planting and hard landscaping to soothing effect

THE EVOLUTION OF A GREEN REVOLUTION • From its radical-activist roots in the 1970s, community gardening is now firmly mainstream, but with artists and craftspeople increasingly involved, these collaborative projects now take on many and various guises

A CLEAN SLATE • Garden designer Alison Jenkins has created a welcoming and cleverly planned family garden from an exposed site in the Mendip Hills

A rare treasure • In his recent book A Voice Above the Linn , photographer Robbie Lawrence gently and quietly celebrates the life and work of botanist Jim Taggart

Design • News and sourcebook

News

Compost bins • Make your own compost in a corner of your garden with these clever compost systems

DOWNTOOLS • Book reviews, back issues, crossword, reader competition, a weekend in…

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • This month’s additional books include detailed reading on fungi and moths, garden apothecary and houseplants.

Menorca • Ibiza and Majorca may...


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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 CONTRIBUTING EDITORS EDITORS

Gardens Illustrated

WEST COUNTRY KITCHEN GARDENS • From plot to plate, our four-day reader holiday uncovers some of the South West’s most exciting potagers and chefs’ gardens

DISCOVER HOW YEO VALLEY IS TAKING ORGANIC GARDENING TO CHELSEA • Join Gardens Illustrated’s exclusive event at Yeo Valley Organic Garden in Somerset to preview their ground-breaking RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden, with designer Tom Massey and owner and creator Sarah Mead

DIG IN • What’s happening, what’s in flower and what to buy this month

News

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For environmentally friendly, sustainable and ethical gardening

GARDENS OF INSPIRATION • There’s a lot you can learn from visiting other people’s gardens; let Aaron introduce you to those that have inspired him most

STEWART TURTILL • As a trainee on English Heritage’s Historic and Botanic Garden Training Programme, Stewart is part of the team at Audley End House and Gardens

IN BRIEF

Back to nature • Out of the rubble of a former brownfield site, Jo McKerr has created a beautiful and natural managed-meadow garden

IN BRIEF

Showing its mettle • When Kim and Rob Hurst decided to create a private garden next to their nursery on a former farm they turned history to their advantage, repurposing an old Dutch barn into a plant support extraordinaire

24 KEY PLANTS

Perpetual bliss • Perpetual flowering carnations were once hugely popular have fallen out of fashion. Jim Marshall is on a mission to persuade gardeners to rediscover their charms

Greek odyssey • With his new design for Sissinghurst’s Delos garden, Dan Pearson has returned to the original vision of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West

Constructing the past

12 KEY PLANTS

HOWARD SOOLEY • The garden photographer on his addiction to plants, his love of punk, cinema and lichen, and how his friendship with the filmmaker Derek Jarman helped him to slow down

HERBACEOUS CLEMATIS • These non-climbing beauties are a boon to any border, clambering over their neighbours, spilling from raised beds and tumbling on to paths

PLANT PROFILE

A step up • Designer James Aldridge has transformed a dilapidated south London garden using layers of planting and hard landscaping to soothing effect

THE EVOLUTION OF A GREEN REVOLUTION • From its radical-activist roots in the 1970s, community gardening is now firmly mainstream, but with artists and craftspeople increasingly involved, these collaborative projects now take on many and various guises

A CLEAN SLATE • Garden designer Alison Jenkins has created a welcoming and cleverly planned family garden from an exposed site in the Mendip Hills

A rare treasure • In his recent book A Voice Above the Linn , photographer Robbie Lawrence gently and quietly celebrates the life and work of botanist Jim Taggart

Design • News and sourcebook

News

Compost bins • Make your own compost in a corner of your garden with these clever compost systems

DOWNTOOLS • Book reviews, back issues, crossword, reader competition, a weekend in…

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • This month’s additional books include detailed reading on fungi and moths, garden apothecary and houseplants.

Menorca • Ibiza and Majorca may...


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