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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Jul 01 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 EDITORS

Gardens Illustrated

Contemporary Irish Gardens • Join plantsperson extraordinaire Jimi Blake to explore some of the best gardens around Dublin and the Wicklow Mountains

Tom Massey, Sarah Mead and Marina Christopher discuss RHS Chelsea and organic planting

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

News

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For outdoor dining

July plants • As temperatures rise, hot colours begin to emerge in Jimi’s borders, cooled by his more tender, exotic foliage plants, set free from their polytunnels to bask in the summer sun

Places to visit • Recommended places to see seasonal plants at their best

QUICK FIXES • You may have your hands full with watering and feeding this month, but don’t forget to future-proof your harvest by sowing turnips and salad greens, and planting out kale seedlings

Jobs for July

LUCY HUTCHINGS • Having swapped a career designing couture jewellery for growing heirloom vegetables, Lucy is sharing her passion for growing through her SheGrowsVeg Instagram feed

IN BRIEF

Another world • It is hard to believe that you can feel so delightfully lost in the middle of a pretty country town. Mary Keen’s immersive and atmospheric garden defies the size of her new plot

24 KEY PLANTS

Courtyard creation

Beautiful bounty • Designer Alison Jenkins creates three hard-working container combinations that look terrific and taste even better

ANGEL PELARGONIUMS • The floriferous Angel series of pelargoniums, with their radiant, miniature blooms, delicate leaves and foliar scent, stage an unforgettable summer show

PLANT PROFILE

Wild at heart • Prolific design duo Harris Bugg have created an exquisite slice of urban meadow in a wildlife-friendly garden in north London

Garden foraging

GILL HODGSON • The creator of Flowers from the Farm on her passion for local, seasonal blooms, the upsides of lockdown and the enduring capacity of cut flowers to say it all

Visual effects • Thanks to Jane Brown’s technical design skills, a Hampshire garden of timeless charm is firmly anchored in its stunning surroundings

Sitting pretty • Plantswoman June Blake reveals how, with an artist’s eye, she harnesses colour, texture and form to achieve different moods and a long season of interest in her painterly garden in County Wicklow

IN BRIEF

French connections • Ulf Nordfjell’s design for a family-friendly garden in southeast France uses a series of interlinking levels to create a unifying whole

Living dream • Mynd Hardy Plants in Shropshire is everything Jill and Richard Rallings could wish for – a thriving nursery awash with superb perennials in a lovingly restored walled garden

16 KEY PLANTS

FROZEN IN TIME • Kaori Tatebayashi must work fast to capture the fleeting beauty of her floral subjects but, once fired, they are preserved forever

Design • News and sourcebook

News

Outdoor ovens • Cook up an al fresco feast in style

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

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • This month’s additional books will get you propagating, growing inside and out, and identifying insects.

Denmark’s islands • From historic oval...


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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

Contemporary Irish Gardens • Join plantsperson extraordinaire Jimi Blake to explore some of the best gardens around Dublin and the Wicklow Mountains

Tom Massey, Sarah Mead and Marina Christopher discuss RHS Chelsea and organic planting

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

News

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For outdoor dining

July plants • As temperatures rise, hot colours begin to emerge in Jimi’s borders, cooled by his more tender, exotic foliage plants, set free from their polytunnels to bask in the summer sun

Places to visit • Recommended places to see seasonal plants at their best

QUICK FIXES • You may have your hands full with watering and feeding this month, but don’t forget to future-proof your harvest by sowing turnips and salad greens, and planting out kale seedlings

Jobs for July

LUCY HUTCHINGS • Having swapped a career designing couture jewellery for growing heirloom vegetables, Lucy is sharing her passion for growing through her SheGrowsVeg Instagram feed

IN BRIEF

Another world • It is hard to believe that you can feel so delightfully lost in the middle of a pretty country town. Mary Keen’s immersive and atmospheric garden defies the size of her new plot

24 KEY PLANTS

Courtyard creation

Beautiful bounty • Designer Alison Jenkins creates three hard-working container combinations that look terrific and taste even better

ANGEL PELARGONIUMS • The floriferous Angel series of pelargoniums, with their radiant, miniature blooms, delicate leaves and foliar scent, stage an unforgettable summer show

PLANT PROFILE

Wild at heart • Prolific design duo Harris Bugg have created an exquisite slice of urban meadow in a wildlife-friendly garden in north London

Garden foraging

GILL HODGSON • The creator of Flowers from the Farm on her passion for local, seasonal blooms, the upsides of lockdown and the enduring capacity of cut flowers to say it all

Visual effects • Thanks to Jane Brown’s technical design skills, a Hampshire garden of timeless charm is firmly anchored in its stunning surroundings

Sitting pretty • Plantswoman June Blake reveals how, with an artist’s eye, she harnesses colour, texture and form to achieve different moods and a long season of interest in her painterly garden in County Wicklow

IN BRIEF

French connections • Ulf Nordfjell’s design for a family-friendly garden in southeast France uses a series of interlinking levels to create a unifying whole

Living dream • Mynd Hardy Plants in Shropshire is everything Jill and Richard Rallings could wish for – a thriving nursery awash with superb perennials in a lovingly restored walled garden

16 KEY PLANTS

FROZEN IN TIME • Kaori Tatebayashi must work fast to capture the fleeting beauty of her floral subjects but, once fired, they are preserved forever

Design • News and sourcebook

News

Outdoor ovens • Cook up an al fresco feast in style

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

BOOK REVIEWS

Other books • This month’s additional books will get you propagating, growing inside and out, and identifying insects.

Denmark’s islands • From historic oval...


Expand title description text
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