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Gardens Illustrated Magazine

Sep 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 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

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

News

3 FOR THE GARDEN… APRONS

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For creating your own garden sanctuary

September plants • Autumn may be knocking at the door, but Jimi prolongs the interest in his late-summer borders with long-flowering perennials, a quirky canna and a ghostly, cylindrical cactus

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

FRUITFUL FEELING • With plants still cropping – artichokes and tomatoes among them – Aaron anticipates the apple season, sows winter herbs and plants out fennel to avoid bolting

Jobs for September

LACHLAN RAE • Lachlan is senior gardener at Gresgarth Hall in Lancashire – the private garden of landscape designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd – where he is responsible for maintaining and developing the garden’s vast collection of trees and shrubs

NATURAL RHYTHM • Set within a wild landscape of ancient woodland and f lower-rich meadows, an evolving Somerset garden teems with life

IN BRIEF

LOBELIA • As loved by pollinators as they are by gardeners and designers, this group of plants offers a glorious range of colour and form to suit many garden styles

PLANT PROFILE

IN BRIEF

A GROWING EDUCATION EDUCATION • Unconventionally contemporary in its planting, the grasslands garden at the Horniman Museum inspires visitors with its continuous colour and life

Pocket paradise • Revitalising a residential street, guerilla gardener Richard Reynolds has made his mark on a pocket park in Devon

IN BRIEF

ALISTAIR GRIFFITHS • The RHS director of science and collections on how a childhood love of plants sowed the seeds of a career and how 30 million gardeners can help reverse the climate crisis

DULCET TONES • Horticulturist Alison Jenkins captures the wistfulness of the departing summer with subtle displays of mellow yellows, dusky pinks and coppery foliage that hail the coming of autumn

LEARNING CURVE • In a gradual process of experimentation and discovery, garden and gardener find their feet on a sloping site on the East Sussex coast

IN BRIEF

CHOICE CUTS • A gardener as well as a renowned potter, dahlia devotee Frances Palmer uses her own blooms to adorn her vessels, grown in her imaginatively conceived Connecticut garden

IN BRIEF

A SENSITIVITY TO SMELL • In this extract from her new book, Isabel Bannerman explains her need to marry dramatic, botanical images with poetry and prose to conjure the scents of the gardening year – and the emotions and memories they evoke

IN BRIEF

Bright and breezy • Packed with vitality and colour, Bluebell Cottage in Cheshire is an outstanding example of perennial planting and a destination garden for plant lovers far and wide

The return of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

ESSENTIAL VIEWING • A first glance at the some of the gardens to look out for at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show

THE RHS GARDENS • This year there are two RHS feature gardens on Main Avenue. The 20m x 20m RHS COP26 Garden, designed by Balston Agius,...


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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

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

News

3 FOR THE GARDEN… APRONS

DIARY

KITTED OUT • For creating your own garden sanctuary

September plants • Autumn may be knocking at the door, but Jimi prolongs the interest in his late-summer borders with long-flowering perennials, a quirky canna and a ghostly, cylindrical cactus

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

FRUITFUL FEELING • With plants still cropping – artichokes and tomatoes among them – Aaron anticipates the apple season, sows winter herbs and plants out fennel to avoid bolting

Jobs for September

LACHLAN RAE • Lachlan is senior gardener at Gresgarth Hall in Lancashire – the private garden of landscape designer Arabella Lennox-Boyd – where he is responsible for maintaining and developing the garden’s vast collection of trees and shrubs

NATURAL RHYTHM • Set within a wild landscape of ancient woodland and f lower-rich meadows, an evolving Somerset garden teems with life

IN BRIEF

LOBELIA • As loved by pollinators as they are by gardeners and designers, this group of plants offers a glorious range of colour and form to suit many garden styles

PLANT PROFILE

IN BRIEF

A GROWING EDUCATION EDUCATION • Unconventionally contemporary in its planting, the grasslands garden at the Horniman Museum inspires visitors with its continuous colour and life

Pocket paradise • Revitalising a residential street, guerilla gardener Richard Reynolds has made his mark on a pocket park in Devon

IN BRIEF

ALISTAIR GRIFFITHS • The RHS director of science and collections on how a childhood love of plants sowed the seeds of a career and how 30 million gardeners can help reverse the climate crisis

DULCET TONES • Horticulturist Alison Jenkins captures the wistfulness of the departing summer with subtle displays of mellow yellows, dusky pinks and coppery foliage that hail the coming of autumn

LEARNING CURVE • In a gradual process of experimentation and discovery, garden and gardener find their feet on a sloping site on the East Sussex coast

IN BRIEF

CHOICE CUTS • A gardener as well as a renowned potter, dahlia devotee Frances Palmer uses her own blooms to adorn her vessels, grown in her imaginatively conceived Connecticut garden

IN BRIEF

A SENSITIVITY TO SMELL • In this extract from her new book, Isabel Bannerman explains her need to marry dramatic, botanical images with poetry and prose to conjure the scents of the gardening year – and the emotions and memories they evoke

IN BRIEF

Bright and breezy • Packed with vitality and colour, Bluebell Cottage in Cheshire is an outstanding example of perennial planting and a destination garden for plant lovers far and wide

The return of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

ESSENTIAL VIEWING • A first glance at the some of the gardens to look out for at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show

THE RHS GARDENS • This year there are two RHS feature gardens on Main Avenue. The 20m x 20m RHS COP26 Garden, designed by Balston Agius,...


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