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In The Kitchen

As the year draws to a close Jojo finds ways to preserve summer’s flavour through the raw months, and makes the most of a glut of grapes

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December 2017

Ahead Of The Curve

Crafted from the timber of 150-year-old oaks, Gaze Burvill’s furniture celebrates tradition, but it is made using cutting-edge technology

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December 2017

Potagers

When is a vegetable garden not a vegetable garden? When it’s a potager of course. But does the distinction come down to anything more than pretension or French good taste?

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December 2017

12 Of Helen And Vicky's Favourite Conifers

12 Of Helen And Vicky's Favourite Conifers

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December 2017

Nature's Widest Canvas

At their home in Vermont, Susan and Rick Richter have collaborated with master stone worker Dan Snow to create a stunning structured landscape

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November 2017

Juan Grimm

The renowned Chilean landscape architect on responding to topography, his passion for evergreens, and why herbaceous perennials are overrated

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November 2017

Rich Heritage

As Parham House in West Sussex prepares to plants out bulbs for next spring, head gardener Tom Brown looks back at one of his favourite tulip combinations

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November 2017

In The Garden

Jojo takes inspiration from a long-established kitchen garden as she considers how to train fruit in her narrow back garden

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November 2017

Sam Pagett

After gaining several years of gardening experience in the UK, Sam is extending his horticultural knowledge with a stint at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens.

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March 2017

Golden Glory

The sheer magnitude and beauty of the daffodils in Felley Priory’s spring garden have been known to move grown men to tears.

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March 2017

Jimi Blake

Hunting Brook Gardens are as boldly idiosyncratic as their creator, who gains his inspiration while bouncing up and down to 1970s club classics.

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March 2017

Joe Sharman

Known to galanthophiles the world over as the snowdrop grower with the Midas touch, the Monksilver Nursery owner came to wider acclaim when his snowdrop struck gold on eBay.

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February 2017

Adam Frost

The Gardeners’ World presenter and seven times Chelsea Gold medallist on working with Geoff Hamilton, laver and bacon sandwiches and why he won’t be giving up coaching junior goalkeepers

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January 2018

Flights Of Fancy

Embrace uneven landscapes, advises garden designer James Alexander-Sinclair. Those lumps and bumps are the perfect excuse for installing the steps of your dreams.

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April 2017

Reflections On Nature

A mirror pool with the right planting, designed in conjunction with the house, brings the beauty of water into a small space

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September 2017

Rising To The Challenge

Designer Ann-Marie Powell has transformed a sloping rural front garden with terracing and a jostling jamboree of planting

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September 2017

Joys Of The Black Stuff

Pontefract was once a centre of liquorice cultivation. Now Robert and Heather Copley are growing it once more on their farm

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September 2017

Cosmos

New and recent introductions make colourful cosmos as brilliant in the garden as it is in the vase.

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September 2017

Romke Van De Kaa

The accidental gardener who worked at Great Dixter, ran a nursery with Piet Oudolf and is now one of the Netherlands’ most respected garden journalists

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October 2017

Final Fling

While at this time of year most of us are scrambling to buy and plant out bulbs for spring, Frank finds time to stop and marvel at the beauty of autumn bulbs and corms

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October 2017

Flavour Of The Garden

Gravetye Manor in West Sussex is renowned for its glorious gardens, but in a wild orchard on the edge of the garden, head gardener Tom Coward is reintroducing a taste of the garden’s fruitful past

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October 2017

Species Pelargoniums

Species plants and primary hybrids have a delicacy that is far removed from the blowsy blooms normally associated with the Pelargonium genus

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October 2017

Will Smithson

An epiphany in New Zealand led to a career change for former recruitment consultant Will Smithson. He’s now head gardener at South Wood Farm, designed by Arne Maynard

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October 2017

Paul Barney

The owner of the deliciously surprising Edulis Nursery on his bohemian childhood, following in Gerald Durrell’s footsteps and the ferry journey that changed his life

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February 2018

Gardens Of Hope

Far from being temporary, refugee camps can provide accommodation for displaced people for many years. Gardens bring stability, beauty and dignity.

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February 2018

Hedges

Domestic hedges are more than just dividing lines; they can be ornamental in their own right. James Alexander-Sinclair considers the options, depending on your taste and situation

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February 2018

Tender Loving Care

Even as winter prepares to loosen its grip, Frank finds himself worrying about the tender plants that might not survive its final blast

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February 2018

A Nod To The Irish

Coosheen on the south coast of Ireland is a Mecca for snowdrop fans with a collection that emphasises the Irish cultivars

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February 2018

Lord Howick

Searching for wild tree species to include in the arboretum at his ancestral home, has taken Charlie Howick on adventures around the world

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September 2017

In At The Deep End

Fitting a swimming pool into a triangular plot, with a brief to lose all the angles, presented garden designer Bart Hoes with a challenge.

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September 2017

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