A good garden design draws you in, entices you to explore and tells a story. A great garden design contains unexpected details, personal escapes and little surprises. In 2019 we are already seeing the limelight ever-more focused on the creation of secret spaces that are revealed only as you embark on your journey around the plot.
Exploring the various Show Gardens at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2019 will be incredible way to uncover ideas for creating your own secret space.
Technology permeates our lives and has, in many ways, transformed the way that we enjoy our hobbies and free time. In the garden, increasing accessibility to and decreasing prices of clever tech items means that we can achieve finishes that would only have been seen in the highest end design in years gone by.
At BBC Gardeners’ World Live you’ll find a host of innovative technology products to help you garden better. With many more exhibitors still to be confirmed, here’s just a few to look out for at the 2019 event in June.
Making your own teas can be as simple, or as complicated, as you like, but whichever way you look at it, it’s on the up. In a fast-paced world, we’re looking for little escapes, experiences and authenticity – an aromatic homegrown and homemade tea really fits the bill.
At BBC Gardeners’ World Live you can seek out nurseries selling great quality plants to take home to nurture for your tea-speriments! Find out more...
If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly. But if there’s a canny tool that’d make it easier, that’s definitely a good thing.
At BBC Gardeners’ World Live you’ll find hundreds of exhibitors of quality gardening kit, including many new products that will help to keep the workload down, so you can spend more time enjoying your garden!
Few have their finger more on the colour pulse than Pantone, who've announced their Colour of the Year 2019 as Living Coral.
Our Floral Marquee and Plant Village are a veritable rainbow of colour, but we’ve managed to select a few of our favourite on-trend coloured blooms from exhibitors at the 2019 Show.
It’s easy to get swept up in festive indulgences at this time of year. If you’re looking for an antidote, let your garden in all its wintery wonderfulness be your tonic.
Wrap up and head outside, seek out spots that would benefit from winter interest, feed the birds, pot up colourful containers, select festive sprigs for decorations, sow hardy veg and enjoy a cuppa in the brisk December air.
Stocking fillers, Secret Santa presents, gifts for friends and family...the list can seem endless. Don't worry we're here to help you with some great ideas for the gardeners in your life!
Our popular annual Christmas list features best-selling products from a selection of exhibitors confirmed for the upcoming Show. From Tool Gift Sets to outdoor beanbags, boot racks to barbecues, take a peek inside to see what might tempt you...
If you're keen to keep your veg patch or allotment going throughout the year. kale is a truly brilliant seasonal vegetable to try.
Get expert kale growing tips from our friends at the National Allotment Society, paired with a tasty recipe by the Hairy Bikers, 'Garlic Chicken with beans, kale and cherry tomatoes', as demonstrated on stage at the BBC Good Food Show Summer 2018.
This November vegetables are really hitting the headlines. It’s World Vegan Month and Cancer Research have launched their Veg Pledge encouraging people to go meat free for the month. There is little better than a plateful of homegrown veggies, knowing you’re getting maximum nutrition and taste as well as minimum environmental impact.
Pears are fantastic for any size of garden - they're easy to grow and come in a variety of sizes, some even suited to container growing.
A great seasonal fruit in October and November, this year try something different with your pear crop with a delicious Ricotta, Pear, Honey & Thyme sourdough toast topper recipe from Dan Doherty of London's Duck and Waffle restaurant.
“Good things come to those who wait” is a motto that’s at the heart of gardening, but the wait for tickets is now over! Get yours, saving 25%*, by quoting WEB25. Subscribers, head to page 3 in your November issue for your exclusive code to save even more...
The Show takes place from 13 to 16 June 2019 with Monty Don, Adam Frost and Alan Titchmarsh and many more joining us on our incredible line-up.
The Beautiful Borders at BBC Gardeners' World Live are an incredible opportunity for keen gardeners, up and coming designers or landscapers to showcase their skills and meet tens of thousands of keen gardeners.
In this blog, Natalie Forkin, designer of two Beautiful Borders in 2018, takes you on a journey from the very start.