Hazel Sillver is a freelance writer specialising in gardens and fitness. She writes regularly for Saga Magazine and has also written for The English Garden, Homes&Gardens, Amateur Gardening and many more.
This August flower growers up and down the country will open their gates for a celebration of local flower farming.
Islamic gardens are lush oases of scent, water and sacred geometry.
Examples of organic topiary by cloud pruning specialist Jake Hobson.