Bring the garden into the kitchen by making an ice-bowl in which to serve chilled food. Photograph: Richard Johnston

I s June the loveliest month in the garden? It’s certainly hard to beat for that feeling of abundance and the whispered promise (not always kept) o(...)

 Luciano Giubbilei’s Best in Show at the  RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There’s surely no other garden festival in the world quite like the annual spectacular that is the Chelsea Flower Show. Where else would you find men (...)

Visitors admire the the plants on display in The Great Pavilion at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

It may have been trumpeted as the year that Chelsea’s old guard would be forced to yield to a new generation of garden designers but in the end age an(...)