helleborus torquatus 'dido'

Hillier hellebores

Three beautiful hellebore flowers from the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.
birstall nest box

Put up a nesting box

A sturdy, low-cost nest box is all you need to encourage wildlife in your garden.
bird house

Nice nesting box

Put up a pretty cabin bird house for National Nesting Box Week.
red curly kale

Red curly kale

Red curly kale, or scarlet borecole, is a beautiful purple/blue-leaved winter vegetable with loads of flavour.
CPG-Snowdrops rated-13

Snowdrop days

Delicate snowdrops are even easier to inspect with these clever hanging installations at the Chelsea Physic Garden.

Stunning plants

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Botanical food and drink

sugar free muffin

Healthy banana muffins

This sugar-free, low-fat, healthy carb banana muffin recipe uses sweet fruit for a great taste.

Urban gardens

image copyright Mark Ridsdill-Smith

Vertical gardening

Meet the tiny London balcony and windowsills that vertical gardener Mark Ridsdill-Smith grows an abundant harvest on.
Union street orchard

An orchard in the street

The clever people at Wayward Plants transformed an empty site in south London into the Union Street urban orchard for a summer.

Moss graffiti

Meet the London artist who tags buildings with her own green signature using moss, not spray cans.

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