Carlina vulgaris

Wild flower hour

Wild flower lovers come together to share what they've found this weekend.
wild polygala calcarea

Chalk Milkwort

The Chalk Milkwort, or Polygala calcarea, is a rare native of warm chalk grassland.
lovely aubergine


How do you know when an aubergine is ripe?
bay tree leaves

Bay trees

Bay trees are smart and stylish - especially in smart planters.

The Gin Garden

A stylish botanical cocktail company is adding some floral fizz.

Stunning plants

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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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