Gardening with hens

F&F's friendliest hen helps with the gardening chores. Rosie, our Gingernut Ranger hen, was named after a...
verbena bonariensis

Verbena bonariensis

Verbena bonariensis is a great plant to get a new garden looking good fast.

Callicarpa flowers

Have you noticed the pretty lilac flowers of the beauty berry, or callicarpa?

Dreaming spires

Beautiful veronica and verbascum flowers make their mark in the new long border.

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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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5 Steps to a Greener Home

Everyone seems to be talking about greener living, but so many of us still aren’t doing much, if anything, about it....