In the 19th century, the giant lily was brought from Guyana to Victorian Britain. There, gardener Joseph Paxton displayed the plant’s remarkable architectural properties.
Parasol mushrooms, oyster mushrooms and shiitake can all be easily grown in your backyard or garden. Find out how!
Managing our water use is one of the most important steps we can take in influencing the local microclimate and living ecologically.
Get to know the Four S’s! These guidelines allow anyone to understand how water flows across landscapes, from spring to river mouth.
A living machine can help you recycle and purify wastewater – which you can then use to water the crops in your (balcony) garden.
‘Allotment earth is like the cache on a public computer, it holds too much information.’
Sue Stuart-Smith – a psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author of the book “The Well-Gardened Mind” – talks about the importance of gardens, plants and green spaces for our mental wellbeing.
Witold Szwedkowski, poet and Urban Guerrilla Gardening activist, talks about backyard policy, the spade as a tool of rebellion, and the subversive potential of the pumpkin.
Spring is the perfect time to be inspired by nature – flowers can be a great source of knowledge for us humans.
The historic Lusławice Manor is the home of Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki and his European Music Centre. It also houses a remarkable garden in its grounds.