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.
Basil, with its aromatic scent and sweet taste, often finds its way onto our dinner plates. But this most regal of plants is also connected with good health, love and... death.
In this edition of ‘Miracle Diet’, we look at how to grow tomatoes using open source seeds and guerilla gardening, and the benefits of cultivating your own kombucha culture.
Closed terrariums are currently in vogue for urban gardeners, but their history runs all the way back to 19th-century botany.
Sooner or later, all organic matter will decompose. Luckily enough, from death and decay comes new life, in the form of compost – which can be made from our own bodies, too.