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.
In the autumn, Sophie Perry moved to an environmentally-certified orchard in Michigan. There, she grew her own mushrooms, leading to positivity amid the pandemic.
The barberry shrub – most noticeable from its striking red berries – consists of the fruit, bark, root and leaf. Luckily, we can benefit from all of it.
In the Indigenous communities of Panama and Suriname, botanical decoctions are effective in treating a number of health ailments.
Anna Atkins was the author of the first photographic album in history, yet her achievement was largely unknown until the 1970s.
Our writer is back at Aleksandra and Mieczysław Babalski’s organic farm in the north of Poland, where Farmer Mietek explains to her the best work ethic.
Flowers don’t only belong as crystallized cake decorations – there’s a whole host of wild plants whose flowers you can use for all sorts of jams, sugars and syrups.
Our writer breathes in the fresh spring air at Aleksandra and Mieczysław Babalski’s organic farm in the north of Poland, as she discovers what happens when new life begins to blossom in the soil.
Sometimes, nature is simply ahead of us humans. We present six scientific developments that take their cue from plants and animals.