Environment

Exploring the land around us and the ocean beyond. Finding new, thoughtful ways to preserve our environment and connecting with the outdoors.
Calibrating a Rural Relocation

Nature writer Matt Collins adjusts to a new landscape in Suffolk.

3 years ago
Light Rain Sometimes Falls: An Essay by Olivia Meehan

Reflections on the winter season of hibernation at the allotment garden.

3 years ago
A Stretch of Suffolk | Five Acre Barn

David Woodbine and Bruce Badrock explore their East Anglian landscape.

3 years ago
Fox & Thorn | The Making of our Christmas Windows

We talk to Paula Ellis about the inspiration behind our golden Christmas windows.

3 years ago
The Nature of Flux by Louisa Thomsen Brits

Louisa Thomsen Brits examines how, in the midst of flux, we can flourish.

3 years ago
Taking the Waters | The Restorative Effects of Outdoor Swimming

Elizabeth Metcalfe on her gravitation to cold water and the allure of Hampstead Ladies' Pond.

3 years ago
A Garden in Lockdown

The Garden Museum's Matt Collins reflects on our relationship with flowers.

4 years ago
Tips for Tending Houseplants | Time to Make

From keeping your houseplants healthy to growing your collection.

4 years ago
The Philosophy Behind Niwaki Tools

Jake Hobson first travelled to Osaka to become a sculptor, and discovered the art of topiary

4 years ago
Rewilding with Grace Alexander | Time to Make

Somerset seedmonger Grace Alexander shares her tips on rewilding.

4 years ago
Currents of Time | A Japanese Garden

Reflecting on the currents of time within a garden in Kyoto.

4 years ago
Grace Alexander | A Somerset Seedmonger

We talk to seed grower Grace Alexander from her potting shed.

4 years ago
The Secret Life of Snow

Giles Whittell explores the wonders and mysteries of snow.

4 years ago
Winter Flowers | Frida Kim

We meet the floral designer behind our Christmas Windows.

4 years ago
The Magic of Sea Buckthorn

A trip to the east coast of Scotland to watch the harvest of this vivid berry.

4 years ago
Inside the Kew Herbarium

The extraordinary legacy of a pressed flower.

4 years ago
Worm | A Floral Design Studio

We meet the team behind the flowers.

4 years ago
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show | 2019

There is a distinctly distopian feel to this year's gardens.

5 years ago
Dartmoor's Pygmy Forest

Matt Collins explores this dramatic, ancient forest.

5 years ago
The Story of Frankincense

From the Holy Land to the Mediterranean.

5 years ago
Autumn's Asters

Matt Collins delights in the abundance of road-side daisies.

5 years ago
The Sea

Laura Barton on living and writing by the sea

5 years ago
The Delights of Seed Swapping

Matt Collins on the joys of handing down plants - from marigolds to irises.

6 years ago
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show

Garden writer Alys Fowler discusses this year's Chelsea Flower Show.

6 years ago