Environment

Exploring the land around us and the ocean beyond. Finding new, thoughtful ways to preserve our environment and connecting with the outdoors.
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show

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

6 years ago
Cacti | The Will to Survive

Nature writer Matt Collins explores how cacti have adapted to survive in

6 years ago
An Interview with the Founder of Conservatory Archives

Jin Ahn is the founder of Conservatory Archives a plant store situated on

6 years ago
Field Guides

Field guides ideally pocket sized, well thumbed, perhaps ink-stained or

6 years ago
New Found Rituals | Celebrating the Winter Solstice

A handful of swimmers gathered at sunrise on the bank of the river, meeting in

6 years ago
A Winter Journey

Late on a midweek evening in winter, five years ago, I came to Euston

6 years ago
Stargazing

The festive season, with all its sparkle, is soon to be upon us. But rather

6 years ago
A Winter Garden | Hauser & Wirth

Matt Collins visits the garden at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset Cut down

6 years ago
Shinrin Yoku | A Japanese Tradition

Japanese tradition devotes an entire philosophy to time spent in

7 years ago
Treefolds | An Art Project in The Cumbrian Fells

Every tree begins with a small seed, and so it is with ideas: from the smallest

7 years ago
Kokedama | TOAST Shop Windows

This month the TOAST shop windows are filled with kokedama. Our regular nature

7 years ago
Autumn Flowers | Flower Appreciation Society Tips

We asked the Flower Appreciation Society - our favourite London florists - to

7 years ago
London's Head Gardeners

There's an understandable level of miscomprehension surrounding the occupation

7 years ago
Right Place, Right Plant

John Stewart Collis, mid century biographer, inadvertent nature writer and

7 years ago
Walking Through Midsummer

Journal notes, Little Asby Hawthorn, June 17, 9.25pm: Grass dancing over

7 years ago
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show

I have decided that Chelsea Flower Show is a surrealist experience - one you

7 years ago
Golden Light

Morning light seeps between the curtains. We're befogged by sleep and the mist

7 years ago
Science & Artifice

Artificial meat. Hmm. A burger made in a petri dish. Not entirely inspiring.

7 years ago
Swifts

One of my lengthier commutes while living in London consumed the better part of

7 years ago
In Pursuit of Spring

February and March are full of trickery. By the close of winter we're hardwired

7 years ago
Island Growing

I was 25 when I first visited the Welsh island of Caldey. Having spent the

7 years ago
Driftwood Installation

Nigel Peterken is a native Kiwi, now residing in the South of England. He is a

7 years ago
Aran Islands

The location of the Aran Islands at the very edge of Europe, the final stop en

7 years ago
The Land Gardeners

For this month's workspace series wevisited The Land Gardeners, Henrietta

8 years ago