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Weeds are the native vegetation exercising their birthright.
An exotic, acquisitive bird-watching trip on the other side of the world already feels like an artefact of another age. Now the creatures in my garden are helping me to think about the nature of community.
An apparent loathing for all that is grand or awe-inspiring in the environment has caused Trump to begin work right next to the monument.
There’s much to consider: when to plant seeds, where to plant them, and how to move them.
What may surprise us today is the admiration medieval hunters felt for the great boars, even as they chased them relentlessly.
With a stranger’s throwaway comment, my entire connection to the natural world had been recalibrated.
Even if it means you can’t retire your rake.
"The lives of birds are too rich to be to quiet madness in a pretty cage, thousands of miles from the forests of home."
As a new year begins, allow me to offer veteran gardeners (and former MPs at a loose end) a few suggestions.
I’ve come to think of it as the year’s fallow, a necessary hiatus with its own beauty.
For as long as I can remember, I have been enraptured by the underwater world.