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This column – which, though named after a line in Shakespeare's Richard II, refers to the whole of Britain – has run in the NS since 1934.
Contrary to common guidance, there are dangers to taking cuttings of redcurrants, blackcurrants and gooseberries now.
Each year on my windy Fife ridge, I await the coming of the geese.
Fifty years after the English elm succumbed to Dutch elm disease, another of our cherished natives is disappearing, due to a fungus thought to have arrived in Britain in saplings imported from the Netherlands.
Feeling a bit unproductive, I put on my boots and head outside to push broad beans into the earth.
Leaves can indicate the entire condition of an organism, and it repays every gardener to take notice.
Our farming industry has done untold damage to habitats and humans nationwide – but it's not too late to regenerate our agricultural land.
It's a good time to embrace the most accessible form of exercise.
Challenge everything? How the plea for climate action comes at a personal cost.
There is a great, third kingdom of life lying hidden at our feet – that of the fungi.
An illustrator and lifelong trespasser fights back against the English landowning elite, one walk at a time.