Land & Garden

Exploring our relationship with nature. From sleeping under the stars and reconnecting with the land to growing produce and creating a garden.
Autumn's Asters

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

3 years ago
The Delights of Seed Swapping

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

3 years ago
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show

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

3 years ago
Cacti | The Will to Survive

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

3 years ago
An Interview with the Founder of Conservatory Archives

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

3 years ago
Field Guides

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

3 years ago
A Winter Journey

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

4 years ago
A Winter Garden | Hauser & Wirth

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

4 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

4 years ago
Kokedama | TOAST Shop Windows

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

4 years ago
Autumn Flowers | Flower Appreciation Society Tips

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

4 years ago
London's Head Gardeners

There's an understandable level of miscomprehension surrounding the occupation

4 years ago
Right Place, Right Plant

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

4 years ago
Walking Through Midsummer

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

4 years ago
Alys Fowler at Chelsea Flower Show

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

4 years ago
Science & Artifice

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

4 years ago
Swifts

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

4 years ago
In Pursuit of Spring

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

4 years ago
Island Growing

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

4 years ago
Driftwood Installation

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

4 years ago
Aran Islands

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

5 years ago
The Land Gardeners

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

5 years ago
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SHEEP SHEARING

A brief history of sheep shearing by the farmer and writer, Nigel Adams It

5 years ago
WOODLAND SPIRITS

There are spirits to be found in Britain's ancient woodlands. Watch for

5 years ago