Culture

‘The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.’ – Stanley Kunitz

Here, we explore the nuances of the relationship between humans and the natural world. We share provocative ideas and thoughtful opinions, and ask plenty of questions about what it means to be here, now.

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The Octopus’s Gardener: Growing Coral Reefs in the Gili Islands

CultureJust off the coast of Indonesia, a passionate team of coral gardeners are growing new ways to fight the war on ocean pollution.

My Family Tree Grows Through the Roof of Nana’s Garage

CultureA tale of family, nostalgia and Nana Eileen's huge old oak tree.

My Dad Bill, the Tree Planting Obsessive

CultureA story of a man, his spirit level and a tree museum.

Gamma Gardens: Atomic Plant Breeding

CultureLiberty Lawson explores the fascinating phenomena of post Cold War atomic gardening.

Tulipomania: A Tale of Obsession, Greed and Flowers

Botanica, CultureThat time when tulips were more expensive than houses.

River Diaries: A Book in a Boatshed and Pondering Place

CultureA musing on the power of place, and news of a Planthunter book.

Wild Motherhood (Orchid Hunting in Cyprus)

CultureA tale of orchid hunting in Cyprus with a baby botanist.

Ecosexuality: Earth as Lover, not Mother

CultureBe an ecosexual. Love the earth.

The Lusty Origin Story of Perfume

CultureStick your nose into ancient stories of scent.

Abandon Floral Foam. NOW!

Culture#nofloralfoam. Get on board.

Life, Death and Mandalas: Lessons from Flowers

CultureAn incredible story of love, loss and healing through flowers. Read it!

Landscape is Destiny: A Chat about Home with Author Holly Ringland

CultureWe chat to the author of 'The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart' about home and landscape.

The Call to Home

CultureA story about finding home, by Lucy Munro.

Talking Shop: Lisa Lockhart from Garden Objects

Art & Design, Culture, GoodsA chat with the co-creator of one of our favourite online garden ware stores, Garden Objects.

A Home Among the Gum Trees: the Pull of the Treechange

CultureFreya Latona muses on our innate desire to find home amongst nature.

Redefining our Animal Nature

CultureFreya Latona suggests it's time to redefine our animal nature as a means of re-connecting with the natural world.

The Human Animal and the Garden. Why?

CultureWhat drives us to create gardens?

The Victorian Language of Flowers

CultureLearn the mysterious language of flowers with us!