Health & Wellbeing
Stress is a worldwide 21st century problem that can cause physical problems such as higher blood pressure, muscle tension and digestive problems, while long-term stress can lead to serious health issues including depression and anxiety.
Gardening has been proven through years of research and real life studies to dramatically improve both the mental health and wellbeing of the population but also the physical health through garden maintenance.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Houseplant design principles: scale
The RHS show us how to use scale and proportion to maximise the visual impact of houseplant displays.
The RHS Flourish Fund
With grants of up to £15,000 available, the Flourish Fund is part of The RHS's commitment to promote diversity and inclusion in horticulture – helping more people to realise the power of plants
Covid: How have allotments helped people during the pandemic?
During the coronavirus pandemic, waiting lists for an allotment have swelled. The BBC visited one site to find out what these small patches of land mean to those who cultivate them.
Elderflower is known mostly for its fruit, but it should also be considered because of its flowers.
Love The Garden: Gardening in June
June is the beginning of summer and you should now start to see the results of all the work done earlier in the year.
What to plant in a hanging basket
A hanging basket makes for a beautiful outdoor accessory but it’s not always east to decide on what you should plant in them.
50 things to do before you're 11¾
Get your kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art. Many can be done...
The rise of 'cardening': why people are growing plants in cars - and everywhere else
The pandemic planting craze continues apace, with cacti grown on dashboards. Not to mention the gardens springing up in fire stations and along railway sidings
Gardening for wellbeing: a scientist's view
Professor Alistair Griffiths explains why a seismic shift in attitudes is occuring as ever-more evidence shows how important gardens and plants are for our physical, mental, and social wellbeing