Worms and their place in our soils’ delicate ecosystem

Worms and their place in our soils delicate ecosystem

It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organised creatures. – Charles Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms (1881) Here’s a very interesting article by Sarah Johnson, PhD Researcher in Environmental Science, King’s […]

UK gardeners urged to bring back the garden pond as the best way to help wildlife

The Wild About Gardens challenge encourages people to build their own pond The Wildlife Trust and the Royal Horticultural Society have joined forces to urge people across the UK to bring back the garden pond as the feature that can make the biggest difference to saving wildlife. As part of their annual Wild About Gardens campaign, it […]

Top Ten Attractions at Kew Gardens

Here’s a great video from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is in Richmond on the outskirts of London, and is one of the most amazing gardens in the world. It has an extraordinary diversity of plants, over 14,000 trees and it is all set within a vast and beautiful landscape […]