Between the convenience of having flavourful herbs on hand whenever you need, and the satisfaction that comes with knowing you grew them yourself, there are lots of reasons to consider starting an indoor herb garden. Imagine seasoning your fresh tomato sauce with a few leaves of freshly picked basil, sprinkling a pinch of cilantro in […]
Never fails to impress and inspire me, little details that you pick up each time that you’ve never noticed before. And they have had a big change around with a lot of the planting this winter. Spent far too much in the nursery but came away feeling incredibly inspired and excited about what I can […]
Mileece is a sonic artist and environmental designer who developed technology to hear the sonic song of plants.
In this episode of Sound Builders, we went to Los Angeles, to meet with Mileece. She’s a sonic artist and environmental designer who’s developed the technology to give silent seedlings a portal to their own sonic expression. Channeling a plant’s sentience into an instrument is no obvious feat. Mileece’s background as an audiophile and programmer […]
Frogmore House and Garden, a historical Royal residence situated in the Home Park of Windsor Castle, will open its gates next month as part of its annual charity garden open days. A Royal retreat since 1792, when it was purchased by George III for his wife, Queen Charlotte, Frogmore was originally built during the 17th […]
English – and Kentish – wine is flourishing, with record harvests and millions of bottles produced. At the 2018 International Sommelier Awards, English and Welsh wines won more awards than Champagne for the first time. And Champagne house Taittinger has also invested in land in Kent to plant their own vines. Despite all the accolades, […]
Another job getting underway, bit of a tight squeeze this one. But got some lovely paving from #marshalls this time round.
Here are three quick tips from Blossom on Instagram to make your plants grow healthy and fast while preventing them from wilting. View this post on Instagram You will wet your plants with these unusual gardening hacks! A post shared by Blossom (@blossom) on Mar 23, 2019 at 9:20am PDT Use an ice cream coneIn […]
A study of England’s farmland has found key earthworm types are rare or absent in two out of five fields and has led to the majority of farmers affected vowing to change the way they farm. The results indicate widespread, historical over-cultivation, and may explain observed declines in other wildlife, such as the song thrush, […]