Book cover Outside In by Sean Pritchard

Book Release

Outside In: A Year of Growing & Displaying

Debut book by garden designer Sean A Pritchard on how to plan a garden so that every month of the year there’s something to bring indoors and display in an engaging way.

Banksy's latest artwork of green painted behind a tree to signify leaves

Plants

Banksy: plight of urban nature

The latest work by the anonymous street artist and activist, Banksy is an intriguing mural that re-foliates a rather sad looking, heavily pruned tree in Islington, London.

Sycamore Gap Tree

Plants

New beginnings for the Sycamore Gap tree

The National Trust’s Plant Conservation Centre report that the recovered seeds and twigs from the felled tree are showing signs of life.

Apple Orchard

Plants

Recovery of lost apple varieties

In association with Sanfords Orchards, the University of Bristol apple genotyping research project will be sampling heritage varieties from RHS Rosemoor to help recover lost West Country apples.

Magnolia Soulangeana

Plants

Blossom four weeks earlier than usual

According to the National Trust, the (likely) warmest February on record has led to flowering trees and blossom emerging four weeks earlier than usual.