Insect Decline: The Effects on Nature

Insects are everywhere – and with more than 1.5 million species, they are the most common living creature on Earth. Despite many people thinking they’re nothing but a pest, they…

The Red Squirrel

The red squirrel used to be a familiar sight for UK residents in bygone days, but today there are only around 140,000 of our native species still in existence –…

It’s a Duck’s Life

A well-maintained pond adds a beautiful touch to any garden. Not only does it create a focal point, adding interest to the landscape, it also attracts wildlife and can be…

Fly like a Butterfly

Butterflies are beautiful creatures which typify summer. Enhancing our garden with a splash of colour, many butterflies are commonly seen across Britain – others are a little rarer and you’ll…

Top 5 picnic spots at Pinetum Gardens

It’s ‘National Picnic Week’, an event recognises the simple joys of the quintessential English experience. So, what better place to indulge than the ‘English Country Garden’ that is the Pinetum Gardens…

Cornish Garden Celebrates Trade and Cultural Links with China

THE trade and cultural links between Cornwall and China will be celebrated in a new exhibition by the Chinese owner of a popular public garden in The Duchy. Chang Li owns the site…