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Simplicity and wildflowers Part 1

In my part-time day job, I attempt to sow wildflowers, food and inspiration in built-up urban areas. The idea is to make them healthier to live in, for both humans and other beings. Despite the huge benefits, there are many … Continue reading

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Tree flowers

I’ve really enjoyed noticing flowering trees this spring, hungry for signs that the Narnian winter was on its way out. Many wind-pollinated trees put out tiny flowers before, or alongside, their leaves, as leaves can get in the way of … Continue reading

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A biological control

It all started with a couple of plants for my office. I’ve been nagging my partner, a gardener, for some internal greenery to help obviate the concrete jungle outside. ‘Anything fairly low maintenance and drought tolerant,’ I had said, aware … Continue reading

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