News Bringing natural life into buildings:: Eco-architect Dr Ken Yeang's attempts to introduce more nature into architecture are highlighted in this article. “Many buildings have been ‘de-natured’. Human beings have simplified and fragmented nature.” Loft ambitions: why green roofs are the future...
This is an excerpt from my latest post at the Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens blog. Click the link below to visit the full post. My family recently started house hunting. We’ve been apartment dwellers for years, but the situation...
This is an excerpt from my latest post at the Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens blog. Click the link below to visit the full post. I confess, I’ve never been very good with plants. This despite having a fair grasp...
There are over 3 million gardens in Greater London which offer an 'untapped potential' to make the city more resilient to climate change and better for wildlife, according to the London Wildlife Trust. How do we begin to exploit this...
This past summer produced a large number of wildlife species on my city balcony. I've briefly written about my balcony in the past, but this year I had more plants, the older ones were more established and I surveyed...
Just when I thought I'd seen the last of the lady beetles on my balcony this year, I got more than I ever expected. I'd had a good time watching a couple dozen lady beetles grow from larvae to...