Kenya’s Mundui House plays host to international visitors as well as an Animal Rights Reserve dedicated to local wildlife.
Year of the Bird
Bird enthusiasts will flock to Vancouver for the event from August 19 to 27.
Rudolf Blaschka’s Glass Botanical Sculptures
FROM THE ARCHIVE:Discover 4,435 exquisite botanical pieces, form Glass Flowers, a permanent collection at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
London’s Chelsea Physic Garden
The Chelsea Physic Garden—originally established as the Apothecaries’ Garden—remains true to its healing roots, containing approximately 5,000 plants of every hue in its walled microclimate embrace.
The Elephants and Bees Project
Long considered nature’s arch multi-taskers, one group of the world’s 20,000-odd species of bees is busier than most.
Franchi Seeds of Italy
It is not for nothing that Italy is known as a nexus of good food, where, at the end of the day, it is all about the seeds.
Gardening by Moonlight
Gardens are magical places in the true sense of magic: conjuring up marvellous and compelling results mostly by harnessing the secret forces of nature. And, aptly for magic, some intriguing gardening happens under the cover of night.
Garden Designer Anna Piussi
Every May, the incomparable RHS Chelsea Flower Show sports a section called Fresh Gardens whose remit is innovation. And it is here that I meet designer Anna Piussi.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
The social season in London is in full swing with the vibrant 101st Academy Awards of flowers, the sold-out RHS Chelsea Flower Show, which is guaranteed not to disappoint star-struck gardening fans. Everyone who is anyone in the gardening world is here.
Of all the world’s snakes, one of the most beautiful is the sluggish yet deadly Gaboon viper, also known as the butterfly adder for the delicate pink, brown, and purple patterns that stipple its skin. It’s the favourite photogenic snake of Hollywood reptile wrangler to the stars Julian (Jules) Sylvester, who grew up in Kenya catching creepy-crawlies from the age of four.