Allan Brown demonstrates the processes... - Caroline Rousset-Johnson
Allan Brown demonstrates the processes he takes nettle plants through, in order to extract a usable fibre for textiles. A Facebook group 'Nettles For Textiles' is available, for those seeking to...
Provence's Legendary Lavender and Olives Threatened by a Changing Climate
As negotiators in Paris try to scratch out the world's first climate-change agreement, it's clear high seas won't drown France, and soaring temperatures won't make the country unlivable. But subtler c...
Mutant Plant Munches TNT, Could Help Solve Cleanup Problems
A new study suggests that a mutant variety of a cabbage relative thrives on TNT, pointing the way to a potentially elegant solution for millions of acres of contaminated land. The plant, Arabidopsis t...
How to Get More Hydrangea Flowers
Get more from your garden with our tips to encourage your hydrangeas to produce more flowers. All hydrangeas love water. Their name comes from the Greek "hydra" meaning "water" and "angeon" meaning "v...
The Strange And Beautiful Forests Of Cork Trees
Unlike most types of forestry, only the bark is useful to making cork. As a result, whole forests in Spain and Portugal are filled with gorgeous, half-exposed trees.
27 Delicious Ways To Eat Fresh Figs
Fig season is fleeting, so get 'em while you can. There will be plenty of time for this in the fall.
Vinca
Dave and Wayne Mezitt talk about the many varieties of vinca available and the reasons you might want to plant it in your garden.
Hydrangea
Every garden should have a hydrangea and after a tour of Hydrangeas Plus you will see why!
Atropa belladonna
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Olive
In Provence Oilves are usually harvested in November and December, although green olives are harvested in September. In this audio slideshow France TFW tal...
Gibraltar
Gibraltar is a self-governing British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula and Europe at the entrance of the Mediterranean...
Flora of the Alps
The Alps are one of the great mountain range systems of Europe stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight Alpine countries from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland,...
Flora of the Alps - Wikipedia
Flora of France
This article is about the flora of Metropolitan France. For the flora in the French Overseas territories see : Flora of French Guiana, Flora of French Polynesia, Flora of Martinique, Flora of Réu...
Flora of Italy
The flora of Italy was traditionally, estimated to comprise about 5,500 vascular plant species. However, as of 2004, 6,759 species are recorded in the Data bank of Italian vascular flora. Geobotanical...
Flora of Italy - Wikipedia
Flora of Romania
The flora of Romania comprises around 3,450 species of vascular plants, which represents around 30% of the vascular flora of Europe.The three major vegetation zones in Romania are the alpine, steppe, ...
Flora of Romania - Wikipedia
Provence's Legendary Lavender and Olives Threatened by a Changing Climate
As negotiators in Paris try to scratch out the world's first climate-change agreement, it's clear high seas won't drown France, and soaring temperatures won't make the country unlivable. But subtler c...