Far from being an ecological enemy, cattle-grazing encourages natural diversity and helps in the battle to save some of our most endangered species

Green fingers are not always innate, they can be acquired

Shoots must be places of buzzing biodiversity

The plants are listening, says Hephzibah Anderson

The Hampstead Heath ponds offer a recipe for the perfect summer afternoon

Patrick Galbraith hears a rare bird but fails with the rod

Packing Claudia the darlings off for “improving” summer activities

Plants, not hobbyists, are best for bees