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More than weeds: the rebel botanists on a mission to celebrate urban plants Inspired by a botanist using chalk to name weeds, people are teaching themselves about the urban flora and fauna in their neighbourhoods and... Conservation Environment Society UK
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Supermarket’s new ‘wonky’ flower range stops imperfect stems going to waste From this week, a UK supermarket will sell wonky flowers for the first time, after prolonged hot and dry weather stopped some blooms from de... Environment UK
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A cut above: Britain’s blossoming slow flower movement British flower growers report fresh demand for their home-grown blooms. We ask a Somerset-based florist and flower farmer: why is native flo... Environment UK
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A place at the table: two inspiring UK food projects From dumplings with a distinctly global flavour, to plant-based dishes that are 'definitely not boring', we zoom in on two UK projects that ... Culture Food Society
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How does my garden grow? Cretaceous-ly Meet Robbie Blackhall-Miles, whose Welsh garden has an early evolutionary vibe. He explains why he’s passionate about plants with fossil rec... Environment Opinion
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The birds and the bees: 5 projects that help us all boost biodiversity From planting native wildflowers to leading mini-beast safaris, 5 projects that help people give nature a boost  Conservation Environment Society
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