17. September 2021

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RHS Your Climate Needs You Campaign

The RHS have launched a national campaign calling on the UK’s 30 million gardeners to become an army focused on the climate and biodiversity crisis. As Britain’s leading gardening charity, the RHS recognises its unique position to empower the general public to make a meaningful contribution towards climate change targets. This compliments perfectly the focus […]

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29. August 2021

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RHS Chelsea 2021 focus on climate change

For the first time The Chelsea Flower Show takes place in September and there will be a strong emphasis on  environment and sustainability at the world’s famous flower show. The RHS recognises that our gardens and gardeners are on the front line of climate change and is committed to funding research and delivering support to […]

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How your garden can help beat climate change

28. August 2021

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How your garden can help beat climate change

You may have noticed that our seasons are becoming confused and increasingly unpredictable. If you have a garden you will regularly observe the effects of unseasonal and extreme weather on plants and wildlife. The good news is that your garden can help to combat these changes – particularly if they are in the city as […]

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Gardeners key to observing climate change

27. August 2021

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Gardeners key to observing climate change

Did you know that almost 50% of UK adults are engaged in gardening? Or that domestic gardens account for nearly 25% of urban space? Or that garden soils store almost 25% more carbon per unit area than arable soils?  All of this means that gardeners are well placed to notice and understand the effects of climate […]

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30. August 2021

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Climate Gardens Future Workshops at Herstmonceux Estate on 1st & 2nd October 2021

Calling all gardeners interested to discover how their garden can act as a vital carbon store.  How can our passion for gardening inspire action on climate change for a sustainable future? On 1st and 2nd October 2021, Climate Gardens is launching two innovative Workshops in the stunning gardens at Herstmonceux Castle located in the peaceful […]

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28. August 2021

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Climate change gardening

Climate change gardening

  The original inspiration for my websites about climate change gardening came from an impressive document produced in 2002 by the Royal Horticultural Society,the National Trust, English Heritage, the UK Climate Impacts programme and other environmental /horticultural organisations. Entitled ” Gardening in the Global Greenhouse, the impact of climate change on our gardens”, it clearly […]

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27. August 2021

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Climate Change Gardening outside your Back Door

                          Climate Gardens is creating interest in adapting to climate change through gardeners personally experiencing the effects of increasingly weird weather in their gardens, right outside their back door. With record breaking heatwaves happening every summer in the UK, gardeners are being challenged […]

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26. August 2021

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Climate Change Gardening for the Future

Climate Change Gardening for the Future

Here are some of the garden views that provide inspiration to write this blog  – depending on the seasons and the weather of course, which is now even more unpredictable.         My garden is just one of the places I observe our increasingly unpredictable weather and find inspiration to write about climate […]

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