Umbilicus rupestris, navelwort

At the end of June 2016 Chris and I were in Chilham, Kent for the beautiful…

Come into my world

People have asked me a lot why I write recently and I don’t really know the…

Orchidize

One day there will come a moment when I’ll have seen all of the species of…

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Finally, after many years, today I came up close and personal with one of my favourite…

An introduction to native wild orchids the alien wonder beings

People tell you that magic isn’t real, that Utopia is impossible. They’re talking bollocks. I know…

Photo gallery: Malibu’s unexpectedly exquisite wild flowers

I had planned to write a more detailed article about Malibu’s national parks and wildlife. However,…

Allotment month 12: proof is in the potatoes

It’s been a year since I was given my 125 sq metre allotment and what a…

Wild orchid hunting

My friend Pete Langley took me to a secret location on the South Downs one sunny…