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“Environmental vandalism”: how and why to stop using peat

By Vicki Brown

Peatlands cover just 3% of the world’s land surface but contain at least a quarter…

How to: No Mow May

By Athene Reiss

No Mow May is Plantlife’s hugely successful initiative to get people to do more for wildlife by doing less.

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Bee-friendly planting
Rangers
Wildlife garden

Case study: Southmead Hospital Explorer Map

By Carey Newson

Unearthing the inside story on outside space Southmead Hospital’s Explorer Map reimagines this Bristol site’s…

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Green walking trails
Workplace wellbeing (outdoors)

Case study: Lambeth GP Food Co-op

By Vicki Brown

It’s an overcast morning at the Jennie Lee Garden at King’s College Hospital, South London,…

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Community engagement
Courtyard/walled garden
Grow your own
Outdoor patient engagement
Therapeutic garden

Case study: Southmead Hospital staff allotment

By Vicki Brown

On a warm July day, a smiling scarecrow in scrubs stands guard over a strawberry…

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Grow your own
Rangers
Workplace wellbeing (outdoors)

Case study: Hospital cafe gardens

By Carey Newson

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital It’s a sun-baked July morning and the hottest day of the year…

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Courtyard/walled garden
Rooftop garden
Staff garden area

Case study: Come Grow with Me at Highbury Community Garden

By Miriam Dobson

Every year since 2016 when Highbury Community Garden was set up, it has been awarded…

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Community engagement
Courtyard/walled garden
Grow your own
Meadow
Outdoor patient engagement
Therapeutic garden

Case study: Greening hospital courtyards

By Carey Newson

How do you turn a neglected space between buildings into a green retreat? Landscape specialists,…

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Courtyard/walled garden

Case study: Indoor planting at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

By Miriam Dobson

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is about as inner city as it gets: aside from its…

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Indoor green space

Case study: Southmead Hospital meadows

By Vicki Brown

In 2016 Southmead Hospital in Bristol began working with Avon Wildlife Trust to see how…

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Bee-friendly planting
Meadow
Rangers

Case study: Bethlem Royal Hospital Occupational Therapy Garden

By Vicki Brown

Any allotment owner or gardener can testify to the restorative powers of pottering about on…

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Art installation
Grow your own
Outdoor patient engagement
Therapeutic garden

Case study: Bethlem Royal Hospital orchard

By Vicki Brown

Bethlem Royal Hospital is a psychiatric hospital near Beckenham, in southeast London’s leafy suburbs, and…

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Community engagement
Grow your own
Orchard