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Interview: Karen MacKelvie on creating a meadow at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre

By Vicki Brown

When our Nature Recovery Ranger Karen MacKelvie arrived at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, one of…

Voices from the NHS Forest
Bee-friendly planting
Meadow
Rangers

Interview: Karen James at the Secret Garden, Glenfield Hospital

By Vicki Brown

Karen will be speaking about the Secret Garden at our online NHS Forest conference, on…

Voices from the NHS Forest
Art installation
Community engagement
Courtyard/walled garden
Grow your own
Memorial garden
Staff garden area
Therapeutic garden
Tree planting
Workplace wellbeing (outdoors)

How to create a drought-tolerant garden

By NHS Forest

Guest post by Phoebe Webster, our Nature Recovery Ranger at North Bristol NHS Trust What…

How to guide
Courtyard/walled garden
Rangers
Rooftop garden

“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.

How to guide
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…

Case study
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,…

Case study
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…

Case study
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…

Case study
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…

Case study
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,…

Case study
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…

Case study
Indoor green space