Killers, cartoons, and even romantic objects, the cactus's ongoing popularity has led it down some strange paths.
We set out to discover whether it's possible to reduce the alarming rates of non-communicable diseases in Pacific nations while improving nutrition security and income.
In a world of increasing urbanisation, density, pressure and, some say, isolation, there's a natural salve for stress, pressure and mental illness. And it’s right above our heads.
Super-fertile slugs from the continent have bred with their cousins in the UK.
Lead contamination remains a persistent issue in urban soils.
It is possible to use small spaces such as transport corridors, verges and the edges of sporting grounds for native wildlife habitat restoration, helping to bring biodiversity back into cities.
Bird baths are more than just ornamental splash pools. They're also a site where animals socialise and intense rivalries play out. And bird bath design, location and cleanliness can have a big impact.
Spring has sprung and gardens are flush with growth. Can this annual spike in plant activity tell us anything about climate change?
Bill Mollison co-created permaculture - an ambitious alternative to industrial agriculture.
Soil is more than just dirt. It's a complex ecosystem and if it's healthy your plants will be happier.
Whether you live in an urban apartment or a rural homestead, your outdoor area is more than just a private space. It's a thriving ecosystem.
A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.