Surprise your loved one with a beautiful, out-of-the-ordinary bunch
Our favourite quirky alternatives to the Valentine's Day classic.
Nature Studies: In a normal winter botanists would expect no more than 20 to 30 plants to have been in flower
The tiny 'flowers' take three hours to grow and could have practical applications in medicine and nanotechnology
Our gardening correspondent's opening resolution is to tidy up. After that, she can get down to her World Cup window boxes and learning how to cloud-prune...
Gardeners have a habit of going on about their planting disasters, instead of celebrating their successes, says our green-fingered correspondent...
If you’ve left your present purchasing to the eleventh hour, don’t fret, there’s often nothing better than a beautifully potted-up set of herbs, or a homemade bouquet garni
Barely a police officer in sight as 2,000 student protesters take to London's streets
A revolution in the flowerbed as Monty plots to make Britain bloom again
It's a tricky decision for a lady of mature years. At what stage do you have work done, if at all? Do you slide into comfortable decrepitude? Or undergo a discreet cosmetic procedure, and run the risk of emerging with a startled, over-shiny face that looks too young for your body?
The so-called Rothschild Prayerbook will go under the hammer in New York after a world tour
With autumn kicking in, it's time to upgrade to a new, warm scent...
Gases emitted by diesel engines mask floral odours that honeybees use to navigate
Flowers appeared on Earth 100 million years earlier than was previously thought, according to evidence from ancient fossilised pollen grains.