Police today defended their decision to issue an e-fit of a burglary suspect who looked as though he had a lettuce on his head.
Who's hiding in here? Testudo hermanni, or Hermann's tortoise, sometimes referred to as a Mediterranean tortoise. He's quite little, for a tortoise, growing to just eight inches, which is smaller than a giant African land snail, for crying out loud.
The ultimate question of parenting: how to ensure your baby has a happy childhood. And the answer the flamboyant psychologist Oliver James has come up with? Selfishly enough, it's working out what you want to get out of the experience...
The celery is perfect, the marigold edging delightful; it's an A for effort and results, says Emma Townshend, as she visits the student vegetable plots at Kew
Two National Trust workers on an ecological roll explain all to Emma Townshend
Skye Gyngell shares her chicory tips