Wildflower verges – we need more wildflower verges in London like those on Blackheath. Blanket mowing of roadside grass really needs to become the rarity not the norm in London.
The patch of Brooklime (Veronica Beccabunga) some few bumblebees and Honey bees. Some used the leaves to drink water others just collected nectar.
Long may the Carline thistle flourish and it’s golden brown flowers be a banner proclaiming that poor soils are in fact good soils for biodiversity.
the cliffs were blossoming with clifftop plants. And many of these plants are suited to green roofs.
During the filming of the Rooftop Rainforest TV programme for Sky 1 we ended up in the Tropical Rainforest House at Kew Gardens. I was filmed talking with Lara Jewitt an orchid and bromeliad expert.
Deep in the heart of downtown Edmonton is a wonderful green roof atop the offices of Stantec. I visited this green roof during my tour of Alberta back in June 2010.