kate burtonwood -- Lover of Green Things, rhs and botanically trained horticulturist, happy gardener

Reviews

Delhi’s Street Trees

Delhi’s Street Trees

¬†     Delhi is incredibly green compared to my expectations. New Delhi is spread out, with tree-lined streets and frequent parks. This is no accident. When the new city was designed and built, avenues of trees were a major part of the plans. Specific […]

Review: FutureLearn’s “Learn About The Weather”

Review: FutureLearn’s “Learn About The Weather”

  FutureLearn is a private company, owned by the Open University, which provides free online courses developed by various institutions. I had heard of FutureLearn but never looked at what it offered. I read about an interesting-sounding course called “Learn About The Weather”,¬†which is billed […]

Review: Woodland Trust British Tree Identification App

Review: Woodland Trust British Tree Identification App

  Between you and me – I can struggle to identify a tree at a glance. So I was excited this week to see that the excellent Woodland Trust has brought out a tree identification app. Armed with my iPhone, I set off for a […]

Chelsea. Chelsea! CHELSEA!!!

Chelsea. Chelsea! CHELSEA!!!

  We professionals are supposed to maintain a certain nonchalance about the Chelsea Flower Show. Is it the flagship of British horticultural endeavour, or is it a bit like Ladies’ Day at Ascot, with flowers instead of horsies? I embarrass myself with some colleagues by […]