Gardencheck is a simple method by which we can assess our streets and begin to change attitudes among householders, policymakers and everyone else with a stake in places where people live. Continue reading Gardencheck is a simple way of rating front gardens
One of the appeals of gardens is that they look neat and intentional. It is very unusual for a completely wild garden to look right in front of a house. We have an idea in our minds that a garden is managed and maintained. However, ecologists would question some of the fundamental ideas behind gardening and garden maintenance. In particular the traditional monoculture of the lawn is something quite artificial. But then gardens as a whole are artificial.