Jacaranda trees in bloom: photographs from Guardian Australia readers

Purple patches across Australia are captured in this selection of shots from a ‘secret garden’ to…

Plant inspectors and rising prices: UK garden industry set for Brexit shock

Nurseries say doubling up of regulations will mean a rise in costs and EU suppliers going…

Here’s how giant pumpkins get so big

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Explainer: How photosynthesis works

Take a deep breath. Then thank a plant. If you eat fruit, vegetables, grains or potatoes,…

The joys of spring! 10 easy October tasks to make your garden gorgeous next year

Whether you have a large plot or a modest window box, there is plenty to do…

The Guardian view on plant-based food: nothing wrong with a veggie burger | Editorial

For good environmental reasons we should eat less meat. But banning the term veggie burger would…

The faster trees grow, the younger they die

As climate change spurs forest tree growth, it also shortens trees’ lives. That results in a…

40% of world’s plant species at risk of extinction

Race against time to save plants and fungi that underpin life on Earth, global data showsTwo…

Blasts from the past: how ice age ponds are coming back to life

Once watering holes for mammoth and elk, Herefordshire’s neglected ancient ponds are being restored Ecologist Will…

Wild plants of Barbados illustrated on plantation ledgers – in pictures

Artist Annalee Davis was walking in fields once used for sugarcane in her Barbados homeland when…