In a Green Shade: The English & Nature
Mya-Rose Craig aka BirdGirl
"I'm just about to label the home-made jam for the shop" Errol, Brockwell Community Greenhouses
"This is my future - I'm the third generation of farmers - I joined our business last year." Tory (with Doug & Kiwi) on Folly Farm, Berkshire.
12th Generation New Forest Commoner Ann Ferrier
"This place is magic - I'm here as much as I can be," Vincent, Brockwell Community Greenhouses
"We climbed a hill and tonight we're going to have marshmallows on the fire" Will (with Dad, Pete) camping on the Peak District.
"My earliest memories outdoors: running wild in Jamaican woods and fields." Dwayne Fields: Adventurer, Scouts Ambassador & Environmental Advocate, Leyton Flats
"For me it's a bit of an addiction, you're trying to capture the perfect conditions for a photo, whether it's a sunset, sunrise or an inversion -it'll never end" Tom wild camping, Lake District
"The plants I've bought in lockdown need care: moving them around, seeing what room they flourish in, watering, caring, pruning, even talking to them...gives me a sense of routine, peace and calm," Danielle, Barking, East London.
"I saw an advert on facebook - I went along, was given tuition, a lifejacket, a litter pick, a paddle board and paddle and went out into the elements to pull trash out of the canal - something just clicked" Planet Patrol Ambassador Tom Rooke.
"In Summer it's the best job in the world in the sun, but winter less so!" Abraham Habte Michael of Bouquets & Beans, Kennington .
"After my mum's cancer diagnosis I replanted lots from her Scottish moorland garden in the orchard here" Cat near the wildflower border, Brockwell Community Greenhouses
Sabrina topping and tailing gooseberries, Brockwell Park Community Garden Greenhouses
Taking a look behind the scenes on shoot with me and my assistant on the Lake District.
Photographer: Michael Wharley.
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