Lotte van Baalen of the world-famous Instagram account, PlantsonPink, is here to tell us why.
With the immense variety available to us in supermarkets today, it's easy to forget they all depend on places like the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
Let it Grow CS is a full-on experience, inspiring visitors to discover the effects of the natural world on their busy urban lives.
Amsterdam-based designer and researcher Lucila Kenny is on a mission to bring natural dyeing processes back and into the future.
Catching up with Eliza Blank, founder of New York's plant emporium, The Sill.
This year Pantone choose brought their 'Colour of the Year' to life with a show-stopping collaboration with Airbnb.
Jeroen Beekmans, co-founder of Pop-up City, gives a glimpse of what our future cities might look like.
In preparation for their workshop at the Greenhouse Festival, we caught up with de Onkruidenier to hear about their passion for creating edible experiences.
Architect Stefano Boeri’s ‘Vertical Forests’ reimagine the high rise as a thriving ecosystem covered in trees and plants that help reduce air pollution.
We caught up with the founders of Rooftop Republic to hear how they are bringing local food production to one of the densest cities in the world.
Conservatory Archives’ co-founder Jin Ahn talks to us about her plant emporium.
Our deteriorating relationship with the natural world has carved a comfortable space for therapists, psychologists and social workers to unearth the therapeutic and remedial virtues of plants and gardens.
Commonstudio tries to design and implement meaningful ways of human-nature interaction on different scales within the city.
Last but not least, we speak to our favourite ‘weed-lovers’ Gewildgroei to complete our series of interviews introducing the Class 1 teams.
With the natural air purifier Green Junkie, Ton van Oostward hopes to transform the landscape to deal with the modern threat of climate change.
With a focus on circular design, self-sufficiency and sustainable materials, SUS Ateliers is a true breeding ground for the cities of the future.
The winner of the Let it Grow Artist Grant will use her artistic vision to introduce us to the incredible, ever-changing cosmos of a city garden.
The 4-metre-high billboard CityTree is able to filter the pollution of up to 417 cars annually whilst cooling down the surrounding air.
Straddling the River Thames, Garden Bridge plans to be a horticultural oasis stretching from the Strand to the South Bank.
Artist and floral designer Denise Collignon hopes to revitalise the floral tradition through experimentation and interaction on an organic flower farm.
Mediamatic Biotoop is a bustling hub for collaboration across art, technology, design and sustainability with a focus on Life-Sciences and Bio-Design.
Detroit has long been under the spotlight as a symbol of urban decay. Flower House was a project to renovate the city with flowers.
City living can be a squeeze if you’re trying to find a place to grow a bit of green. That's where the Vertical Garden Tube comes in.
As an 'urban creative', Jesse Jorg strives to create sustainable public space projects in Amsterdam.
Tulita isn't your average food truck, but a plant truck, and caters to a different kind of hunger: The desire of being closer to nature.
British flower gifting providers Bloom & Wild are here to take the stress, anxiety or worry out of sending flowers by pioneering technology, innovation and creativity.
STEK has become Rotterdam’s go-to spot to pick up organic garden delights, and some tips about what to do with them too.
Plant store Wildernis was founded to bridge the gap between city folk and overwhelming, impersonal garden centres on the edge of town.
Bennie Meek and Vincent Wittenberg of Gewildgroei are on their way to starting a revolution against our perception of weeds.
With ‘Growth’, a collection of flower pots that grow together with the plant, Bike and Begum Ayaskan want to inspire people to get more green into their lives.
Disused concrete spaces scattered around the city are being transformed into pop-up organic plots and edible community hubs, thanks to Fresh & Local.
Anne Zwartbol hands out flowers to strangers on the street, stressing that human connection is the key to a kinder society.
Jaap de Jong tells us about Rooftop Revolution's collective mission to turn an unused roofscape into a colourful nature reserve in the middle of the city.
Tjeerd Veenhoven discovers opportunities and creative purposes for raw materials readily available in our own backyards, including flower petals.
Silke Tijkotte tells us about the increasing urgency to bring greenery into our urban lifestyles as the world around us changes rapidly.