Plantwatch: holly, ivy and how warmer weather boosts Christmas plants

These evergreens are thriving due to climate change but can smother other woodland species The holly and ivy decorations should be looking lush this Christmas thanks to climate change boosting the growth of these plants. In a study 15 years ago, holly was found spreading further north in Europe than ever before. The plant had […]

Welsh seagrass meadow sows hope for global restoration

Project to revive climate-boosting wonder plant in Pembrokeshire could spur similar schemes Seagrass is a wonder plant but unrecognised and sorely neglected. This is a flowering plant with long ribbon-like leaves that often grows in the sea in lush underwater meadows. It is an unsung hero in the fight to clean up carbon dioxide and […]