The best of the women’s World Naked Gardening Day 2019 photos

It’s time for a World Naked Gardening Day 2019 photo round-up! I’ve been following the #WorldNakedGardeningDay hashtag and I’m impressed at the standard this year – plant geeks and gardening enthusiasts all over the world are getting in on the action, and taking it one step further by spreading the word on social media. It…

The best of the men’s World Naked Gardening Day 2019 photos

Are you ready for another World Naked Gardening Day 2019 photo round-up? I’ve been on my phone all day, looking at the #WorldNakedGardeningDay hashtag. I’m super impressed at the standard of photos this year – plant geeks and gardening enthusiasts all over the world are getting in on the action, and taking it a step…

A World Naked Gardening Day photo shoot with Caroline Horne

I’m not averse to taking it all off in the name of gardening, especially when it comes to World Naked Gardening Day 2019. To kick off the day, I’m sharing some special images with you, that I shot with the wonderful Caroline Horne, a friend and photographer who has a tasteful eye – much needed…

Get ready for World Naked Gardening Day 2019

Are you excited for World Naked Gardening Day 2019? Of course you are! I’m looking forward to seeing more people than ever taking part in this global movement combining freedom, nature and gardening! If you’ve been following the #WorldNakedGardeningDay hashtag, you’ll have likely seen the many photos of naked gardening enthusiasts sharing photos from their…

Matching plants to popstars

Have you ever thought about which plants would go with certain popstars? Maybe it’s just me being a Plant Geek, but I often wonder what people would be like as plants. I think I would be a Delphinium ‘Princess Caroline’ because I’m tall, outgoing and familiar. Or at least that’s what I’m told. But enough…

Mr Plant Geek wins in the UK Blog Awards 2019!

Not long ago, I blogged about my excitement at becoming a finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2019 – and now I can happily announce that I’ve won! Thanks to all your votes, mrplantgeek.com won the Nature & Wildlife category. I’m very proud to have received the award, especially against such excellent competition within the…

The best plant-related April Fools’ Day pranks

April Fools’ Day is upon us, and I’m personally hoping to see some lighthearted plant pranks! In my opinion there’s nothing wrong with a little joke, as long as it doesn’t hurt anyone (plants included). To celebrate this day, let’s look back at some hilarious plant-related April Fools’ Day pranks – plus, one very exciting…

5 family-friendly public gardens to visit in 2019

If you’re a plant parent, it may seem like a struggle to get your kids excited about your interests. After all, neat, manicured gardens that sprawl on for acres is probably the last thing a child wants to traipse around. However, there are actually plenty of fun public gardens for families around the UK. Some…

Plant-based pancake alternatives

It’s Pancake Day! Although these starchy round cakes are loved by many, pancakes can seem a little problematic for those with allergies or dietary requirements. However, there are many plant-based pancake alternatives which are sure to suit a special diet! Traditionally, pancakes are made with eggs, milk, flour and sometimes butter, depending on your recipe….

Finalist in the UK Blog Awards 2019

You might have seen me asking you to vote for mrplantgeek.com in the UK Blog Awards 2019 – well, I’m pleased to say that I’m a finalist! Thanks to the fabulous readers of this blog, I’m one of the top 8 in the Nature & Wildlife category. This means that I’ll go through to the…

Plant-based foods to eat for Veganuary 2019

Going vegan is easier than you think – it just requires making a few conscious decisions about the way you eat and live. If you’re going vegan for Veganuary, you might be wondering what kinds of food you’re able to eat. I’m going to start you off with five delicious and highly nutritious plant-based foods…

Mr Plant Geek recognised in the Garden Media Guild Awards

It’s always a wonderful thing to be recognised for your work, and this week I found out that I was a finalist in the Garden Media Guild (GMG) Awards!  Founded in 1991, the Garden Media Guild is the national organisation of professional communicators associated with the garden industry. The Garden Media Guild Awards celebrate the best…