5 plants you probably wouldn’t want in your garden

5 plants you probably wouldn’t want in your garden

Gardening is seen as a therapeutic hobby – and rightly so too. There’s nothing quite like watching something you put into the ground and watered grow to its full beauty. We tend to buy and pot plants that make our gardens and parks look prettier, but there are some odd plants from different parts of the world that need some, erm, attention too…

7 teeny weeny animals from around the world

7 teeny weeny animals from around the world

If you like tiny animals, read on. I’ve specified where the tiny animals live so, should you want to, you can try to see them for real. I’ve said “try” because they might be right in front of your face and you still wouldn’t see them, such is their teeny weenyness.

Nudibranchs: Delightful little slugs that live underwater

Nudibranchs: Delightful little slugs that live underwater

What does the word ‘nudibranch’ suggest to you? Perhaps it sounds like somewhere to sit on a special kind of beach? Or maybe it could be the name of a small sub-group within a larger organisation (the nudibranch of the EDL, for example)? Well, as nice as that sounds, neither of these explanations are correct – nudibranchs are delightful little slugs that live underwater.

Wedding cakes from around the world

Wedding cakes from around the world

Let’s be honest, apart from seeing two people who love each other say their vows, the best part of the big day is the food, and more importantly, the cake. You’ve spent hours standing around and taking part in the pleasantries, you deserve to indulge in some marzipan goodness.

Spiders from around the world

Spiders from around the world

Some spiders are massive, others are tiny; some spiders make webs, others hide behind trapdoors; some spiders pretend to be ants, others pretend to be lumps of fresh bird poo. They’re all slightly different.