At imby we’re helping people bring nature back in to their urban environment.
Our vision is a world where everyone can have a positive impact through their own and their community’s actions in whatever green space they have available to them, be it a garden, patio, balcony, or park - a world in which we see these spaces as connected parts of the community of plants, animals and people that make up our urban ecosystem.
Garden with confidence
imby helps people with all levels of gardening experience get out into their garden. You tell us what plants you have, we provide simple, clear advice on how to look after them, and the confidence to get your hands dirty.
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Preparing for Spring
This winter there have been few frosty days, in general the weather has been mild and wet. Warm winters can confuse plants into flowering earlier. In some places daffodils and primroses can be seen opening beside the more seasonal snowdrops. This type of weather can adversely affect bees. In cold winters they remain under cover, huddling together to generate warmth, in mild weather they will be temped outside to forage and run the risk of being drowned in the rain. Confused birds are heard singing throughout the day, setting out their territories and preparing to nest, frogs too have been seen coming out of hibernation and attempting to mate. The weather has disrupted the normal seasonal rhythms.Read more >