Facing the threat of drought and the need for savings, Polish cities have turned ‘avant-gardeners’ by banning mowing and creating ‘cheap ‘n’ easy’ flowery urban meadows instead.
President Andrzej Duda laid flowers at the monument to Silesian Uprising leader Wojciech Korfanty as Poland marks the 99th anniversary of the 3rd Silesian Uprising falling on May 2.
From their small family-run business high in the Beskidy mountains, Gosia and Wiesiek Borowy’s products are sold in New York's MoMA and Vitra in Germany, Kim Kardashian buys their toys for her children, and they are the recent recipients of the international BuyMeOnce Excellence Award in London for their aesthetic and eco-friendly designs. Now they plan to save bees with their ‘Help the bees! (Be)e your friend’ initiative.
Karol Podyma’s Łąki Kwietne firm has blazed a trail both home and abroad in its quest to fill towns with eco-minded meadows.
Roses of all colours and shapes bedazzle one of the gardens at an exhibition at Warsaw’s Royal Castle.
One of the first flowers to emerge in spring, the Crocus is often called the lightbulb flower. Now, Poland’s Tatra mountains are full of them as they begin to come into bloom.
Had the Flower-Power generation still been around today, this little village in southeast Poland would have been its capital.