Channelling that innate human desire for working and playing amongst nature, it provides an artful take on the new horticulture movement and the role it can play in contemporary life.
There's something about connecting with the natural world that makes life better. Which is why Rakes Progress is as much a snapshot of the world beyond your computer's window as it is a guide to the tricky business of growing stuff. Flick through these pages and of course you'll see gardens, plants and flowers, but you'll also find photography, bees, tools, craft, veg, art, architecture, sheds, clothes, jam and, of course, rhubarb. Even if you never pick up a rake, if you want an antidote to the mad whirl of digital, there is something here for you.
The new double issue of Rakesprogress is filled with glorious photography and inspiring features, including Venice's Garden of Eden, California's Superbloom and Lisbon's allotment revolutionaries. The magazine comes with the launch issue of Rakes SENSE, a separate 120-page magazine about the art of flowers and fragrance. Both magazines are produced by the Rakesprogress team of fashion photographers, art photographers and documentary photographers and provide a contemporary, alternative take on our changing relationship with the natural world.