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Jade wreath DIY

Ring in the Holidays: How to Make a Succulent Wreath Out of Jade Cuttings

Ryan and I are really into wreaths. Something about the portable greenery and the O shape just screams “Liiiife!” to us.…

Nature’s Calling: Our 50 Favorite Hort-Inspired Phone Cases

What do you get the garden lover who has everything?

Trick question. Plant fans — so curious by nature — will never stop looking for the next exciting bud, blossom or frond.…

Hawaii Tropical Botanic Garden Tour

Heliconia Ride: A Visit to the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

Black lava rocks lying beside bands of turquoise water are right up our (#beachgoth-loving) alley, but after a few days of beach hopping in Kona, we wanted to feel a bit more…ensconced in greenery.…

Two Weddings, a Dutchman’s Pipe and a Thesis!

Where in the world have we been these past few weeks? Good question.

What we thought would be a one-week-or-so-break ended up stretching for a month, and we’re sorry to leave you hanging!…

How to Style Plants with Satoshi Kawamoto

Hey! Check Out My Interview With a Genius Plant Artist in The NY Times ‘T Magazine’

A few months ago, I headed to the Lower East Side to interview plant artist/wild botanical genius Satoshi Kawamoto inside his new Green Fingers Market.…

High-Rises and Hydrangeas: The Landscape Designers of Harrison Green on Creating Elegant Urban Gardens

Thanks to places like the High Line and NYBG, thanks to community gardens and all those parks, New York is — in our opinion — one of the most exciting places to commune with plants.…

Noah Purifoy Outdoor Museum of Assemblage Sculpture in Joshua Tree

Desert Meets Dada: Exploring the Outdoor Art of Noah Purifoy (in Joshua Tree and Beyond)

When artist Noah Purifoy — legendary for his assemblage sculpture — moved to Joshua Tree from Los Angeles in 1989, the yucca-, cholla- and sagebrush-dotted landscape became his gallery space.…

Art Alive 2015 - San Diego Museum of Art Rotunda Preview with Designer René van Rems

‘Art Alive’ 2015: A Rotunda Preview With Designer René van Rems

What happens when you get flowers and artists (and admirers of both) into a room, add tequila and stir?

Art Alive, of course.…

Flower Fests: Springtime Celebrations Around the World

Winter in our neck of the woods may be mild beyond belief, but we don’t take spring for granted. Not only is spring equinox our blog-erversary, we’re excited for warm vibes to light up the cooler areas of the country and the world, because those regions go all out with events to celebrate the return of beloved blossoms.…

‘Better Homes and Gardens’ Blogger Awards: The Results Are In!

Monday morning on Twitter, across 45 extremely suspenseful minutes, Better Homes and Gardens announced the winners of its 2015 Blogger Awards.…