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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.…

36 Hours in Joshua Tree National Park - The Horticult

Desert Flora and Beyond: 10 Tips for a Surreal Joshua Tree Experience

For the weekend we headed east — traded our cushy garden sofa and aloe hammock for a campsite in Joshua Tree National Park.…

New York Botanical Garden Winter Conservatory Tour - The Horticult

Bromeliads in the Bronx: A Visit to the New York Botanical Garden

Set on 250 acres and home to one million living plants, the New York Botanical Garden is one of our Happy Places even (especially!) during the winter.…