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A Wilder Life - By Celestine Maddy

What We’re Reading: Celestine Maddy Talks About ‘A Wilder Life’

A little soil can change everything.

“Ask anyone who knew me in my early twenties if they could have imaged I’d grow up to be a champion of the great outdoors,” writes Celestine Maddy in the introduction to A Wilder Life.…

Passiflora update - The Horticult

Sun Seekers: Our Passiflora Vines Are Flowering and Fruiting

Happy summer, everyone! We spent the solstice hanging out with the peacocks and torch lilies at the LA Arboretum — tour to come.…

Garden Tribe - Featured on The Horticult

Grow Pro: The Classes of ‘Garden Tribe’ Let You Learn From the Legends

The scent of soil, the feel of damp roots between your fingers, the taste of a guava flower as it dissolves on your tongue — on every level, gardening is pure therapy.…

Jennifer Asher featured on the Horticult

Form and Function: At Home With Jennifer Gilbert Asher of TerraSculpture and TerraTrellis

You might remember the interview we did two summers ago with a design hero of ours, the luminous Jennifer Gilbert Asher.…

In Our Garden: Four Surprising Fruits That Are Now In Full Swing

Guava season has officially begun! Although none of the egg-shaped green fruits have conked us on the head yet (a sign of good luck anyway), our Acca sellowiana tree has been dropping goodies left and right since late July.…

Summer Cocktail Week: How to Make a ‘Stone Cold Fox’

Is there anything more summer-ific (if that’s a word) than biting into an outrageously juicy peach?

Or finding a plum the color of a backlit amethyst?…

When Roses Meet Rembrandt: This Weekend, ‘Art Alive’ Returns to San Diego Museum of Art!

It’s back! The show that puts the “culture” in horticulture, Art Alive is taking place this weekend at San Diego Museum of Art.…

Look to the Cookie: NYC’s Macaron Cafe on Its Blossom-Inspired Sweets

Trendiness aside, our love for the macaron can be traced to its fulfillment of the three Cs: crispiness, cream and color.…

Tropical Trail: Visit the Food Forest and Yummy Hydroponics of Wai Koa Plantation

The recent obsession with our tangerine tree got us to thinking about all the farmland wisdom we’ve received over the last year.…

Experience the Organic Bounty (and B&B!) of Kauai’s North Country Farms

“Nice weather for ducks, as they say,” Lee Roversi remarks, apropos of this rainy Hawaiian morning, and apropos of the actual ducks we’re about to meet.…