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Artist in Residence: Take a Tour of Natalie Bessell’s Sky-High Garden and Studio

In terms of landscape juju, the iconic California canyon home occupies a wavelength all its own. Its mystique is tied to the idea of backyard as wildlife theater, and to the feeling you get there — a gravity-defying feeling that is, somehow, also very down-to-earth.…

A Visit to the SD Museum of Art’s (Renovated!) Sculpture Garden

At the stroke of noon, the California Tower chimes a clever a rendition of the Turtles’ “So Happy Together.” And this certainly feels fitting, because we’re here standing inside the newly renovated May S Marcy Sculpture Garden, watching steel, aluminum and bronze harmonize with trees, shrubs and succulents.…

Victory Garden of Tomorrow

Yield Strength: ‘Victory Garden of Tomorrow’ Artist on Urban Farms and Plant-Based Propaganda

“I think the next Space Race is right in our backyard — our urban and suburban spaces need to be rediscovered and re-imagined,” says artist Joe Wirtheim, founder of the modern propaganda project Victory Garden of Tomorrow.…

Partying With Plants: ‘Art Alive’ Soiree Is Half Flower Prom, Half Midsummer Night’s Dream

Last Friday’s party at the San Diego Museum of Art spoke to the sensualist in us all. First, there were the visual fireworks of 103 artworks matched with 103 floral interpretations that made good use of ranunculus stems, globe thistle and naturally fluorescent king protea.…

Avant Garden: This Weekend, See Stunning Floral Designs Inspired by Art (Plus, a Feature Film!)

“I love moss. I love birch. My origins are Russian, so it just makes me happy, makes me feel like I’m back in my childhood, playing in the forest,” says NYC-based floral designer Bella Meyer, who is in California this week to create a show-stopping botanical display inside the rotunda of the San Diego Museum of Art.…

What We Read This Week: Painting With Pollen, Trees at Dior and the Queen-Sized Camellias of Eudora Welty

✚ Flavorwire, a great place to explore stuff you’ve always wondered about and didn’t even know it, recently ran a story about plant furniture.…