All posts tagged Ferns

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.…

Where Fern Meets Fashion: The Secret-Garden Installations of Satoshi Kawamoto

Sometimes you don’t realize how starved a space is for plants until you throw one into the mix. (Where have you been all my life?

Moss and Ferns and Flowers, Eaux My: The Plants of Oregon’s Wahclella Falls

Despite what the song says, Ryan and I actually make a point of chasing waterfalls whenever we travel. And during our recent trip to Portland, Oregon, there were over 90 cascades in the Columbia River Gorge to choose from.…

‘Face the Foliage’: Designer Justina Blakeney on Making Portraits With Plants

There is one hashtag that’s singing our heartsong these days, and that hashtag is #FacetheFoliage. Imagined by designer, author and creative-force-of-nature Justina Blakeney, #FacetheFoliage is an open invitation to build whimsical portraits out of leaves, stems, twigs, fruits and flowers — and to join the legions who are posting their own blooming works on Instagram.…

How To: Turn Your House Into a Staghorn Fern Party

With leaves shaped like deer antlers, the staghorn fern is one part plant, one part trophy art. It’s flora imitating fauna!…

Garden Tour: A Beach Bungalow With a Wild, Bohemian Heart

The riotous garden Joe Skoby has created is one that embraces you, absorbs you, tickles you on the ear. Tall philodendrons curve to create organic archways, a snail vine wraps a palm tree in a rich stole of purple flowers, and a creeping fig pokes a feeler through the bathroom window.…

Turn Your Apartment Into a Houseplant Haven — With Some Help From The Sill

With another wild nor’easter upon us, there’s been lots of talk of hunkering down. Well, thanks to The Sill, New Yorkers can now hunker down with houseplants.…

Room With a (Botanical) View: Explore the Kauai Resort That’s Also a Plant Lover’s Paradise

“This place is classic Hawaii,” the guy tells us from across the pool table at Stevenson’s Library at the Grand Hyatt Kauai.…

Flashback Friday: Take a Sultry Botanical Tour of Historic Wilmington, NC

Our friends on the East Coast have been reporting their first encounters with the whipping wind of November, and we’ve been responding…awkwardly.…

Maine Event: Topiary and Terra Cotta Add to the ‘Beautiful Decay’ of Snug Harbor Farm

Earlier this summer — after our dogwood layover and stalking of rad rhododendron — we explored the famed modern/classical mashup of Snug Harbor Farm in Kennebunk, Maine.…