All posts tagged Wildflowers

Q&A: Talking Beauty and Botany With Hi Wildflower Founder Tanwi Nandini Islam

Wildflowers. They’re sweet alyssum, they’re art, and they’re also a state of mind.

I didn’t fully understand the latter until I met my friend Tanwi Nandini Islam, the Brooklyn-based writer whose debut novel, Bright Lines, will be published by Penguin in August 2015.…

Field of Dreams: ‘Wildflowering L.A.’ Turns Urban Sprawl Into Native, Magical Meadows

Happy equinox, everyone! Here in Southern California, early spring means wildflowers, and lots of them: hillsides dense with blue flax and lupine, and phone-in hotlines updated weekly with the state of the poppies.…

A Fantasy of Ferns and Figs: The Plants of Game of Thrones

Unless you’ve been living in a cave in the Frostfang Mountains, you know that something bananas went down on the second-to-last episode of Game of Thrones.…

Poppy Flock: California’s Barely-Legal Blooms

There’s a simple luxury to marking the weeks by what’s newest in bloom: downy jade flowers signal early January, smelly jasmine vines close the curtain on February

Right now, California poppies are blanketing the sidewalks of our neighborhood.…