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You know that feeling a garden can give you—when you're wandering around and suddenly you have to remind yourself what town/city you're even in? That's the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Just outside Los Angeles, its campus encompasses a library with more than...

Shaped like a candelabra, our Euphorbia avasmontana is in bloom. But when we talk about the spectacle, we're not talking about the flowers (which are too small to be easily seen)—we're talking about the plant's cyathia. That is, the flower-like structures that add flash to a blossoming euphorbia. For...

You know how they say, “Say it with flowers”? If the lipstick plant — which is now blooming at our place — could talk, it would say, “I have come to bring some major flair to your shaded areas.” (Or something like that. We try...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="yes" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Updated March 2021. Hanging your favorite clay pots just got easier! We're excited to announce SkyPots hanging kits. Available for purchase now at skypots.com. [caption id="attachment_26763" align="alignnone" width="680"] Set up vertical gardens indoors and out with SkyPots hanging kits....

The last decade has not been kind to the carnation. Maybe it’s all the unholy dye jobs, or their association with homecoming boutonnieres, or their street-corner ubiquity that turned the pedigreed Dianthus caryophyllus into a pop culture punchline. The plant was famously maligned on Sex and...

Scientific illustrations of flora, fauna and fungi are an unending source of excitement for us. When we learned, via design blog Miss Moss, that Biodiversity Heritage Library offers almost 80,000 of them in high-resolution on its Flickr page, we made a beeline for the botanical...