Living Sculptures in North America’s Best Public Topiary Gardens

May 12, 2022

Longwood Gardens Topiary Garden. Image via Longwood Gardens.

Edward Scissorhands had nothing on the horticultural artists who painstakingly sculpt topiaries in some of North America’s most spectacular topiary gardens. Come along with us on a virtual tour to experience some Read More...

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Gardeners and Plant Lovers

January 15, 2022

Valentine's Day gifts for gardeners

Don’t know about you, but I tend to give gifts that I’d like for myself. For planting and pampering, here’s my pick of Valentine’s Day gifts for gardeners and plant lovers. Gift one to them and one to yourself.

hoya plant Valentine's Day gifts

Hoya Read More...

Arc de Triomphe Wrapped in Long-Awaited Christo Installation

July 20, 2021

Arc de Triomphe in Paris is wrapped in tribute the envirnmental artist Christo.

This article was updated on September 16, 2021 to include the image (above) of the nearly completed installation.

In a posthumous tribute to the environmental artist Christo who died in 2020, approximately 150 workers began wrapping the Arc de Triomphe Read More...

Floating Urban Parks Made Entirely From Recycled Plastic Waste

July 13, 2021

people enjoying floating park in Rotterdam made entirely of recycled plastic

Two floating urban parks made entirely of reclaimed plastic waste, one in the Netherlands and the other in Germany, demonstrate the value and potential of reusing plastic debris to create public green spaces.

Rotterdam floating park made entirely of recycled plastic waste.

Seating for floating park made entirely of recycled plastic debris.

The floating urban parks offer green open Read More...

Hope Floats This Year For Mardi Gras in New Orleans

February 16, 2021

For Mardi Gras in New Orleans last year, I donned a pair of gold lamé pants, a feathered hat encrusted with shiny sequins and a colorful mask (not the kind we’re all wearing today), then joined my neighbors and other Read More...

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