The climate crisis is inspiring — and requiring — new perspectives in thinking for the London gallery, starting with “Back to Earth.”
Intense storms are on the rise, which probably means more flooding. Local green spaces are on the case.
Grab your iPhone: Andrew Brand wants to show you a side of your garden that you’ve never seen before (and how to photograph it).
If you are known to turn a lush house plant into a rotting carcass, here are a few expert tips for making greenery thrive.
There are any number of ecologically friendly alternatives to that lawn you’re so proud of — and they look nice, too. Here’s how to start slowly.
This is the trouble with trying to help a natural world in so much peril. It’s never entirely clear when it’s right to intervene and when it’s wrong.
Nothing brings a sense of formality to a garden like boxwood. But thanks to common gardening practices, it’s vulnerable to disease.
According to a recent report, many of these ‘charismatic’ wildflowers are threatened with extinction. Here’s what you can do to help.
Every year we let more patches of our yard go wild, and every year more flowers appear in the uncut areas.
Used correctly, mulch builds and improves your soil like nothing else. But don’t make these common mistakes.
A new “It” plant is here, if you can keep it alive.
Those wasps you hate? They’re the best organic pest control around. Here’s how to keep them happy (and avoid getting stung).
While we engage in the usual rituals of the changing season, we’re growing accustomed to spring cleaning our minds as well.
Every 20 years, New York collects vital information about birds. And gardeners have an important role to play.
Readers weigh in.
When it comes to kale, the organic farmers at Adaptive Seeds have a few things to teach you — and some versions of the familiar green that may not be so familiar.
Warmer days are ahead so you need to start washing outdoor seat cushions, pruning shrubs and doing a little decorating.
Try to reciprocate the contempt and indifference that nature has for you.
A couple in New Zealand found a giant growth in their garden, named it Doug and applied to the Guinness Book of World Records. Then the results of a DNA analysis came in.
According to the English psychiatrist Sue Stuart-Smith, it was no accident that we had a run on seeds at the beginning of the pandemic.
On the grounds of a former agricultural collective an hour north of Berlin, the artist Danh Vo has built a commune for like-minded talents.
Yes, they may require 80 percent less work. But their beauty alone is reason enough to rethink the way you’re gardening now.
Dr. Alois Falkenstein put decades of work into breeding and cultivating rare fruits in the Arizona desert, and created a community of like-minded gardeners.
A landscape architect wanted his own garden, but that was going to be pricey. So he got a big apartment in Bed-Stuy and looked for flat mates online.
Diana Beresford-Kroeger, a botanist and author, has created a forest with tree species handpicked for their ability to withstand a warming planet.
Tomato experts Craig LeHoullier and Joe Lamp’l have some advice for you.
Finding a substitute for peat is a little like making your first cake without gluten. Here’s what the experts advise.
New research aims to shed light on the social habits of the popular, but often misunderstood, animal.
These organic seed sellers share a passion for the unusual and a mission to preserve biodiversity. And they’ve got some irresistible seeds.
These tools are worth waiting for — even if they arrive late, thanks to supply-chain snarls or shipping delays.
Outdoor installations like the elaborate illuminations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden are perfect for this second pandemic winter.
A Long Island couple says fighting climate change and protecting biodiversity starts at home. Or rather, right outside their suburban house.
As winter closes in, there’s at least one place where plants will still grow: a terrarium. Here’s how to get started on yours.
Twenty-seven ideas to satisfy tastes both garden variety and eccentric.
The centuries-old craft is thriving as both a hobby and an art form, with contemporary practitioners around the world asking what lessons it can impart today.
After the distraction of fall leaves has passed, don’t assume that your garden is dormant. It’s time to appreciate the beauty of lichen.
In the rose capital of the United States, a tradition wrenched off track by the pandemic is back and in full bloom.
Your morning cup may depend on solving issues with a crop that both contributes to and is deeply affected by the changing climate.
Flowers testify to life’s transience, but they are also rugged emblems of resilience.
As the director of horticulture for Green-Wood Cemetery, Joe Charap gets to live in an 1876 caretaker’s house on the grounds.
Nearly everything about how Americans “care” for their lawns is deadly, but these machines exist in a category of environmental hell all their own.
Go out and look around. Your garden has things to tell you in the fall.
For the author, the process of creating and tending her garden in the English countryside is akin to that of shaping a book.
The San Pedro Community Gardens have provided physical and spiritual nourishment for the past half a century to multiple generations of immigrant Angelenos.
Thanks to the pandemic, there’s a major shift in what New Yorkers consider luxury.
Plants that unfurl their petals only in darkness often condense the drama and poetry of their blossoming into one supercharged — and unpredictable — evening.
It may not be easy — but it isn’t impossible, either.
A pandemic garden didn’t really prepare me for “semi-retirement,” but …
In Somerset, the artist Prue Piper has spent decades forging connections between her pottery, her garden and the myths entwined with the landscape.
Meadows. Soil composition. Propagation. Staking and composting. Attending the weeklong horticulture class at Great Dixter is like getting a Ph.D. in gardening.