America’s Best Botanical Gardens to Visit this Holiday Season

There’s nothing like the crisp sound of walking in fresh snow. Or enjoying an early morning snowfall while deer run through your background. There’s a lot of great scenery that comes with winter. But one of the worst parts of the season is how plant life vanishes. The trees are empty and barren. Flowers struggle, […]

Natura Insects: The Art of Raku Inoue

Floral arrangements can be a tricky thing to master. The color palette matters, as does the meanings of the flowers and even any allergies the recipient might have… and for at least one artist, making sure your arrangement has enough legs is also in important factor. Raku Inoue, an artist based out of Montreal, recently […]

Ten Houseplants That Are Easy To Care For

A row of colorful begonias in terra cotta pots.

Keeping a plant around is an effortless way to bring color into your life and a bit of inspiration as well. The problem is having enough time to care for another living being when you’re already too busy taking care of yourself and your family. There are some labor-intensive plants out there amid the more […]

The Five Rarest Plants in the World

A Titan Arum in bloom.

We know that animals can be endangered, but did you know it’s entirely possible for plants to be at risk, too? Whether by habitat destruction, climate change, or invading species, these plants may no longer be around in the coming years. While conservation efforts are in place, the fate of these florae is still uncertain. […]

A Miracle in the Desert of Dubai

Dubai miracle garden houses

You’re wading through the middle of the harsh Dubai desert. The sun is beating down on you and sand is surrounding you on all sides. But what is this? Suddenly you see a lush and whimsical garden, filled with houses and butterflies and castles and wonder. Is this a mirage? Surprisingly, it isn’t. Is it […]

Low-Light Plants (You Can Keep at Home)

Second-grade science taught us that plants need sunlight to survive; without it, they are unable to grow and perform photosynthesis. But that’s not entirely true. With enough bright indirect light or even artificial light, some plants are able to thrive without ever seeing the sun. If you’re living in a low-light environment, try these plants […]

Purify the Air With Plants

A bunch of Gerbera daisies.

Pollution not only hurts our environment, but our bodies as well. Long-term effects include developing asthma, accelerated aging of the lungs, and even shortened lifespan. Is there any way to combat the air? These plants might be the solution. SNAKE PLANT Snake plants are not only striking (and easy to care for), but remarkable helpers […]

Get Gardening With Seed Tapes

Even though it may not feel like it, spring is officially here. It’s the season of life and renewal. And if you have a garden, it’s time to think about how you’ll be renewing it. As lovely and inspiring as a garden can be, buying and planting the flowers can be time-consuming and taxing. Fortunately, […]