An overly shaded yard that's just 18 feet wide by 150 feet long is now a dream garden. 
The Spring Blooms celebration features over 250,000 tulips in bloom!
Monticello hosts a talk with landscape architect Thomas Woltz on April 28th.

 

The Weekly Notebook

Sep
04
09:26am
24
Piet Oudolf's Next Wave, Photo Gallery A new garden—his own—marks the next step in Piet Oudolf's constantly evolving creative journey.  Read More »
Aug
31
07:43am
20
Botanic Superlatives: Oldest Topiary Garden in the US A Victorian-era menagerie still grows today, at an historic country estate in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. With its century-old living sculptures, Green Animals Garden is the oldest topiary garden in the United States.  Read More »
Aug
30
07:42am
21
Art & Botany: 2,000 Dandelions Suspended from a Ceiling German artist Regine Ramseier's "Wunderkammer" installation with 2,000 seed heads suspended from a ceiling leaves viewers wondering: Is that where the dreams go when I wish upon a dandelion?  Read More »
Aug
29
12:33pm
0
Links We Love, 8/29/12 An amazing play structure, incredible robots, and an updated version of the Wooly Planter in this week's Links We Love.  Read More »
Related Topics: Green | links we love
Aug
28
09:18am
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6 Mosquito Repellent Plants Don't let the bugs of spring and summer get you down! Invite these 6 plants into your garden for not only their colorful and fragrant display, but also their ability to keep those uninvited mosquitos out.   Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Purple | basil | catmint | lavender | mosquitos | rosemary
Aug
27
10:09am
37
Quebec’s International Garden Festival Though the old adage “look, but don’t touch” may hold true for more formal garden settings, you can throw it out the window during Quebec’s quirky International Garden Festival.  Read More »
Aug
24
06:22am
36
Botanic Superlatives: The World's Largest Treehouse The world's largest treehouse is a 97-foot-high chapel in Crossville, Tennessee. Minister Horace Burgess began building in 1993; today, he continues to make improvements and repairs with salvage wood and repurposed materials. It's a popular place for Sunday services, weddings, and, swinging on an 80-foot tall tree.  Read More »
Aug
23
08:44am
19
Flower Arranging 101 Creating striking arrangements doesn't take a genius—or a florist. Our step-by-step guide about how to DIY flower centerpieces at home. Read More »
Aug
23
06:40am
0
Art & Botany: A Restaurant with Gourmet Sunlight for Plants American artist Jonathon Keats designed a Photosynthetic Restaurant, where plants are nourished with cocktails of individual wavelengths. Acrylic filters control the sunlight that reaches the plants, offering a tasting menu designed to enhance a plant's energy and experience. Menu options include traditional, avant-garde, and spicy.  Read More »
Aug
22
09:27am
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Notes from a Flower Farm: DIY Marigold Garlands See what flower farmer Katherine Anderson does with her bounty of marigolds.  Read More »
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