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The Weekly Notebook

New Exhibit Displays the Art of Underwater Gardening Underwater gardening may be the perfect solution for gardeners who don’t have the ideal space or the perfect weather for traditional gardening. Now through April 12, 2015, the new exhibit, Aquascapes: The Art of Underwater Gardening, can be viewed at Golden Gate Park's Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco. Read More »
Botanic Notables: Plants of The Hunger Games In anticipation of Mockingjay opening in theaters this Friday, we pulled this article from our archives as a horticultural hat tip to Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games trilogy. Read More »
Related Topics: books | botanic notables | dandelion | foraging
My Garden: Against All Odds In the face of droughts, flooding, poor soils and harsh winters, this verdant garden in central Poland still thrives thanks to a determined gardener named Joanna. Boasting hundreds of varieties of plants, this small but hearty garden shows even when the odds aren’t particularly in your favor, a little experimenting and resilience goes a long way. Read More »
SeedWise Links Gardeners to Local Sources for Organic Seed SeedWise has created an online marketplace to bring together local, organic farmers with the ever-growing population of gardeners looking to grow non-GMO edible gardens. Read More »
Courtyard Garden Blurs the Boundaries Rows of pleached crabapple trees and a restrained color palette of whites and muted tones provide a natural yet dramatic garden for a Japanese-style cottage in England. Read More »
My Garden: A Paradise for Fish and Flora A barren backyard is transformed into an ornamental pond and garden boasting with koi and other aquatic wildlife. Surrounding the pond is an assortment of fruit trees that are quenched with nutrient-rich water from the pond itself. Read More »
5 Strange Plants From the authors of Bizarre Botanicals, here are some creepy plants to try for Halloween. Read More »
Related Topics: halloween | Photo tours
New York’s Completed High Line The third section of the High Line in New York offers gardeners an experience to learn from and appreciate. From wild and cultivated plantings to the use of narrow space, the section is sure to inspire one to look at a design problem from all sides and then create either a distinction or celebration in the space available, as the High Line shows. Read More »
The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns Imaginations come alive, along with pumpkins, at The Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns in Los Angeles and Long Island this fall. View more than 5,000 pumpkins carved by artists and sculptures light up the night sky now through November 2nd. Read More »
Related Topics: Events | halloween | Los Angeles | New York | pumpkin
Creating Atmosphere: The Power of Collaborations Presented by The Garden Conservancy, internationally renowned garden designer Luciano Giubbilei will present an illustrated lecture on how the spirit of collaboration pushes his creative process further. Read More »
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