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Our columnist Kevin Lee Jacobs writes about how he transformed his backyard from a parking lot to a spectacular rose garden, using a mix of cuttings, new plants, and of course, blood, sweat, and tears.
The Miller House, designed by Eero Saarinen, has a landmark Modernist garden designed by Dan Kiley. This month, May 2011, the house and garden are opening to the public for tours for the first time in 50 years, allowing visitors to walk through this triumph of mid-century Modern design.
Vertical gardens have become incredibly popular, with versions created from succulents, air plants, and more, appearing all over the world. We take a look at some of the big names—Patrick Blanc, Flora Grubb, Wooly Pocket, and Michael Hellgren—behind the trend.
Four programs across the country—in Maryland, Texas, New York, and Indiana—give financial incentives to residents who create green gardens at home.
Gartenkultur of Italy transforms books into witty and whimsical planters, using hardback and paperback volumes to create an array of unusual planters.
Philadelphia's Rodin Museum sits on the city's Benjamin Franklin Parkway and just unveiled a massive renovation of its gardens by the landscape firm Olin. We take a tour of the newly renovated gardens.
In South Africa's coastal grasslands, to explore a forest is to walk along its canopy—indeed, it's the only way to observe an extraordinary group of so-called underground trees, where only the uppermost leaves and branches are visible. Tucked away and protected from so many environmental threats, they underground forests are considered all but immortal, with estimated ages of 13,000 years or more. 
The Bodhi Tree is a sacred fig under which Buddha found enlightenment, and the Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Sri Lanka, grown from a cutting of the Bodhi Tree, is considered the oldest tree planted by human hands and is more than 2,000 years old. These two botanically notable trees have a sacred and interesting history.
Unseasonably warm weather has led to a prolonged summer harvest. Make the best of it by cooking up a spicy, delicious succotash. 
Built with mud, rocks, and plants, the extraordinary sculptures by sister and brother team Sue Hill and Pete Hill are living figures that suggest a fairy tale in the undergrowth. 
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