Our final What Makes a House a Home column is from photographers and brand-new parents Gemma and Andrew Ingalls. You've seen their photography in GARDEN DESIGN magazine (including on our November/December cover) and we're thrilled to share their apartment and magnificent houseplants with you.
Seven cool tree houses around the world that you can visit and rent for a night, a week, or just for a dinner. Located in forests, tiger preserves, and next to the sea, these tree houses are ideal for anyone looking for a vacation that's a little out of the ordinary.
Here's to a holiday filled with the luck of the Irish and the spirit of St Patrick; just remember, their leafy symbols don't look the same. We look at the stories behind the legend of St. Patrick's emblem, and the difference between a shamrock and a four-leaf clover.
On display until mid-May at the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, these sculptures by French artist Mathilde Roussel feature suspended human bodies covered in wheat grass.
On the grounds of a former estate outside of Philadelphia, a cadre of master gardeners presides over an oasis of earthly delights. We've put together some ideas—paired with photos—from Chanticleer that any home gardener can use to design their own spaces.
Hobbiton, or the Shire, where the Hobbits lived in Lord of the Rings, is one way of creating a terraced landscape—a landscape filled with hobbit holes for cinematic hobbits, which is now a tourist attraction and popular with the local sheep.
Paris japonica has the largest genome—the most DNA—of any organism, flora or fauna. The rare plant's genome is 50 times longer than humans, though a long genome isn't always a good thing for a species.
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