The discovery of the world's smallest orchid is, fittingly, the story of an intrepid explorer, an enigmatic flower, and the curious luck that brought them together. All but transparent, the flower's petals are one-cell thick, and its blossom is just 2.1 mm wide from tip to tip.
Sun printing on fabric lets you use the plants in your garden to create beautiful patterns, and the resulting fabric can be made into clothing or a framed work of art. We teach you how to make a cyanotype with step-by-step instructions.
GARDEN DESIGN helps James Oseland, Editor-in-Chief of Saveur and a judge on TV's Top Chef Masters, give his new apartment a fresh look—here's his first-person piece about his journey to create a new apartment's style from scratch.
Greg White's amazing photographs of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, arguably the most important seed bank in the world, which is located in the deep, freezing interiors of a sandstone mountain, 810 miles from the North Pole.