Links We Love 4/25/2011

Links We Love 4/25/2011

April 25, 2011
Photo by: Frank Scherschel, LIFE magazine

-A fascinating interview on Pruned, with Paige Johnson, the writer behind the blog Garden History Girl, about the forgotten history of atomic gardens, which were an attempt to find peaceful uses for atomic energy after WWII by radiating seeds and plants to create new mutations. [via kottke]

-A history of British gardening from the BBC.

-Nice article in Food and Wine about Melrose Market, including a mention of Mint and Marigold, the florist behind our Notes from a Flower Farm column.

-Preserving the views at Hudson Valley's Olana, the home of Frederic Church. [New York Times]