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Begonia have tropical and subtropical origins and are known for their asymmetrical leaf shapes. Read on to learn more about these plants that are best kept indoors or in shady summer beds.
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Photos from Heather Lenkin's tour of the Netherlands and France.
Netherlands-based artist Anne ten Donkelaar designs shadow-boxed collages of intricate floralscapes with roots that dangle and succulents that grow upside down. Layering natural objects and paper bits—magazine cutouts, dried flowers and leaves, pressed paper, and illustrations—she builds landscapes that float like a surrealist's garden.
Related Topics: Ideas | art & botany | collage | Flowers | paper | shadow box
Big, black, star-shaped, textured leaves with a red reverse on this Terra Nova introduction give it high drama in the shade garden in summer and in a container in a bright room. Pink flowers chase away winter doldrums. It's hardy in Zones 10-11.
A hybrid between Aloe and close kin Gasteria, this retro succulent from Proven Winners is multipurpose indeed-a perennial in Zones 8-11, an annual in cooler zones and a great houseplant everywhere. Rosettes of red-tinged, narrow leaves are crowned by orange flowers in winter and spring.
The author of Wicked Plants identifies the biggest villains
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Find flowers that have been raised organically or by farms that practice sustainable methods
Landscape architect Heather Lenkin showcases her guiding belief in balanced, integrated living and design in this Pasadena, California, Indian-inspired hilltop garden
Magazine collects five awards at the 2008 San Francisco Flower and Garden Show
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Tara Heibel's Sprout Home garden stores are full of fresh-cut flower arrangements
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