link roundup

Links We Love 11/13/2012

November 13, 2012
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A balloon bridge, DIY gold planters, tropical fruits in the Golden State, beeswax and graphite drawings, and more in today’s Links We Love.

Links We Love, 12/7/2011

December 07, 2011
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-Bikers wearing helmets planted with trees race on through the streets of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, paying homage to their green city. [Pruned]

Links We Love 3/6/11

April 06, 2011
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-Miracle Grow: Scientists at Harvard mark lily petals and create a time-lapse film of the flower unfurling, learning that the edges of the flower grow faster than their centers. [BBC]

-From Farm to Table: Michelle Obama is writing a gardening book and cookbook. [Eater]

Snowdrop Mania Links

March 16, 2011
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After I read our snowdrop article in our March issue, I was fascinated by the passion of the snowdrop collectors. I wanted to read more about these galanthophiles and I've compiled a list of recent online articles about snowdrop collectors. Unsurprisingly, many of the articles are from the British press, where snowdrop mania is almost a national craze.

By the way, now is the time to buy and plant snowdrops, so if you can track some down, go forth and plant.

Links We Love

February 09, 2011
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Beautiful seed packets from the Hudson Valley have lovely packages designed by New York artists. (This seed packet's illustration is by Jenny Lee Fowler, an artist who cuts silhouettes out of leaves—check out her site.) (via A Way to Garden)

Links We Love

February 01, 2011
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Here are some links from around the web that caught our eye in the past few days:

- "A Month of Sunday Walks," artist Leanne Shapton's beautiful tree paintings in her new series for the New York Times. (registration required)

Links We Love, 2/14/2012

February 14, 2008
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- Until February 19, Klara Lidén's art exhibit "Pretty Vacant" (above) is on display at Reena Spauldings Fine Art Gallery in New York. The artwork is made up of a room filled with discarded Christmas trees. [artnet.com]