Art from our contributors on display (above, Mint and Marigold's poppy artwork in Chester, Connecticut) and for sale, the link between income and trees, a vegetable police lineup, a Q&A about moths, a woman who loves weeds, the story behind America's other Audubon, and more.
Dame Helen Mirren gets a new carnivorous plant named after her (left); First Lady Michelle Obama publishes her book about the White House Garden, American Grown; how to care for plants that have bloomed early this year; DIY sprouting jar; interview with the Moonrise Kingdom set designer; dyeing with plants from the new site Gardenista; and more!
A garden shed compeition (including an entire category devoted to Tardis-inspired sheds), why trees matter, Earth Day, new blogs from Wired and One Kings Lane, orchid show in Houston, DIY Saturdays at CB2, and a Savage Love column for insects.
Pop-up flower stores from some of the hippest and coolest florists around the country at West Elm stores, starting in late April; GD contributor Amy Merrick writes about deciding to move her flower business out of her apartment; and this weekend, Rodale's Tulip Festival, with U-pick bouquets, and tulip tastings!
Thierry Boutemy creates huge cherry tree branch arches for the front of New York City's Zara flagship (above), Cornell's corpse plant gets a live cam, a pollination video, how to grow carrots, and an entire episode of The Story is dedicated to botanical news.
The new USDA zone map, a summary of the case of Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association, et al. v. Monsanto (opening arguments started today), a map of every tree in the U.S., a call for submissions for the Venice Architecture Biennale, AIDS memorial, a new garden writer publication, and more!