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An 800-year old cypress tree grows in the cloister of a hilltop Franciscan convent in Italy; legend says that Saint Francis planted the tree from his own walking staff. 
On the Caribbean island of Nevis, the diverse styles of artists Helen and Brice Marden and landscape architect Raymond Jungles yield a singular vision.
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A gallery of photographs of artists Helen and Brice Marden's inn in Nevis, in the Caribbean, with gardens designed by Raymond Jungles, including close-up of many of the tropical plants on the property.
It is believed that Hippocrates taught under the canopy of a plane tree on a Greek island. Today, a descendent of that tree is hollowed and hallowed and its cuttings and seeds have been grown throughout the world.

 

Katherine Anderson, our flower columnist, visited Morocco for her 40th birthday and shares with us her beautiful photographs of the colors and landscape that she saw on her trip, as well as three flower arrangements that she created using Morocco as inspiration.
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My snapshots from Paris! A peek at the flower market, various florists and their bouquets, the flea market, and more!
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The first trees were just planted in Beacon Food Forest, a forager-friendly garden in Seattle. With a projected seven acres of fruits, nuts, and vegetables, it will be the nation's largest public edible landscape. 
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We visit the original High Line—Paris's Promenade plantée—and report on how the first garden-built-on-an-abandoned-railway compares to New York's elevated garden. 
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The hills of Japan's Hitachi Flower Park blossom bright with about 30,000 bushes of Kochia, a bush whose leaves and stems turn red in October. A couple million light pink and white cosmos bloom alongside in the park's 153 hectacres. 
If you're the type of person to travel the world for its flora, grab your favorite Indian Ocean field guide and head to Socotra, a remote island that is home to the legendary dragon's blood tree. 

 

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