Plants & Flowers News
- The Kabul Bureau’s Accidental Gardener
The garden is not often the first thing on our minds, as we cover Afghanistan’s long war. I didn’t notice what was going on until I looked out the window in front of my desk on the second floor and sa …
- How Climate Change May Affect the Plants in Your Yard
As temperatures warm across America, gardeners and growers are seeing flowers, shrubs, and trees shifting northward.
- ‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep Up
Worms are wriggling into Earth’s northernmost forests, creating major unknowns for climate-change models.
- These Flowers Have Been Growing for 103 Years
M & S Schmalberg is trying to hold on to the craft it has perfected for more than a century: making silk flora for fashion brands.
- You Call That a Vase?
Containers for blooms can stretch the imaginations of designers and florists alike.
- Four Design Books to Spruce Up Your Home
Read these standouts from the season’s crop of volumes about greenery and flora. For example, covering your shelves with golden pothos plants can give a woodsy feel indoors.
- In London, Communal Garden Is Just for You (and a Few Neighbors)
Green spaces limited to the surrounding residents provide some peace, and a boost in property value, in the busy city.
- Will Selfies Save the Flower District?
Trendy hotels and boutiques have cropped up recently, resulting in higher rents, but also more foot traffic.
- Chasing Rembrandt’s Tulips on Two Wheels
On a bike you can immerse yourself in the sights and smells of a world of blooms in the gardens and fields near the Dutch city of Leiden.
- Watch a Flower That Seems to Remember When Pollinators Will Come Calling
A colorful Peruvian plant dispenses its pollen according to a savvy, memory-based system, new research suggests.