plants
Fun
11 Adorable Planters to Bring Life to Your Home
Accessorize your plants.... READ ON
Travel
Take a Virtual Walk Through Japan's Otherworldly Wisteria Tunnels
The Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan, is home to 150 plants and 20 different species of the flowering vine.... READ ON
List
11 Plants That Look Like Animals
Some species have evolved to look like an entirely different type of living creature.... READ ON
Fun
Plush Cacti Are Actually Socks in Disguise
Plants you can wear.... READ ON
List
10 Crazy Creations of “Plant Wizard” Luther Burbank
Even if you haven't heard of Luther Burbank, you've probably tasted his work.... READ ON
News
D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms Will Arrive Extra Early This Year
An unseasonably warm winter (what is seasonal anymore, anyway?) has forced organizers to start the capital’s beloved annual Cherry Blossom Festival one week early.... READ ON
Architecture
A 'Vertical Forest' Is Coming to China
The towers will act as more than just a pretty facade; they'll absorb 25 tons of CO2 per year and emit about 132 pounds of oxygen per day.... READ ON
Science
The Global Biodiversity Atlas Reveals the Secrets of Soil
There’s a lot of life under our feet—and now we can appreciate that more than ever.... READ ON
History
The 392-Year-Old Bonsai That Survived Hiroshima
It eventually made its way to Washington, D.C.... READ ON
Science
Plants Tailor Their Chemical Weapons to Match Their Opponent
Researchers say field mustard plants can identify their attackers and select offensive gases accordingly.... READ ON
Technology
New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours
The creators of the Zera Food Recycler want to turn composting into a hands-free activity.... READ ON
List
8 of Nature's Smelliest Plants
Fish, feces, and vomit, oh my!... READ ON
Weather
Famous Giant Sequoia Topples in California Storm
The giant tree had a tunnel big enough to drive through.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Is Holly a Symbol of Christmas?
The fact that it’s alive is a big point in its favor.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Are Poinsettias Associated with Christmas?
Short answer: Bob Hope and brilliant marketing.... READ ON
Fun
These Clever Jewels Help You Become a Walking Garden
Customizable jewelry for nature lovers.... READ ON

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