Maria Sibylla Merian, today's Google Doodle, was a naturalist, entomologist, botanical illustrator, and importantly, a mother of two. Ms. Merian took her daughters into nature with her and their collective work was featured in an art show.
Now that Colombia has boosted security in Las Orquídeas National Park, ecological researchers are able to investigate a region that could be more diverse than the Amazon.
Leave It Better has found a way to get kids excited about eating fresh vegetables by teaching them to grow the produce they eat themselves.
A new world record for the heaviest pumpkin was set earlier this month. Can any gardener grow an 1,800-pound pumpkin? If so, how?
'Losing Paradise,' a new botanical art exhibition of 44 rare species, illustrates the art form's enduring value – even in this age of digital.
The malodorous Indonesian Titan Arum, or 'corpse flower,' at the Western Illinois University Botany Greenhouse, has finally bloomed, prompting both delight and revulsion.
Good news for fans of the smelly titan arum or the 'corpse flower' as it is better known. It is set to bloom later this week.
The American landscape is becoming less American as plants from Europe and Asia invade open spaces, crowding out native species and lessening the nation's biological diversity.
A new website provides a virtual view of a New York Botanical Garden installation being designed by landscaping surperstars Piet Oudolf and Jacqueline van der Kloet.