Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro, will travel to California this week on a US visa to attend a conference. But many Cuban scholars were denied entry, writes a guest blogger.
Alternative currencies keep resources and economic systems close to home and have both a trickle-down and a ripple-out effect.
Light up a woodland garden with this quartet of unusual shade-loving perennial plants.
A trip to the San Francisco Botanical Garden provides good examples for designing a successful Japanese garden.