Topic: The New York Botanical Garden
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.
08/26/2011 01:23 pm
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.
07/25/2011 01:37 pm
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?
10/20/2010 06:15 pm
'Losing Paradise,' a new botanical art exhibition of 44 rare species, illustrates the art form's enduring value – even in this age of digital.
09/02/2010 12:13 pm
The malodorous Indonesian Titan Arum, or 'corpse flower,' at the Western Illinois University Botany Greenhouse, has finally bloomed, prompting both delight and revulsion.
05/08/2010 10:23 am
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.
04/27/2010 12:55 pm
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.
04/15/2010 09:35 am
The Buck rose is hardy and beautiful. It's an easy-care rose that's proven to thrive in areas with hot summers.
04/02/2010 03:44 pm
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.
06/29/2009 01:00 am