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Botanical Garden

In the Garden Again: Doing Good and Doing Well

Gregory Long | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Gregory Long

Boxwood and peonies and roses and laurel garlands were everywhere reflected in mirrored walls and tabletops. Waiters poured fine wine. Caviar was served. The dancing began.

PHOTOS: Amazing Orchids At U.S. Botanic Garden

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Botanic Garden, which sits at the foot of Capitol Hill, usually isn't high on the list of places to visit in the nation's capit...

Governors Island Is Nice, But Snug Harbor Is Magic

Pamela Newton | Posted 08.02.2011 | New York
Pamela Newton

Governors Island is indeed a welcome escape from the city. The problem, for me, is that I would have been much more enchanted with it if I hadn't already been to Snug Harbor.

Energy COOL: A Stroll in a Garden

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Increasingly around the globe, botanical gardens are taking a turn, a turn to educating forcefully the public about sustainable gardening practices and the interaction of plants/gardening and global warming.