The intricate tracery of Lindera tonkinensis leaf veins Photograph: Ben Ram
A small tree, beautiful flowers, colourful fruit, interesting bark, elegant foliage and excellent autumn colour. It all sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? I’m not referring to …
Botany Photo of the Day work-learn student Tamara Bonnemaison writes today’s entry:
As a child, I spent many winters traveling through central Mexico with my parents, who were enamoured with the stark landscapes of the southern Chihuahuan Desert. One of …
Depending on which entry is chosen, cultivated plantings give way to wild spaces or vise versa.
Now five years old, New York City’s High Line seems embedded in the public consciousness and is successful beyond anyone’s expectations. It’s a primary …
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Joyce H. Newman holds a Certificate in Horticulture from The New York Botanical Garden and has been a Tour Guide for over seven years. She is a blogger for Garden Variety News and the former editor of Consumer Reports GreenerChoices.org.…
Last week, a college biology professor in Ohio announced he had found evidence that the emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive insect decimating the continent’s ash trees, is also attacking white fringetrees (Chionanthus virginicus).
White fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus) in bloom…
Morning Eye Candy: Blooms Over Easy
These anemones look like fresh country fried eggs if you get close enough—or maybe it’s just a breakfast craving.
Anemone hybrida × ‘Honorine Joubert’ in Seasonal Walk – Photo by Amy Weiss
Another new writer today: Cora den Hartigh is a Botany Photo of the Day work-learn student. Like Tamara, Cora is joining us for at least the next six months. For her first entry, Cora writes:
Instead of land plants, here …