Latest from Adrian Higgins

Should we worry that this shift is an indicator of destructive climate change or should we revel in its bounty? The answer is yes, to both.

  • Jan 16, 2019

These fascinating plants can be sublimely meditative, something Japanese gardeners figured out a long time ago. But it takes effort to keep them looking good.

  • Jan 9, 2019

Washington is a town of transplants, full of people yearning for childhood trees that they cannot grow, whether the North American paper birch or the European silver birch. But there are other options.

  • Jan 2, 2019

His work delighted gardeners and brides around the world.

  • Dec 21, 2018

Dealing with a waterlogged site can be backbreaking work. Try to swap in plants that will take dense, poor soil and periods of inundation.

  • Dec 19, 2018

Infected decorations could spread to boxwoods in the garden and wreak havoc there.

  • Dec 12, 2018

Discover the treasures and artworks at the Smithsonian and beyond.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Chris Woods’s book “Gardenlust” highlights new botanical wonders from Florida to Dubai.

  • Dec 4, 2018

What makes Joan O’Rourke’s gift unusual: It supports a piece of infrastructure most visitors will never see. But they will benefit from it.

  • Nov 21, 2018

Adrian Higgins took questions on gardening.

  • Nov 8, 2018
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