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Britain’s Michael Heseltine on the thrill of a horticultural journey.
In Philadelphia, the soothing influence of Dutch gardeners.
Mara Menahan’s year-and-a-half stint as the garden’s in-house botanical illustrator brought her into close contact with an extraordinary range of plants and blooms.
Smithsonian Channel show celebrates a “rebel in petticoats” whose botanical quests fed an awareness of the evolutionary connections between plants and animals.
Centuries-old specimens find a home, and a purpose, at the Smithsonian’s National Herbarium.
It’s fully reasonable to think we are going to have one of the earliest appearances in history of the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms. And they’re not the only precocious plants out there.
You’ll want to choose the right pot, avoid overwatering and replenish the soil annually.
Today, there are only four living trees from the first president’s time at Mount Vernon. Joel King is on a mission to propagate them.
The president’s estate maintains his beautiful gardens and farm, despite milder winters.
Adrian Higgins took questions on gardening.