Featured in horticulture
Houseplants purify air, but not as much as you’d think
Opening up a window might be more helpful in regulating air quality, depending on where you live.
The bizarre botany that makes corn a fruit, a grain, and also (kind of) a vegetable
Really this says more about how strange the category "vegetable" is than about corn itself.
Gifts to help your friends keep their new plants alive
For blossoming plant parents everywhere.
Your Christmas tree’s environmental impact has nothing to do with whether it’s real or fake
Don’t stress about what kind you buy—stress about what you do about it after the holidays.
Want to grow a record-breaking tomato? Crush the competition with these six juicy tips.
Get ready for the big one.
What is the difference between a tree and a shrub?
Choose your fighter: tree or shrub.
What To Drink While You Wait For Perennial Grains To Revolutionize Agriculture
Foods that don't need to be replanted every year would be a boon for the environment. But when will they arrive?
Bringing Vegetables To Life With Augmented Reality
Teach kids to eat smart with a smartphone
Tomato Genome Decoded, Will Seed Development of Tastier, Fleshier Fruits
A relatively small cluster of genetic information, some of it dating to 60 million years ago, endows the staple fruit...
Suntory Creates Mythical Blue (Or, Um, Lavender-ish) Rose
In literature and folklore (and video games, sometimes), the blue rose signifies the impossible, or mystery, or the unquenchable. It’s...