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Proper drainage is the key to keeping houseplants alive. These tricks can help.
You might have a pot that you love, but your plant has to love it too.
We now have proof that plants can grow in moon dirt
In a first-of-a-kind experiment, researchers successfully germinated seeds in lunar soil from the Apollo missions.
A close look at amber fossils that have stuck through the ages
Like archival animation cels, the most rarefied amber specimens reveal stories frozen in time.
Cities are letting plants go wild for ‘No Mow May’
Has your town or city joined the movement?
Learn how to spot a healthy houseplant in the store
Here’s how to check your houseplants to be sure they are healthy and insect-free before you buy.
The planet needs its peat moss. Use these gardening alternatives instead.
Local compost is less sexy, but it's better for the planet.
A greener Arctic is not a climate change solution
More plants doesn't always mean increased carbon sequestration.
Classic Mexican art stood the test of time with the help of this secret ingredient
A mysterious plant-based oil could help art conservators restore the shine to centuries-old masterpieces.
What to consider before ripping out your lawn
It's best to have a plan before you do major landscaping.
4 easy-to-forage plants you can harvest to make your own tea
The best brews are all around you.