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The uncomfortable truth in The Giving Tree

"Once there was a tree and she loved a boy." And so begins Shel Silverstein's <i>The Giving Tree</i>, the bestselling children's book that turns 50 this year …

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Chelsea 2014 Fresh Gardens

Fresh Gardens... for innovative and modern concepts in garden design... <br>Personally this is a section of the show that I have to quickly pre-condition …

Australian garden wins best in show at Hampton Court Palace

An Australian garden has triumphed at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, just a year after another Down Under-themed garden won at Chelsea<p>We tend to associate Australians with sun, surfing and throwing shrimps on the barbie, but they seem to be making a name for themselves in another field these …

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Milan Expo 2015: Vo Trong Nghia's Lotus-Inspired Vietnamese Pavilion

Vo Trong Nghia has unveiled designs for the Vietnamese pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo. Inspired by the lotus, the pavilion features a number of …

Garden design: it's not just about the plants

Pretty flowers there may be, but making a three-dimensional space that is both practical and beautiful is about so much more, argues Amanda Patton<p>If you were to meet a garden designer at a social function, I'd lay odds you would launch into a discussion of your gardening woes. I know we are …

Rock Garden Plantings

<b>Enhance your design with plants that thrive in harsh environments</b><p>Long a standard in the arid West and high-desert regions such as the Rockies, rock …

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Loosen Up that Landscape!

<b>An Earth Day Challenge to Gardeners and Designers</b><p><i>"Do gardens have to be so tame, so harnessed, so unfree? What's new about our New American Garden is</i> …

Required Reading: The Edible Balcony

I used to live in a basement flat near London’s King’s Cross, with a little courtyard. It was full of pots and was lovely really, except for two …

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Outdoor Decorating Ideas: Vertical Gardens and Hanging Gardens

Including vertical gardens into the patio decor is a trend we noticed, along with hanging gardens, in the recent additions to our Patio Style …

10 landscape design projects that turned neglected spaces into incredible parks

Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by …

Does Beauty Still Matter?

There was a time, not too long ago, when the quality of urban landscapes was determined by what they looked like and what it was like to be in them. …

Current Obsessions: Going Abroad

In a few weeks, half the Gardenista team will be on vacation overseas. And the other half? We’re traveling vicariously. Take a look at the …

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Redwood National Park, California: tall tales from the trees

The elk couldn’t have timed their entrance more perfectly. We had arrived at our cabin an hour earlier and, after our initial glee that it wasn’t the basic hut we had envisaged (plush bedrooms, a sofa, even a carpet), we were on the deck drinking a local merlot and contemplating what to barbecue …

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I Heart My National Park: Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

What Are the Best National Parks Without Waiting Lines?

<i>A:</i><p>Everyone has heard of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite—and for good reason. These national parks are American treasures. But their red ravines, spewing geysers, and endless valleys attract countless visitors, especially come summer. If you want a dose of natural beauty sans crazy …

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Designing community gardens

What role can garden designers play when it comes to community spaces, asks Darryl Moore<p>The Society of Garden Designers awards are the industry's equivalent of the Oscars, bestowing accolades upon the very best of UK garden design. This year the proceedings featured a stream of images of domestic …

The Greatness of Green | The Medieval Garden Enclosed | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Leila Osmani, a security guard who has worked at The Cloisters for six years, gazes out into Cuxa cloister garth garden in the morning before the …

The story behind Patrick Blanc vertical gardens at Sydney’s One Central Park

French botanist Patrick Blanc visited Sydney’s One Central Park on 7 July, discussing his realised world-first concept, the 116 metre vertical …

Why Nursing Homes Should Have Gardens

Researchers have found yet more evidence for the mental health benefits of greenery. A new study from the University of Exeter Medical School in the U.K. finds that gardens may provide therapeutic relief for dementia patients.<p>Published in the <i>Journal of the American Medical Directors Association</i>, …