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Designing With Conifers: Personality and Form in the Garden

Many of us have fond childhood memories of running through forests or parks, dwarfed by the large trees that towered overhead. Even as adults, if we …

Lay of the Landscape: 12 Elements of Provence Garden Style

The mild climate of the Provence region, in southeast France, allows residents to enjoy outdoor living nearly all year round. Provence gardens are …

Landscaping

Designing With Conifers: Exploring Color

Conifers are the workhorses and problem solvers of garden design. Much more colorful and varied than the Christmas trees that spring to mind, …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

America the Relatively Beautiful

The global elites who congregate each year in Davos, Switzerland, are hardly representative of humanity, but you can still learn a lot at the annual …

¿Qué pasaría si los humanos desapareciéramos de repente del planeta?

Es común que en la ficción se explote la idea de la desaparición de los seres humanos. Pero, ¿qué pasaría realmente si un día la humanidad …

How Optimism Strengthens Economies

As Americans size up a new year, optimism appears to be in short supply. Despite strong economic growth and a falling unemployment rate, gloom about …