The aloe family (Aloe spp.) contains more than 400 species, the most well-known of which is aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis), noted for its ability to soothe dry or sunburned skin. Many aloes grow well in
You might think of bugs as pests to be avoided. Not so, says Lisa Lee Benjamin, founder of Urban Hedgerow, an artists' collaborative based in San Francisco that's working to increase appreciation for animals,
As the botanical information consultant at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden, Frank McDonough says it's his job to introduce people to a variety of plants and solve their gardening dilemmas.
An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when. When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in city