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The horticulture industry’s age problem is bigger than you think

HERSHEY, Pa. — Nora Palmer is a gardener who toils happily in breezy Hershey Gardens, a playground of roses, herbs, old trees and leafy spaces that welcomes, among others, field-tripping grade-schoolers.<p>“I’ve just finished weeding and mulching here,” she says as she walks through a children’s …

Horticulture

Top 75 Landscape Architecture Blogs & Websites To Follow in 2018

Tel Aviv, Israel <b>About Blog</b> Landscape Architects Network is a website that reveals great outdoor spaces from around the world, looking at how people …

Landscape Architecture

Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

San Francisco

2015 Gardening Trend Predictions

Drumroll please! As we jump into a new year, it’s a North Coast Gardening tradition to take a wild and sometimes partially-accurate stab at guessing …

Gardening

Garden Folly at Quinta de Aveleda in the Vinho Verde Region of Portugal

In garden terminology, a "folly" is a decorative, non-functional, eccentric sculpture, and they dot the landscape of the gardens at Quinta de Aveleda, in the Vinho Verde region of Portugal. This particular folly is the Manueline Window, dating from the 16th century. King John IV was said to have …

Rosetta Spacecraft Suggests Asteroids, Not Comets, Birthed Earth's Oceans

Ice on comet 67P displays chemistry unlike seawater, the spacecraft circling overhead reveals.<p>Asteroids, not comets, likely delivered Earth's ancient oceans from space, concludes a Wednesday study from the Rosetta spacecraft, now in orbit around a comet that is a frozen relic from the dawn of the …

Designer Visit: The Black and Green Garden of Chris Moss

Designer Chris Moss has used his own garden in Stockwell, south London, as a mood board. A dark and bright combination works so well here that he …

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The Love Life of Plants

Of all the things I did when I visited Cornell University recently, I probably had the most fun brushing up on how plants have sex.<p>Cornell is one of …

Marc Andreessen on Why Optimism Is Always the Safest Bet

In Conversation Marc Andreessen<p>The Netscape creator turned Silicon Valley sage on why optimism is always the safest bet.<p>Photograph by Christopher …

A plantsman's vision: Piet Oudolf

The Dutch designer Piet Oudolf began his particular journey when he planted up his garden at Hummelo, in the Netherlands, in 1981. He missed spontaneity and wanted to create what he described as a "dream landscape" through combining plants naturalistically. Holland is an interesting place for this …

Garden Designers Roundtable

<i>Once you see the boundaries of your environment, they are no longer the boundaries of your environment.</i><p>~ Marshall McLuhan<p>Today on the Roundtable we …

Architect Visit: Olle Lundberg’s Scavenged and Salvaged Cabin

Back in 1996, San Francisco architect Olle Lundberg responded to a classified ad about a property in Cazadero, CA (population: 354). Little did he …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

5 Top Tools for DIY Landscaping Projects

Having the right tools can make all the difference, and the best selection of tools can make your home landscape design projects a breeze.<p>Having the right tools can make all the difference, and the best selection of tools can make your home landscape design projects a breeze.

Required Reading: The Stuff of Life

British stylist Hilary Robertson has spent many years in New York perfecting interiors for magazines, such as <i>Elle Decoration</i>, <i>Real Simple</i>, and <i>Town &</i> …

Hardscaping 101: Limestone Pavers

When the poet W. H. Auden tried to imagine paradise, he wrote, “What I see is a limestone landscape.” So do we. Or at least a limestone terrace.<p>Is …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church - Vatican News

07/07/2018<p>Pope Francis in Bari: ‘May the Middle East be an ark of peace, not war!’<p>07/07/2018<p>Pope condemns indifference, silence in the face of Middle …

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10 apps that make Chromebooks feel like a real desktop

Google Chromebooks are growing in popularity, but the experience can feel foreign to some. Here are some apps to make it feel like home for desktop …

Loving Vincent: The First Feature-Length Painted Animation Will Explore the Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh | Colossal

<p>Currently in production at Oscar-winning studio BreakThru Films, Loving Vincent will be the first feature-length animated film made solely through …

43 Awesome Garden Stone Paths

Stones paths in a garden are amazing because they look very natural and simple, and that’s why it’s the best variant in case you have a Japanese or …

Meet the Entrepreneurs Trying to Shake Up Manufacturing

Tech-savvy entrepreneurs like these guys are using new tools to build drones, iPad covers, advanced sensors, and more.<p>Tech-savvy entrepreneurs like these guys are using new tools to build drones, iPad covers, advanced sensors, and more.