Garden Design

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

White Forest Tower in Paris Will Fight Climate Change With 2000 Plants – Futurism

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

For Wine Grape Season, a Canarsie Garden Center Has the Goods – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Domenico Buonocore spit the skin of a red grape to the floor, where it joined the ones scattered across the concrete at Brooklyn Plantology by Lapide, a garden center in Canarsie. The smattering of slimy husks is a common sight underfoot in the fall, when the Lapides offer wine grapes shipped in from California. After sampling for sweetness — and conferring with his daughter and son-in-law — Mr. Buonocore, 82,…

3 Extraordinary Garden Townhouses Hit Paris Market – Forbes

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Courtesy of Emile Garcin $23.5 million townhouse on Rue de Crillon in Paris’ Le Marais district. The crowded City of Lights also has a privé side—in exclusive, secluded districts. There, magnificent mansions discreetly await a well-heeled suitor, just a stone’s throw from the tourists, the Seine and the Champs-Élysées. Courtesy of Emile Garcin Looks like spring in Paris, as garden mansions hit the market. With their serene floral gardens, meticulous…

Garden Club of Michigan hosts ‘A River Runs’ – Grosse Pointe News

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Garden Club of Michigan recently hosted “A River Runs ! A Garden Club of American Garden Show,” at The Rivers, Grosse Pointe Woods. The public was invited to attend the Oct. 19 show, which featured dozens of award-winning displays in floral design, horticulture, photography and botanical arts. The 106-year-old club has hosted shows since the 1930s, but more consistently since the ‘70s, and plans to continue its pattern of…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

Garden Club of Michigan hosts ‘A River Runs’ – Grosse Pointe News

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Garden Club of Michigan recently hosted “A River Runs ! A Garden Club of American Garden Show,” at The Rivers, Grosse Pointe Woods. The public was invited to attend the Oct. 19 show, which featured dozens of award-winning displays in floral design, horticulture, photography and botanical arts. The 106-year-old club has hosted shows since the 1930s, but more consistently since the ‘70s, and plans to continue its pattern of…

A German photographer’s heroic effort to give voice to the angst of sad office plants – Quartz

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Office plants get no love. It’s a sorry fact that German photographer Frederik Busch has had to contend with twice. First, Busch spent the last eight years taking photographs of wilting succulents, lonely cacti, and forgotten potted vines in various office environments. He laments how plants, which are brought in to “to bring a little ‘life’ between the stacks of files and the computer screens,” are often overlooked in busy…

Brighton Pavilion Garden and gasholder join at-risk heritage list – The Guardian

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The world’s oldest gasholder, an early Neolithic tomb and a London church linked to Charles Dickens are among historic sites on a new list of heritage considered to be at risk in England. Gasholder No 2, at Fulham gasworks in London, was built in 1830 in the pioneering days of the gas industry and is the last standing example of its kind. Groundbreaking in its day, and twice the size…

Returning to the Garden, Derek Stepan has a plan for ‘rough day’ – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Derek Stepan has a plan for Thursday. He’s just not sure he will follow it. He wants to keep the emotions off the ice when his new team meets his old team, his first time skating against guys he grew up playing with in the NHL, in the building he called home for seven years. He tried getting some of the uneasy feelings out of the way Wednesday when he…

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden hosts ‘A Polish Christmas with Marth Hall Kelly’ Dec. 10 – Torrington Register Citizen

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Caption Close BETHLEHEM — A special day celebrating the holidays and the work of social philanthropist Caroline Ferriday, the inspiration for New York Times bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly’s novel Lilac Girls, will be held Sunday, Dec. 10 at the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden. Experience “the Hay,” Caroline’s beloved Connecticut home, staged in the traditional Polish fashion and inspired by her house guests. Rooms will also sport beautiful arrangements by…

Returning to the Garden, Derek Stepan has a plan for ‘rough day’ – New York Post

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Derek Stepan has a plan for Thursday. He’s just not sure he will follow it. He wants to keep the emotions off the ice when his new team meets his old team, his first time skating against guys he grew up playing with in the NHL, in the building he called home for seven years. He tried getting some of the uneasy feelings out of the way Wednesday when he…

Fall’s in its glory at Bellevue Botanical Garden – Seattle Times

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The brightly colored autumn leaves at the Bellevue Botanical Garden are also the backdrop for the start of preparations for the 23rd annual Garden d’Lights show. Volunteers and staff will be busy over the next few weeks assembling and installing more than a half-million twinkling lights into shapes for the show, which opens Nov. 25 and runs in the winter evenings through Dec. 31. Tickets for the show are $5 per person,…

Absentee Landlord Threatens to Fence Off Harlem Community Garden – DNAinfo

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden View Full Caption HARLEM — The absentee landlord of two vacant lots on West 122nd Street wants to boot a 30-year-old community garden to cash in on the neighborhood’s booming real estate market. Three weeks ago, gardeners who spent years turning the abandoned, rat-infested lots into a bustling community garden were abruptly told to clear out. “Plans are being…

Troopers: 500 pot plants, 100 pounds of pot found in raid – Albany Times Union

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Caption Close Richard Lane Richard Lane Photo: New York State Police Edward Lane   Edward Lane   Photo: New York State Police Clayton Rockefeller Clayton Rockefeller Photo: New York State Police A State Police drug enforcement team recovered approximately 500 marijuana plants, 100 pounds of processed marijuana and seven rifles during a raid on two homes in Delaware County. On Oct. 18 police searched 5435 and 5186 Elk Creek Road…

Fall’s in its glory at Bellevue Botanical Garden – Seattle Times

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The brightly colored autumn leaves at the Bellevue Botanical Garden are also the backdrop for the start of preparations for the 23rd annual Garden d’Lights show. Volunteers and staff will be busy over the next few weeks assembling and installing more than a half-million twinkling lights into shapes for the show, which opens Nov. 25 and runs in the winter evenings through Dec. 31. Tickets for the show are $5 per person,…

Drought-tolerant flowers star in this colorful Paso Robles garden – The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Each spring everyone who drives by the corner of 21st and Vine streets in Paso Robles will catch a glimpse of DeLisa Harris’s garden. An explosion of brilliant oranges, deep purples, blushing blues and electric yellows spill out through the black wrought iron fence onto the sidewalk. The usually sparse strip of dirt where no one ever knows what to plant is filled with California poppies, calendula, larkspur and rosemary….

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