Here are some of America’s greatest and most impassioned writers, taking a turn toward nature and recognizing the fragility of our situation on earth and the urgency of the search for a sustainable way of life.
by Andrea Heistinger Growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs from seed has many benefits for both the gardener and the planet.
Plant profiles include critical information on pollination, isolation distances, cultivation, harvest, storage, and pests and diseases.
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This art form originated in China and spread to Japan during antiquity, and then subsequently from Japan to the West in modern times, and throughout the world today.
Both penjing and bonsai are art forms that express the beauty of nature.
Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older.
Spanning from Antarctica to Greenland, the Mojave Desert to the Australian Outback, the result is a stunning and unique visual collection of ancient organisms unlike anything that has been created in the arts or sciences before, insightfully and accessibly narrated by Sussman along the way.
The oldest living things in the world are a record and celebration of the past, a call to action in the present, and a barometer of our future.Seed saving helps gardeners maintain important regional varieties that are well suited for specific conditions, encourages plant diversity, and helps promote plants with the best texture, flavor, and variety.is an authoritative guide from experts around the globe.Ries For centuries the practice of undertaking fieldwork and expeditions has been adopted as an essential part of research by scientists and scholars from diverse disciplines.As a method of collecting on-site data through observation, the practice is shared by disciplines ranging from biology and botany, through geology, geography, and archaeology to anthropology, linguistics, and folklore studies.by Zhao Qingquan Penjing is an exquisite Chinese traditional art.