When spring comes round again, let's all go to the Poison Garden

The saddest thing about it being winter is that the Alnwick Garden's Poison Garden is closed until spring. The good news is that we have time to put it on our vacation list. » 12/15/13 1:00pm 12/15/13 1:00pm

NASA plans to grow turnips and basil on the Moon

Will remembering to water the plants be just as difficult in space as it is on earth? We're about to find out. NASA has announced plans to plant the first garden on the moon in 2015 — and it might mean we're one small step closer to space-colonization. » 12/09/13 12:30pm 12/09/13 12:30pm

The World's Strangest and Most Magnificent Gardens

Landscape architects can be just as weird as building architects when it comes to their creations. Which is why these gardens are the living, growing embodiments of some pretty twisted imaginations. » 10/28/13 4:00pm 10/28/13 4:00pm

The world's most beautiful gardens are miracles of geoengineering

There are gardens and then there are carefully engineered masterpieces of plants, stones, and animals that fill acres of land with anthropogenic natural wonders. Humans don't always trash their ecosystems. Sometimes we reshape them into something amazing. Here are some of the most incredible examples of landscape… » 11/16/12 4:30pm 11/16/12 4:30pm

The story of the woman who discovered new species in her garden

A nearly four-decade-long biology project conducted in a woman's garden revealed four separate species of insects previously unknown to science. Seemingly, all you need to discover a new species is a bit of land, some traps, and a lot of patience. » 9/17/11 11:55am 9/17/11 11:55am

The hanging gardens of the future, 1000 feet in the sky

This isn't the legendary atmospheric jellyfish. No, this is a concept sketch of the "Migrating Floating Gardens" by Rael San Fratello Architects. These photovoltaic flying gardens hover over cities and aggregate in areas in need of greening. » 8/09/10 8:45am 8/09/10 8:45am

Singpore Plans its Own Version of Pandora on Earth

So far you can only visit Pandora in the movies, but Singapore's planned Marina South Gardens project will combine its own man-made and natural wonders — with lush, vertical gardens scaling gigantic artificial solar trees. » 12/21/09 3:20pm 12/21/09 3:20pm