July 4, 2019, 9am PDT
Many gardeners in Florida celebrated this week, as Senate Bill 82 went into effect, by planting fruits and vegetables in their yards, legally, whether their city liked it or not.
May 5, 2018, 5am PDT
A report from a coalition of nonprofits recommends, among other restrictions, allowing outdoor watering only twice per week.
May 27, 2016, 7am PDT
Fans of poetry and gardens will appreciate the effort to restore the historic home of Emily Dickinson—along with her cherished garden.
January 9, 2015, 11am PST
Successful Chicago urban agriculture projects on rooftop, in edible lawn, and at a school reviewed by resilience consultant Dave Hampton.
September 26, 2014, 12pm PDT
Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
June 14, 2012, 11am PDT
CityGardens is an award winning mobile app that can help tourists and residents find hidden parks and gardens in the middle of Paris.
May 11, 2012, 10am PDT
John Gallagher provides an update on the elements being considered for remaking the city's neighborhoods by Mayor Dave Bing's Detroit Works long-term planning team.
September 17, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>Grist</em> looks at the volunteer group in Portland that legally removes unnecessary pavement from places around the city and replaces it with gardens and green space.
April 29, 2010, 1pm PDT
Converting front lawns into edible gardens is becoming popular, but some neighbors only see ugliness and worry about their property values. Are we entering the age of Not In My Front Yard (NIMFY)?
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
March 21, 2010, 7am PDT
Activists have turned the site of a former inner-city freeway in San Francisco into a community garden.
January 4, 2010, 9am PST
Landscape designer Julie Moir Messervy collaborated with cellist Yo-Yo Ma to design a waterfront park in Toronto. Bach's First Suite for Unaccompanied Cello served as inspiration.
November 3, 2009, 10am PST
This piece from <em>The New York Times</em> looks at the role of private gardens and public-facing landscaping in the city of Baghdad.
October 20, 2009, 2pm PDT
That's Lynden Miller's motto, an artist and garden designer with a new book, <em>Parks, Plants, and People: Beautifying the Urban Landscape.</em> The Wall St. Journal has a profile.
July 20, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>The American Society of Landscape Architects has awarded the Lurie Garden in Chicago's Millennium Park with it's highest honor.</p>