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Lotus Blooming at Lewis Ginter Botanic Garden – Time Lapse

RICHMOND, VA Please enjoy this time lapse movie of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s lotus blooming, shot in June of 2009. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is in Richmond, VA, just off of interstate 95. The lotus typically bloom in late June and early July –but there is always something fabulous to see at Lewis Ginter.

Wildlife, Waterwise Garden with Annie Gillespie and Rachael Beavers Designers

AUSTIN, TX, from Central Texas Gardener  When Sandi and Bob Tomlinson designed their 5-Star Austin Energy Green Build home, they wanted to live outside, too. For gardens that equally respect resources, from the beginning they worked with designer Annie Gillespie and associate Rachael Beavers. First on Annie’s list: water retention and control, including a wide …Read more »

Garden-Based Learning at Walter Bracken STEAM Academy

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Video about the Walter Bracken STEAM Academy.  Published on Feb 18, 2016: “From fairy gardens to garden towers, Walter Bracken STEAM Academy transformed its school grounds into a student-centered, garden-learning wonderland.”

Tony Avent: Plant Hunter

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA PlantPop takes a trip to Raleigh, NC to visit Tony Avent, proprietor of Juniper Level Botanical Garden and Plant Delights Nursery. Tony has traveled the world many times over to find plants to add to his growing collection.

Oudolf Perennial Meadow in Somerset

SOMERSET, ENGLAND: Hauser & Wirth Somerset is a pioneering world-class gallery and multi-purpose arts centre. A landscaped garden, designed for the gallery by internationally renowned landscape architect Piet Oudolf, includes a 1.5 acre perennial meadow, which sits behind the gallery buildings. OPENING HOURS Hauser & Wirth Somerset is open Tuesday – Sunday (Closed Mondays except …Read more »

Welcome to Katrina’s Garden

GREENBELT, MARYLAND Video by Susan Harris. Music by Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes, whose frontman Ed Crowley is a long-time Greenbelter. Garden and narration by Katrina Boverman, who writes: FRONT GARDEN When I moved to my home in 1987 the front yard had an adorable sugar maple tree and a barely limping along spread of …Read more »

San Antonio Children’s Garden

SAN ANTONIO, TX Script: The San Antonio Botanical Gardens is known for showing of exotic plant life — like orchids and colorful roses. But in rear of the Botanical center more mundane plants are grown — back at the Children’s Vegetable Garden. Every Saturday morning children like nine-year old Ben Wenzel show up with their parents …Read more »

Design Small, Easy Back Yard by Terry Ryan

TORONTO, ONTARIO Designer Terry Ryan of Cubic Yard Design shares a lush, downtown-Toronto backyard project. See how he maximized square footage to include zones for lounging, sunning and dining, incorporating plenty of greenery and a large existing crab tree.

Common Good City Farm Trailer

WASHINGTON, D.C. Common Good City Farm in Washington, DC’s LeDroit Park is DC Farm-to-School Approved! DC Greens encourages District teachers to engage their students in farm-based learning. To aid in their search for programs that provide a rich educational experience we have developed an assessment tool – the DC Farm to School Stamp of Approval …Read more »

Starting Over Creative

LYTTON SPRINGS, TX From Central Texas Gardener When Alicia and Joe Thornton bought land in Lytton Springs, they restored the grounds and pond for wildlife. While building charming spaces, chicken coop and vignettes from scavenged finds, they started a new business, ArtisansbyDesignTX. From reclaimed and salvaged materials, they craft beautiful custom-designed furniture and artwork. Their …Read more »

Aerial Tour of Succulent Garden

FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA From Debra Lee Baldwin: “Enjoy a bird’s-eye look at Jeanne Meadow’s world-class succulent garden in Fallbrook, CA. Drone cinematography, production and editing by Kyle Short.”

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens – Aerial!

FT. BRAGG, CALIFORNIA See this 47-acre garden stretching from Highway 1 to the Pacific Ocean with rhododendrons, roses, heaths and heathers, begonias, succulents and more. Learn more at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens website.