Displaying all articles tagged:


  1. plants
    How to Become a Plant Person When You’re LazyDo you need a plant consultant in your life?
  2. fan mail
    I Know About Plants NowIn praise of iNaturalist, the app that introduced me to my neighbors (plants).
  3. deal of the day
    One of Our Favorite Less-Obvious Plants (That’s Easy to Care for) Is on SaleIt looks like a mini–palm tree.
  4. so fresh and so green
    This Shower Hack Really WorksHow to make your shower look and smell better in a few easy step.
  5. insider goods
    What to Buy to Look Like: A PlantfluencerNot just any grow light will do.
  6. plant week
    The Most Underexposed and Underrated Plants, According to ExpertsBecause everybody already has a Monstera.
  7. recommended by experts
    The Best Potting Soil for Every Type of Plant, According to ExpertsPlus what you can add to it to help your plant thrive.
  8. science of us
    My Tiny Green Servants Aren’t Even Doing Their One Job?Houseplants don’t meaningfully clean the air.
  9. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Not Kill Your Orchid, According to ExpertsForget everything you’ve heard about ice cubes.
  10. space
    Like Many Plants in My Apartment, the First Plant to Grow on the Moon Has DiedI relate to the moon scientists.
  11. the beauty of it all
    The Herbalist Who Believes in Ear MassagesTalking to Barbara Close, founder of Naturopathica.
  12. year in review
    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Was a (Now 4-Foot) Fiddle-Leaf Fig From AmazonThe fiddle-leaf fig might be the avocado toast of house plants, but still, there’s no denying its charm.
  13. plant person
    I Wish I Were My Snake PlantIt’s gritty, tolerant, and composed.
  14. deal of the day
    This Not-Yet-Ubiquitous Rubber Plant Is 40 Percent Off TodayIt might just be the next fiddle-leaf fig.
  15. recommended by experts
    The Best Low-Light Plants for Office Cubicles, According to ExpertsWe spoke with horticulturalists and plant experts to find six low-light plants that can survive in the extreme environment of office cubicles.
  16. science of us
    Just What We Need — a Pretty New Plant Trying to Blind UsPerfect.
  17. painless shopping
    The Best-Looking Artificial Plants, Trees, and FlowersThey’re fake, yet they’re spectacular.
  18. painless shopping
    The Best Pots and Planters on Amazon for Your New Amazon PlantMake your houseplants feel at home.
  19. painless shopping
    I Bought a Fiddle-leaf Fig From the New Amazon Plants Store“It was just about as seamless a transaction as I could’ve hoped for — as easy and hassle-free as buying a toothbrush.”
  20. best bets
    A New Meditation Bus, Translucent Teapots, and a Fashionable Plant ShopWhat’s new in New York stores.
  21. design hunting
    12 Designers on the One Item That Makes Every Space Look Better“Trash bins are so underrated.”
  22. ask the experts
    How to Use Plants to Make Your Tiny Apartment Seem BiggerAnd more expert advice from landscape designer Lily Kwong.
  23. recommended by experts
    Everything to Keep Your (Surprisingly Finicky) Cactus AliveThe expert-recommended pot, soil, fertilizer, and moisture meter for your sensitive succulent.
  24. Why Can’t I Keep a Plant Alive?Confessions from a deranged horticultural journey.
  25. Maybe Plants Remember Stuff“Overnight, they turn back to where the sun will be in the morning! They seem to encode, store, and retrieve that information.”
  26. This Self-Watering Flowerpot Tips Over When It Needs a RefillHouseplants are now safe from negligence — and long vacations.
  27. Flower That Smells Like ‘Rotting Flesh’ to BloomIt was once the official flower of the borough.
  28. Microsoft May Have Found a Way to Let You Talk With Your Plants And they can even talk back (sort of).
  29. trends
    Kill Your SucculentsA dissenting opinion.
  30. nature
    Honeybees Had a Pretty Awful YearBeekeepers reported losing about 42 percent of their colonies in the past year. 
  31. Jessica Alba Needs Those Succulents, Thanks“We needed something alive.”
  32. holiday gift guide 2014
    Deck the Halls: 49 Gifts for the Home to Give This SeasonBeyoncé’s stand mixer, no-pollen bouquets, a deconstructed pitcher, and more.
  33. best bet
    A Conversation-Starting Houseplant That Adds a Bohemian TouchForget the fern and the ficus.
  34. season's giftings
    How to Say ‘Thank You’ Like a Fashion PersonShower your hosts with flowers, massages, and weird plants.
  35. hazardous herbs
    Shady Drugs Found in Shady Diet DrugsDiet supplements contain amphetamine-like substances, scientists say.
  36. nature's pepper spray
    Eye-Burning Plants the Latest Threat to New Yorkers“If you think you have giant hogweed on your property, do NOT touch it.”
  37. design hunting
    A New Old Building, Anthropologie’s Happy Spring, and MoreNow in Nolita: total dream apartments!
  38. tube junkie
    World’s First Porno for Plants Not Nearly As Hot As It Could Have BeenArtist Jonathan Keats’s Cinema Botanica is, he claims, the world’s first porno film for plants and features “explicit acts of cross pollination.”
  39. At the Greenmarket
    Union Square Bursts Into BloomFarmers are just now planting seed; if storage potatoes and onions don’t scratch your spring foraging itch, greenhouse greens and a profusion of flowering plants, budding fruit-tree branches, cut flowers, and potted herbs should do it. We’ll be keeping tabs on seasonal foods at the gourmet markets until local produce is going strong.