Slapstick, sweat, sustenance, and science: we garden for food and for beauty—and beauty is more than just decor.
If you’re going to Palo Alto’s Arastradero Preserve, take I-280 to the Page Mill Road exit and plan to get lost a couple of times.
Botanists have an advantage over zoologists—their subjects sit still, more or less. They can’t hide, and they can’t run either.
IN AUGUST, BOTANISTS MET IN Uppsala to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Carolus Linnaeus’ publication of his first blockbuster, Species Plantarum.
Napa Valley is small and narrow, a geological wrinkle that both dictates and follows the course of a little river. Route 29 follows the river too, and traveling on it makes the valley seem even narrower.