So you’ve done your research, read all the ingredients – everything is USDA organic, GMO free, and plant based in your diet, beauty routine, cleaning closet – whatever. Your life style is totally green, right? Not exactly.
Every year the New York Botanical Garden plays host to a gallery of enchanting epiphytes and other flowering tropical flora.
Oils are used in many beauty products from facial moisturizers to botanical perfumes and body scrubs – but they’re not all created equal.
While many birds survive and thrive in the city, it’s full of man-made hazards evolution didn’t prepare them for – and when they get hurt, if they’re lucky this is where the wind up.
Cold and flu season is here – and if you’re spending as much time in proximity to other people in their germs as most people in city do you need all the help you can get. Continue reading “Field Notes: Herbs for Cold and Flu Season”
If you’re a plant lover and you’re ever in London, this stunning indoor garden with a gorgeous view of the city should be on your itinerary.
Just because you live in the city there’s no reason not to know your plant neighbors – in fact, there may be more resources to do so here than anywhere else.
Continue reading “Field Notes: Learning Plants and Trees in New York City”