3 Homes with a Modern Botanical Vibe

When designing contemporary homes, the result can sometimes come off as a little synthetic-a million miles away from our natural roots. Modern interior design focuses on clean lines, edging toward a minimalistic aesthetic, so our dear old house plants get left out in the cold. Health benefits from spending time in nature are obvious. We’re…

November Garden Chores

NATIONAL LEAF MONTH: That’s what I’d declare it if I were in charge of such things. November is nonstop leaves here, and a good rake is my constant companion. But how much leaf cleanup to do, and how much to let lie in the name of the greater environmental good?Whatever tool you choose—leaf blower, anyone?—and…