Author Archives: Sean Heffernan

History of a Green Thumb: The Hanging Gardens

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Did the Hanging Gardens of Babylon contain the original vertical gardens? Take a look back at the ancient wonder and how it relates to green design today.

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Video: Tips on Building a Tropical Landscape

Love tropical foliage? Plant design expert, Chris Karl, shares his advice on how to build a tropical landscape in your yard and garden.

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Plants May Be Slowing Global Warming

Plants May Reduce Global Warming

A group of researchers from IIASA and the University of Helsinki have published findings that show that plants release gases that mitigate global warming.

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Video: Potted Plants For Patios

Pick up some useful tips from professional design expert, Janice Nath, on how to decorate your patio with potted plants.

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Greenify Your Office On Earth Day With Plants

Greenify Your Office on Earth Day with Plants

Celebrate Earth Day by adding a new friend to your desk at work – a plant! Office plants clean the air and connect you to the revitalizing powers of nature.

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