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The New Natural Habitat: How Biophilia and WELL are Changing the Way We Work

man sun business suit nature landscape

For hundreds of thousands of years, man roamed the grassy plains, the dense forests, and the rugged mountains of the world as nomadic peoples, steeped in the natural world and beholden to it for their own survival. They followed the great herds as they traversed some of the most breathtaking and serene landscapes of the [...]

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Botany Gone Bad: The History of the Deadly Nightshade Plant

Deadly Nightshade berries closeup.

In the spirit of Halloween, Greener on the Inside takes a look at Deadly Nightshade – a historically deadly plant.

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History of a Green Thumb: André Le Nôtre

André Le Nôtre was one of history’s foremost landscape designers and helped design some of the world’s most famous gardens, including the gardens at Chateau de Versailles.

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History of a Green Thumb: Fletcher Steele

Greener on the Inside’s History of a Green Thumb series profiles Fletcher Steele in June, recalling the life and times of one of America’s greatest landscape designers.

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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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