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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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History of a Green Thumb: Frederick Law Olmsted

History of a Green Thumb: Frederick Law Olmsted

Greener on the Inside chronicles the life and times of famed landscape designer, Frederick Law Olmsted as a part of the blog’s History of a Green Thumb series.

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