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Washington: The Ideal Place to Grow Older

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In Washington, community villages are thriving as initiatives like Age-Friendly DC make it easier for older adults to live, work and play in the city. Powered by WPeMatico


JetBlue’s Airport Farm Adds a Touch of Green to J.F.K.

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The project — replete with 26 varieties of plants, including kale, dill and oregano — is an illustration of airports’ efforts to infuse natural elements into their sites.


Adam Purple, Eccentric Environmentalist and Gardener in New York, Dies at 84

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Mr. Purple, whose real name was David Wilkie, was a familiar presence for decades on the streets of the Lower East Side, who spoke passionately about recycling and protecting the earth.


The Chickadee’s Guide to Gardening

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Admire plants for what they do. Not for what they look like. Powered by WPeMatico


In St. Louis, an Urban Farmer Uses a Rooftop and Food to Spur Renewal

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An architect has led an effort to dump some 40 tons of dirt on the roof of a two-story building and grow organic vegetables.


Setting the Table for Migrating Monarch Butterflies

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Property owners can help provide migrating and struggling monarch butterflies with a milkweed buffet and then map the insects’ arrival. Powered by WPeMatico


One Woman’s Pipe Dream

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Transforming an awkward corner lot into a vibrant rain garden. Powered by WPeMatico


New York Plants Curbside Gardens to Soak Up Storm-Water Runoff

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The city, as part of a $2.4 billion project to protect waterways, will add thousands of street-side plots in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens in the coming months. Powered by WPeMatico


Vassar Revives Garden Nurtured by Early Promoter of Native Plants

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The Dutchess County Outdoor Ecological Laboratory was cultivated by botany professors and students in the 1920s, long before native species became a rage. Powered by WPeMatico


Gardening for Climate Change

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Forget what you know about what grows where. Powered by WPeMatico


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