October’s bounty includes apples, blackberries, and something half brain, half vegetable. On a New York City sidewalk, discovering a fruit for a mastodon.
Where people build homes, birds sometimes build nests—and there’s no guarantee cohabitation of the species will be idyllic.
When all you want is get away from it all, just grab a branch, hoist yourself up, and leave your troubles below.
Spring is popping up all around New York City, but those crocuses have a dark history. Explaining the Pagan past of what’s growing on 87th Street.
When the new High Line Park opened last summer, New Yorkers lined up to be disappointed. A recent transplant finds it full of miracles.
The film lays bare all the raw intensity of the subject matter, holding back nothing. But some may wonder: What’s the lion’s motivation?
Native New Yorkers live a traditional village life: of multiple generations, friends from kindergarten, and ghosts. Taking a naturalist’s eye to a corner of the city.
Gardeners love to commune with nature. Though not as much as they love to commune with ice cream and plasma screens and loud noises and personality quizzes. Our writer reports from the middle of 33 indoor acres of plants.
No matter how many ferns we arrange or seedlings we covet, many of us have a very complicated relationship with the landscape. This week: A London bumblebee needs no help, thank you.
Your parents’ hobbies seem odd and quaint until you discover you can’t sleep late on the weekends anymore. Finding early middle age in the flower boxes of your backyard.
Daisies and rifles are never easy bedfellows, especially when both are just starting to bloom.
The U.S. has many problems right now, but its deadliest threat can grow to three feet long: the Chinese Snakehead. Our reporter goes deep undercover to get the government’s reaction to a meat-eating snake.