natural history

Philodendron; An Underrepresented Genus in the Interior Landscape

Philodendron; An Underrepresented Genus in the Interior Landscape

A few noteworthy species from the genus Philodendron as well as why they're all pretty great.

More Thoughts on Variety in the Interior Landscape

More Thoughts on Variety in the Interior Landscape

Why limiting ourselves to common varieties of plants is a disservice to our industry, our customers, and to plants in general.

Sounds of Nature: Extended Field Recordings from the Andean Cloud Forest

Sounds of Nature: Extended Field Recordings from the Andean Cloud Forest

A few long field recordings from a tropical forest, creating a hopefully transportive and inspirational effect.

Freaks of Nature: A Few Plants with Disproportionately Large Flowers

Freaks of Nature: A Few Plants with Disproportionately Large Flowers

Get a lot of bang for your buck with indoor plant species that produce massive blooms.

Why You Can't Live Without Plants

Why You Can't Live Without Plants

Photosynthesis in a nutshell, and why it matters.

Some Notes on the Natural Habitat of Tillandsia spp., and Inferences Therefrom on their Care in the Interior Environment

Some Notes on the Natural Habitat of Tillandsia spp., and Inferences Therefrom on their Care in the Interior Environment

How Tillandsia live in nature, and how this should affect how we cultivate them indoors.