Botany Blueprint: The Lotus

Specimen #22: Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) When I began collecting seed pods, the lotus was something of a holy grail. I knew it through photographs—exotic and beautiful, it’s fair to say I coveted it. I wasn’t going to find one floating …

“In the Office I Think. In the Garden I Do.”

“In the office I think. In the garden I do.” So explains New York environmental graphic designer David Gibson about the garden he and actor and comedian Rich Kiamco, have designed and nurtured at their country house in Ferndale, New …