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Plant delivery startup The Sill makes it easy to learn about which plants are right for your home — here’s how it works

We love The Sill not only for its large variety of affordable indoor houseplants but also the support that helps you make the most of the experience.

This online startup makes shopping and caring for beautiful house plants convenient and easy — even for people who don’t think they have a...

The founders of Léon & George, a full-service online startup that delivers potted, responsibly sourced plants right to your door, wants to show people that owning plants can actually be hassle-free.

Millennials are obsessed with raising plants, and Costco is poised to capitalize

Costco sells cheap house plants, putting it in a good position to appeal to millennials who can't get enough of them.

Here’s everything to do at the Botanic Gardens’ new extension, which will now open at the end of this year

The Botanic Gardens’ new extension has been delayed by a year - here’s what it will offer when it’s finally open.
Aloe vera came in a close second to cactus.

The most popular houseplant in every state

Google helped us identify the most-searched houseplants in the US. Turns out, America is split between two favorites.
Some plants require more maintenance than others.

12 of the most difficult houseplants to keep alive

From banana trees to Venus flytraps, here are some stunning indoor houseplants that are really difficult to keep alive.
Giant hogweed was just discovered in Clarke County, Virginia, for the first time. The plant's sap can cause severe burns.

A Virginia teen suffered third-degree burns after touching an invasive weed that can cause severe burns, blisters, scars, and blindness — here&#...

Giant hogweed sap makes skin extremely sensitive to the sun and can lead to third-degree burns in a short period. Scars can last for years. And the sap can cause blindness if it gets in an eye.
Seymour thought the plant in Little Shop of Horrors was harmless. He was wrong.

The 9 most dangerous plants in the world

Giant hogweed, Monkshood, Castor Bean, Water Hemlock, Devil's Snare, Gympie Gympie, White Baneberry, Birthwort, and Manchineel Tree are all dangerous and even deadly plants. If you find these in the wild, leave them there.

This multi-colored corn is real and there’s a fantastic story behind it

Glass Gem corn, rainbow-colored corn, became an Internet sensation in 2012 and is now sold by Native Seeds/SEARCH based in Arizona.
The Mars Lunar Greenhouse is designed to supply 100% of the air and 50% of the food an astronaut needs for 2 years.

To survive on Mars, we need a ‘technology that replaces what the Earth does.’ This tube might be NASA’s best hope.

NASA wants to visit Mars, and Elon Musk and SpaceX want to colonize it, but traditional life support systems will quickly run out of food, water, air, and other supplies. Plants and bacteria can recycle astronaut waste while growing them food to eat, an approach called bioregenerative life support.