Sunflower sutra

There is a climactic scene in the charming if strange independent movie Elvis & Anabelle. The lead male character, Elvis, a budding mortician, is about to commit suicide when he notices out ...

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The secret light of plants

Welcome to the groovy world of glow-in-the-dark plants. They’re not much more than a novelty now, but a company called Bioglow has been developing plants that produce their own ambient light since ...

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Natives – A Moving Target?

Will the wild orchids in my woods survive the changes of the next half century?   There was a certain irony in the timing, given America’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.  ...

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A green roof with a view

I spotted this in Lake Placid last week. It's prominently placed on a building owned by the Golden Arrow hotel and there's a sign installed near the sidewalk that explains it to ...

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