Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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Regular readers of this column are already familiar with the EcoFlora Project run by the New York Botanical Garden. This project is trying to compile a complete list of plants — cultivated and wild — growing within New York City. more
Last time, we talked about one of two astonishing botanical references in the book “Crazy Rich Asians.” The first was Epiphyllum oxypetalum, also known as Dutchman’s pipe cactus or the orchid cactus. more
Left to my own devices, I would prefer reading mysteries exclusively for entertainment. However, I discovered that there is a separate rack of both recently returned fiction and non-fiction at my local library. more
This column has taken three years to reach you, dear reader. more
Sometimes, what you expect is not what you get! Visiting Israel several weeks ago, I had made arrangements to see how the residents of Netzer Hazani, a reconstituted community that had been expelled from Gush Katif, were creating a tourist destination built on its bird population. more
Today the trifecta for the politically correct crowd is female, Muslim and of color. more
Elizabeth Kals Reilley began collecting books on gardening, horticulture, botany and hydraulics in the 1960s, buying from American and European book dealers. Her father was a bibliophile and her love of books developed at an early age. more
The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden has a rare book and folio room, which requires special access. more
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