It's the 2023 ToB presented by Field Notes!
Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. And look, a brand new website! It’s time to Rooster!
Swedish filmmaker Petter Ringbom takes a tour of the Lowline, a former trolley terminal under the streets of New York being turned into a one-hundred acre park.
Keep it on mute, and this video for “Love Again” by Run the Jewels is merely a suggestive nature film. It would also be missing the point.
The latest music video from M. Sage features a strange and beautiful trip to a botanical garden.
A spate of arrests reveals Russian spies have been living undetected in the U.S., posting on Facebook—and tending to their gardens.
When all you want is get away from it all, just grab a branch, hoist yourself up, and leave your troubles below.
We preserve old buildings, why not old landscapes? Transplanted horticulturalist JESSICA FRANCIS KANE discovers a mysterious garden outside time’s realm in Greenwich Village.
New York City is a wonderland for dogs—to defecate on, and for their owners to look the other way. An argument for a more civilized scenario, where dogs aren’t encouraged to kill plants.
Now a New Yorker, our resident green essayist brings her yardwork series to the big city, even if it means breaking into private plots.
Departing the (garden) lovers’ state for one that loves its cement and money more, our scribbler of the lillies Our writer realizes the crucial difference between caring about plants and caring for them.
Our resident poet of the orange blossoms discovers the literary charms of gardening catalogs: reading for aesthetic pleasure, also for planning the future.
The botanical arts can be passed down, whispered along, or demonstrated with a spade. But who the teacher turns out to be can be a greater surprise than his secrets for growing tomatoes. Our resident gardener gets ready for the Fourth of July.
What sort of gardener looks forward to winter’s first frost? Our in-house green thumb doubts herself after seeing what an expert Virginia gardener—and her garden—looks like.