Invasive pythons have been getting all the credit, but there's another invasive species wrecking havoc in the Everglades that could end up causing more damage. It's the red bay ambrosia beetle, a particularly small species native to Asia that first came to the U.S. in 2002, likely through the impo ... More >>
Bolthouse Farms' latest marketing endeavor isn't a billboard, a Facebook campaign, or a TV commercial. It's a living, breathing entity that makes its home right here in Miami. A living wall, to be exact. The company behind the new growth is a conglomeration of carrot farmers. They make juices, smoo ... More >>
The Florida brickell bush and the Carter's small-flowered flax are two flowering plants that grow nowhere else in the world except for Miami-Dade County. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the plants deserve special protection under the Endangered Species Act and that the 2 ... More >>
Juvia, the stunning restaurant atop the Herzog & de Meuron-designed structure at 1111 Lincoln Rd. in Miami Beach, was recognized by the James Beard Foundation last night and received the Outstanding Restaurant Design award for spaces 76 seats and over. The restaurant, designed by Alejandro Barrios- ... More >>
Dwane Torres was hired to remove vegetation from around a power line in the back of a Key Biscayne house. The homeowners had called FPL repeatedly to take care of the overgrowth, but the utility company refused. Unfamiliar with the position of the power lines, Torres used a large saw-like tool attac ... More >>
Nela Ochoa's exhibit will get your cerebrum working in an amusing way.
Taste and find out which ones at Miami Beach Botanical Garden.
Rally to the Redland for berry milkshakes and sticky buns.
De Hull battled hurricanes, code enforcers, and banks. Then he ran into a steamroller of a neighbor.
Brad Beckerman, 28, wasn’t always the “wheatgrass-drinking, meditating vegan” he is today. The former escort service-running, gun-toting, DEA-bribing party boy from Miami Beach just launched his own homemade, holistic blend of tonic, made of -- among ingredients we can’t pronounce -- West In ... More >>
[above, Pam RuBert’s quilt, "Banana Split Pose." See more here. Argghh, I can't believe I'm going to miss this! And on my birthday! I leave for NYC Saturday morning -- will somebody PLEEEEEEASE pick me up some banana trees???? Gail Shepherd Tropical Fruit Tree Sale / South Florida Fairgrounds ... More >>
A rare creature quietly returns to Key Biscayne
Scott Zona is a man with a plant
Dale Chihulys genius brings out the madding masses
An alien moth munches an invasive fern into extinction
Go native, preaches plant society
Palm Hammock Orchid Estate
Battling orchid thieves and years of neglect, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden finally takes root
Murray Moss makes art of the ordinary
Arbetter Hot Dogs
Veggies au naturel
The Garden Event
State officials are spending millions of your tax dollars to stop citrus canker. And they're making a mess of it.
"Down to Earth"
Simpson Park Hammock
The Bird Road Art Connection
Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman
Canterbury Farm & Nursery
Amelia Earhart Park
Miami Shores unapologetically decimates a formerly shady stretch of Biscayne Boulevard
The once-lush urban forest is being cut down a few hardwoods at a time
Metro-Dade does a little remodeling on a Biscayne Bay island and wakes up the neighborhood
That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm
In a popular Keys diving spot, marine researchers find two species of algae that tend to favor polluted waters
If the USDA's downsizing program kills off the historic Subtropical Research Station in South Dade, it wouldn't be a total loss
Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.
Upper Biscayne Bay party boaters claim environmental technocrats killed Beer Can Island. And framed Hurricane Andrew.