horticulture

‘The Corpse Flower’ Smells So Bad Hundreds of People Stood in Line to Get a Whiff

Along with hundreds of other people, I’m waiting in line at the Washington State University Vancouver (WSUV) campus to smell rotting flesh. Or more accurately,…

The Horticulturalist Whose Life’s Work Is to End ‘Botanical Sexism’

“I’d say you’re the first reporter who’s ever been offered a ride in my truck,” says Tom Ogren, a 72-year-old Dude-like horticulturist driving a 1999…

Millennial #PlantDaddies Are Making Horticulture Hot—And Manly

In a greenhouse in Istanbul, Tayfun, a young Turkish man with a shaved head and a thick, black beard, sits shirtless in the sun, casually…