The best of 2017’s best books

The best of 2017’s best books


The Verge’s book review team is hard at work on an epic new project.It’s a massive, three-part series called The Best of 2017.The series will cover everything from the biggest news stories of the year to the best book deals and book recommendations, with a focus on the best books for 2017.We’re calling it The […]

Man dies after ‘sting’ at Reptile Gardens in Melbourne

Man dies after ‘sting’ at Reptile Gardens in Melbourne


A man has died after a ‘stinging’ sting at a Reptile Garden in Melbourne’s west.Key points:The man, who was known as “the big one”, was bitten by the manatee in JulyThe man died of a heart attack in hospitalThe man had been staying at the Reptile’s Garden in the west of MelbourneMr Rohan Gannon, who […]

How to grow herbs, plants, and vegetables on your farm

How to grow herbs, plants, and vegetables on your farm


Growing herbs, vegetables, and other perennials in your backyard can be a great way to help maintain a healthy ecosystem.Here’s how.You want to know what to do if you live in a drought?Here’s what you need to know.1.The Basics If you live near a lake or river, you can take advantage of that water by […]

Why the long-running feud between the Longwood Gardens and Pa is over

Why the long-running feud between the Longwood Gardens and Pa is over


The feud between Longwood and Pa has finally reached a head, with a $2.5 million lawsuit filed by the two families.The Longwood estate in Virginia filed the suit in federal court in Richmond on Tuesday, accusing Pa and Longwood of stealing the Gardeners’ vineyard in West Virginia, and accusing the Longwoods of failing to protect […]

Azerbaijan launches first online service to offer online garden care for gardeners

Azerbaijan launches first online service to offer online garden care for gardeners


azalea gardeners in Azerbaijan will soon have an option to buy garden tools and gardening tools supplies online.The Azalea Gardeners Association announced the launch of a new online portal called Azaleas Garden Tools in late August, which will be available to gardeners through the Azaleazia.org platform.The Azaleaxa.org website will be updated with information about azaleazias […]