The Most Famous Tree in Hawaii

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The Banyan Tree (Ficus Benghalensis) of Lahaina, Maui is probably the most famous Banyan Tree of the Hawaiian Islands. The tree is located on the Front Street between Hotel Street and Canal Street. The banyan fig is originally from India and was planted in April, 1873 Continue reading

A Sky Garden In Istanbul

Suspended in the air above Ortaköy Square, Istanbul, ‘Sky Garden’ not only introduces greenery to one of the busiest spot in the city, but also provides pedestrians with shade and seating.

One of the Turkish capital’s most touristic and crowded areas, Ortaköy Square was not an easy location for designing an urban garden. Continue reading