The Container PlantWhat you can do with a few pots, buckets, and bowls. Plus, Phase 3 of a beginner's garden.
Who Smells Better, Ron or Nancy?How roses get their names. Plus, the latest installment of the beginner's garden.
Beauty or FruityIn praise of cherry trees of all kinds: plus, Phase 2 of a beginner's garden.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
“Dressing a Refined Story With a Touch of Vulgarity”: An Interview With Elena Ferrante’s Art Director