plants

Why you should get a houseplant this spring

We all know the people who treat plants like their children. I’ve spent my entire adult life scoffing at these "plant parenthood" folks with their watering cans and fertilizers.Continue...

It’s time to root out unsustainable grass lawns

Given the severity of the climate crisis, we need to consider sustainability in every component of our lives—and that includes landscaping.Continue...

The Journal's guide to student-friendly houseplants

In my first year at Queen’s, my friend gave me a plastic plant for my birthday because I couldn’t “kill this one.” I entered first year with three houseplants, and since then, my collection has grown to almost a dozen. I’ve probably killed half as many.Continue...

Society for Conservation Biology celebrates opening of bee garden

The Society for Conservation Biology held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to introduce the university’s first-ever bee garden.Continue...