"I like to let local ecology and weather speak through my landscapes," Pamela Palmer says in this beautiful profile of her work in Garden Design magazine. The story illustrates the power of the natural landscape, and how landscape architecture can bring us closer to nature.
Mark Coleman, author of Awake in the Wild, has created four virtual reality nature meditations with The New York Times team. Each one features the spectacular natural settings of Northern California with a meditation on the tranquil sights and sounds of nature in each location. The 360-degree experience is best viewed on a smartphone with a Google Cardboard viewer.