The American Gardener

January/February 2022

AHS MEMBERS log in here to view the digital edition

Not a member of AHS? JOIN US to read the entire issue online, and also receive 6 printed issues a year.

Please allow 2 business days for your membership to be processed.

*All articles with orange titles are open to the public to read.*

Features in this Issue

The AHS at 100 by David J. Ellis

Happy 100th Birthday to the AHS! We take a look back at our first century of inspiring and educating gardeners.

New Plants for 2022 by Rita Pelczar

Here’s a preview of some of the new plants that are being introduced in the new year.

A Passion for Pelargoniums by Marty Wingate

San Francisco Bay-area plantswoman Robin Parer has been extolling the virtues of geranium family members for nearly four decades.

Zestful Zinnias by Rand B. Lee

New and improved selections of these beloved annuals make colorful additions to the summer border.

In Defense of Global Garden Inspiration by Marianne Willburn

The benefits gardeners accrue from traveling to visit other gardens are countless.

Highlights from our Departments

News from the AHS

The AHS is offering a wealth of learning opportunities in a series of cosponsored webinars and symposia, and several new leaders join the AHS Board of Directors.

RAP Gardens in Focus

A look at gardens that participate in the AHS Reciprocal Admissions Program.
Explore Longue Vue House and Gardens, a New Orleans estate designed by pioneering landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman that is now a cultural landmark.

Insect Insights

A series about the world of insects in our gardens.
Conservationist Danae Wolfe discusses where insects go in winter.