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Features in this Issue
Update your garden with some of these new plants available this year.
Horticultural Power Couple by Pam Beck
Horticulture is all in the family for Adrienne and Jon Roethlig, who each directs public gardens 14 miles apart in North Carolina.
Gardening on a Slope by Karen Bussolini
Three experienced gardeners offer suggestions for addressing the challenges of a steep landscape.
Bay Area Garden Revolution by Paul Lee Cannon
Find out how digging up a lawn set an example for waterwise gardening—and cultivated community in a Northern California neighborhood.
In Defense of Dumb Questions. And Smart Answers by Marianne Willburn
How do we inspire people to become more knowledgeable gardeners? By offering them smart, detailed information that challenges them.
Highlights from our Departments
AHS co-sponsors webinars from New Directions in the American Landscape and Perennially Yours, five new gardens join the AHS’s Reciprocal Admissions Program, and save the date for the annual National Children & Youth Garden Symposium on Knoxville this summer.
An interview with new AHS Board Chair Scott Plein, who shares his vision for the future of the AHS and its headquarters at River Farm.
An occasional look at recent destinations in the AHS’s Travel Study Program. In this issue: Skrudur Botanical Garden in Iceland.
Learn why we need spiders in our gardens.