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Features in this Issue
Go Native with Groundcovers by Rita Pelczar
Looking to cover some ground? Instead of invasive exotics, consider some of these remarkable natives. Web special: More native groundcovers.
American Floral Story by Mackenzie Nichols
Meet Debra Prinzing, founder of the Slow Flowers movement that promotes a sustainable, farm-to-vase approach to fresh flowers.
Designing Water-Thrifty Gardens by Scott Calhoun
Using strategies learned from the Southwest, gardeners anywhere can create a beautiful landscape that requires minimal watering. Web special: Plants for Rain Gardens.
Glorious Goldenrods by C. Colston Burrell
Colorful mainstays of the garden from midsummer into fall, goldenrods also set the table for a diverse array of pollinators and other wildlife.
Highlights from our Departments
Traveler’s Guide to Gardens: Cornell Botanic Gardens
Part of a series of profiles of the 300+ gardens where AHS members have special admission privileges and discounts.
Tips for dealing with Emerald Ash Borers.
Homegrown Harvest: Swiss chard
This versatile vegetable is both tasty and beautiful.
Green Garage: Edging Tools
Contributing Editor, Rita Pelczar, shares her favorite tools for making crisp edges in her garden.