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Features in this Issue
Variegated and silver foliage can be the foundation for a garden that shines all season long.
The Beauty of Beardtongues by Larry Deaven
Meet the diverse and lovely flowers in the genus Penstemon.
Rancho Arroyo by Jennifer Jewell
Many gardens of the American West draw on the natural beauty of the physical places in which they exist and also serve as oases for wild plants and animals. Find out how one gardener in Arizona created her desert paradise.
Spicing Up the Herb Garden by Jim Long
Ready to move beyond basil, parsley, and thyme? Here are a few worthy culinary plants to add new flavors to your garden and your kitchen.
In Defense of Boundaries by Marianne Willburn
As smaller lot sizes become more conventional in a crowded world, a simple fence has never been a more beneficial structure for gardeners to create a sense of sanctuary and respite.
Highlights from our Departments
A haven for tree lovers, Polly Hill Arboretum on Martha’s Vineyard is the legacy of one gardener’s great horticultural curiosity.
A new series about the world of insects in our gardens.
Conservationist Danae Wolfe discusses why wasps deserve appreciation.
Read about the latest developments in plant research, horticultural industry trends, and more.