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Features in this Issue
Meet the recipients of this year’s American Horticultural Society awards.
Fleeting Splendor by C. Colston Burrell
Ephemeral plants provide dazzling displays for only a short time, but they are worth including in every garden if you know how to use them effectively.
Rethinking Boxwoods by Patricia A. Taylor
As blight threatens boxwoods across the country, new blight-tolerant cultivars and attractive substitutes offer alternatives to the popular landscaping staple.
Use plants that have open, see-through flowers and stems as scrims and screens to bring drama to the garden.
The Joys of Foraging by Ellen Zachos
If you’ve ever had the yen to harvest edibles beyond the confines of your vegetable garden, here are some tips for getting started. Web special: Spruce-Tip Ice Cream Recipe
Highlights from our Departments
Part of a series of profiles of the 330+ gardens where AHS members have special admission privileges and discounts.
Thanks to dedicated reclamation efforts, this former abandoned coalmine has come back to life in a celebration of the landscape and history of the Allegheny Plateau.
This trendy vegetable is both delicious and easy to grow.