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Features in this Issue
More Than Morning Glories by Jessie Keith
From familiar flowering vines to xeriphytic trees, the genus Ipomoea offers many suitable choices for everyone’s garden. Images for all these plants at our Pinterest Morning Glories board.
Well Seated by Rita Pelczar
If you’ve been thinking about adding a bench to your garden, here are some ideas for inspiration. See even more at our Pinterest Garden Benches board.
Much Ado about New Magnolias by Andrew Bunting
Advances in magnolia selection and breeding are giving gardeners options such as enhanced shades of near-red flowers, improved hardiness, and more diverse evergreen selections.
A mixed container focused on foliage can be as vibrant as one that relies on flowers—without as much maintenance. More ideas on our Pinterest Container Gardening board.
Pawpaw Revival by Andrew Moore
America’s largest native fruit—and best-kept secret—is making a comeback with gardeners and gourmets.
Highlights from our Departments
Part of a series of profiles of the 300+ gardens where AHS members have special admission privileges and discounts.
This umbrella organization includes 100 affiliated arboreta and public gardens, ranging from Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha to the 14-acre Stella Arboretum.
A regional round-up of garden pests you should be watching for.
Homegrown Harvest: Sweet Peppers
Grow sweet peppers of all shapes and sizes.
Rare mineral discovered on alpine plants, landscape architects share design trends, progress on developing mildew-resistant impatiens, daffodils may contribute to cancer treatments, Paul Meyer receives Scott Medal, Margie Grace named Landscape Designer of the Year, Chipper Wichman honored by Garden Club of America.
See the snips, pruners, and tree pruners that our Contributing Editor, Rita Pelczar, relies on.
Reviews of An Abundance of Flowers, The Wellness Garden, plus profiles of new books that are inspiration for the edible garden: Grow What You Love, Grow Something Different to Eat, and The Illustrated Book of Edible Plants.
News from the American Horticultural Society
River Farm supplies bamboo for giant pandas and other animals at the National Zoo, Monte Durham is Honorary Chair of AHS gala, AHS to participate in National Pollinator Week, check the mailing label of The American Gardener for the status of your AHS membership.
Find events at gardens all over the country, many of which are the 300+ gardens where AHS members have special admission privileges and discounts.