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Features in this Issue
Forcing Hardy Bulbs for Winter Bloom by Rita Pelczar
Plan now to get an early taste of spring.
Plants and Nitrogen by Lee Reich
Among the major nutrients plants require, nitrogen is the most evanescent and so most likely to need annual replenishment. Here’s what you should know to best meet your garden’s needs.
Bird-Friendly Winter Gardens by Kris Wetherbee
For birds that take winter residence in your garden, the right mix of plants creates a habitat that can help ensure their survival.
Fasciation Fascination by Kenneth Setzer
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to plant deformities like fasciation.
Highlights from our Departments
RAP Gardens in Focus: Crosby Arboretum
Explore sites that participate in the AHS Reciprocal Admissions Program, which provides AHS members with special admission privileges and discounts.
Safe storage and disposal of pesticides.
Gifts for the Gardener
Gift ideas for the gardener on your holiday shopping list.
Green Garage: Potpourri of tools and products.
Contributing Editor, Rita Pelczar, shares her favorite tools for bringing in the harvest.