The American Gardener

September/October 2020

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Features in this Issue

Native Vines by Andrew Bunting

These gorgeous North American vines add grace and color to the garden.

Moss Garden Masterpiece by Mark Dwyer

Dale Sievert’s Wisconsin garden offers lessons on how to integrate moss to stunning effect.

Bridging the Divide by Lorraine Boissoneault

In communities around the country, urban food forests are helping battle food insecurity, bridge socioeconomic divides, and create more green space.

Self-Sowing Natives by Jared Barnes

For economy and ease of care, include self-sowing natives in your garden.

Siting a Kitchen Garden by Nicole Johnsey Burke

A landscape designer maps out the fundamentals of locating this culinary garden space for maximum beauty, yield, and enjoyment.

Highlights from our Departments

News from the AHS

Announcements about programs, events, and other news from the American Horticultural Society.

RAP Gardens in Focus: Adkins Arboretum

Part of a series of profiles of the  330+ gardens where AHS members have special admission privileges and discounts.
Located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, this 400-acre preserve showcases the native flora of the Chesapeake Bay.

Gardener’s Notebook

Read about the latest developments in plant research, horticultural industry trends, and more.