GARDENS Magazine - January/February 2004

Feature Articles

Starting a Garden Journal

Remembering your garden--and learning from it

Dreaming of Spring

Early blooms and riots of color are what winter dreams are made of


Flowering quince; chinquapin oak

Keys to Happy Houseplants

All you need to know to keep your garden guests thriving

From the Sperry Garden

On a Personal Note

Good fences make good screens

Ask Neil

Dividing ornamental grasses, treating spider mites, taking softwood cuttings and more

Lone Stars

Rising Star

'Earl of Essex' Bearded Iris: Two seasons of bloom and an heirloom lineage make this perennial worth a second look


Secrets to growing the State Tree of Texas

Trifoliate Orange

This thorny shrub offers seasons of interest

Japanese Pieris

Also called lily-of-the valley shrub, this evergreen flaunts dainty blooms and colorful foliage


Growing the 2004 Herb of the Year

Designing Texas

All About Exposures

North or west placement, full sun or partial shade--it.s all explained here

Building New Beds

Make your landscape dreams a reality--get busy building beds

Texas Tips

Turf Talk

Frequently asked questions about your mid-winter lawn

Finishing Touch

Marvelous Mosaics

Personalize your garden with mosaic magic

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