GARDENS Magazine - January/February 2006
The Texas Kitchen Garden
Growing your own isn't as hard as you think - and the rewards are seasonably sweet.
Annuals Worth Their While
A spring-to-frost palette of proven color.
Country Road Plant Farm
Bright blooms and variegated foliage are hallmarks of this diverse and visually stimulating nursery nestled into the East Texas Piney Woods.
Mary Nell holly; bur oak
Flowering tributes to Texans past.
From the Sperry Garden
On a Personal Note
Hothouse flowers and foliage
Fertilizing bermudagrass, fire ants in houseplants, and more.
Beautiful orchid trees erupt with blossoms.
Long only a dream from most Texas gardeners, growing blueberries is now possible - given a few guidelines and one stellar variety.
Dramatic, colorful blooms and exquisitely ornate foliage dress up shady gardens.
Rising Star: Dusty Miller 'Colchester White'
This shrubby perennial with luminous foliage and light pink blooms may become one of your new favorite plants.
The Eyes Have It
Focusing in on great landscape design.
Big Pots, Big Potential
Dramatic landscape accents are just a container away.
Fertilizer, Compost and Mulch
Determining the differences and evaluating your needs.
New warm-season turf choices abound.
Whether stone, brick, concrete or wood, garden steps get you there.