GARDENS Magazine - January/February 2007
Under the Umbrella
From food and spices to perfumes and posions, the Umbelliferae family claims some of the most popular -- and infamous -- plants around.
The story of Griffith Buck is woven with threads of Spanish pen pals, German friends and Amercian ingenuity.
Chinese photinia; Arizona cypress
A mid-winter project helps gardeners breeze through to spring.
From the Sperry Garden
On a Personal Note
My top six garden references.
Battling St. Augustine decline, aftercare for amaryllis, and more.
Rising Star: Enchantment Linaria
Tough nature, splashy blooms, sweet-smelling -- this plant has "Texan" written all over it.
Quick and easy cool-season color.
Jewel-toned exclamation points in the landscape.
Tips to growing this challenging herb successfully in Texas.
Empress of China Dogwood
A new evergreen variety that smothers itself with blooms.
The Bones of the Landscape
Evaluating and building the framework of your garden.
A few simple principles that every gardener should follow.
Tips for tidying up your trees, shrubs and more.
Assessing Drought Damage
Determining whether renovation is required for your lawn.
Follow the directions to whimsical garden decor.