GARDENS Magazine - July/August 2010

Feature Articles

Patterns at Play

Make magic with repeat colors, shapes and plantings

Summertime Hoedown

Lessons in composting and keeping chores simple

The Cut-Flower Garden

Reap the rewards of long-stemmed, abundantly flowering plants

Finding Your Focus

Creating a focal point in your garden

From the Sperry Garden

On a Personal Note

The comfortable, informal Sperry landscape

Ask Neil:

Holly spacing, squirrel barricades, barberry, and more.

Lone Stars

Rising Star: Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'

This Australian sage deserves honorary Texas status.

Crowing about Cockscomb

These plumed and crested beauties have roots in antiquity.

Jerusalem Sage

Meet a water-wise, heat-tolerant and medicinal perennial herb.

Designing Texas

Fascinating Foliage

Burgundy- and purple-leaved plants to brighten your garden.

Texas Tips

Improving Water Absorption

How to irrigate slopes and other difficult areas.

Finishing Touch

Nooks and Crannies

Making the most of outdoor corners and cubbyholes.

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