GARDENS Magazine - July/August 2010
Patterns at Play
Make magic with repeat colors, shapes and plantings
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
Holly spacing, squirrel barricades, barberry, and more.
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.
Meet a water-wise, heat-tolerant and medicinal perennial herb.
Burgundy- and purple-leaved plants to brighten your garden.
Improving Water Absorption
How to irrigate slopes and other difficult areas.
Nooks and Crannies
Making the most of outdoor corners and cubbyholes.