GARDENS Magazine - March/April 2007

Feature Articles

Variegated groundcovers add zip to shady corners

From vinca to ivy and beyond.

Spanish style

Amid Tyler's famed Azalea District, one couple took a cue from their Mediterranean Revival-style home and designed a courtyard with floriferous flair.


Japanese maple; gardenia.

Plant a patch of texas beauty

How one gardener achieved success sowing wildflowers.

From the Sperry Garden

On a Personal Note

Water wise...

Ask Neil

Post-emergent weed control, caring for Easter lilies, and more.

Lone Stars

Rising Star: Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost'

Every garden needs a little sparkle.


Formerly relegated to the wild, these hardy bloomers are making their way into cultivated gardens all around the state.

Glossy Abelia

A grand choice for landscapes large and small.

Angelonia 'Serena'

A new variety of summer snapdragon provides months of cool-colored blooms.

Pink Knock Out® Rose

Pretty as a picture, but tough as nails.

Texas-Tough Vegetables

The newest tomato, broccoli and ornamental pepper varieties for your garden.

Designing Texas

Plant It This Weekend

Creating a cook's herb garden.

Texas Tips

Bottles and Beads Windchime

With these simple instructions, this customized creation is a breeze.

Pre-emergent Primer

Preventing weeds from infesting your lawn.

Finishing Touch

Spring Fancy

Container creations to brighten your day.

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