July/August 2013 Issue
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Features in this Issue:
Rare Fruits at Filoli by Nan Sterman
The restoration of an heirloom orchard at a northern California estate offers visitors a taste of the past and hope for the future.
Six Minerals for Gardening Success by Jeff Lowenfels
Apply fertilizers and other soil amendments smarter by understanding how these essential plant nutrients work.
Hostas by Design by Kris Wetherbee
Available in a mind-boggling array of colors and shapes, these versatile herbaceous perennials can fill a variety of roles in the landscape. WEB SPECIAL: Regional Hosta Recommendations
Richie Steffen by Marty Wingate
Currently the plant curator of the Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden in Seattle, Washington, Richie Steffen is influencing horticultural trends in the Pacific Northwest.
Raising Your Standards by Rita Pelczar
This distinctive form of topiary adds a classic element to the landscape.
WEB SPECIAL: Garden Solutions Powdery Mildew Resistant Varieties