January/February 2014 Issue
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Features in this Issue:
A look at some of the new plants available this spring and summer.
The Sensory Lives of Plants by Geoff Hodge
Scientists are still investigating the complex ways in which plants interact with the world around them.
Parsley’s Showy Siblings by Barbara Perry Lawton
These ornamental members of the parsley family have a lot to offer American gardens.
The Basics of Vermicomposting by Kris Wetherbee
Put earthworms to work to turn your kitchen scraps into black gold.
Cuphea Fever by Caleb Melchior
With intriguing common names like bat-face plant, cigar flower, firecracker plant, and Mexican heather, these colorful tender perennials turn the heat up in any garden.