March/April 2014 Issue
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Features in this Issue:
Gardeners and scientists are working together to preserve and create habitat that will benefit monarchs as well as other important pollinators. WEB SPECIAL: Milkweeds for Gardens.
Ruth Bancroft’s Garden by Suruchi Mohan
Ruth Bancroft’s legacy is not only her visionary California garden but the organization launched to preserve it.
Foxgloves for American Gardens by Graham Rice
Classic and new selections of this cottage garden favorite add vibrant color to summer gardens.
Heavenly Ceanothus by Nan Sterman
West Coast gardeners have an edge on their East Coast counterparts when it comes to the beautiful shrubs in the genus Ceanothus.
Cutting back certain herbaceous perennials and grasses at the right time will yield shapelier, more floriferous plants.