Since 1904, Horticulture Magazine has provided avid gardeners and plantspeople with accurate, compelling coverage of gardens and the plants and design techniques that truly make them shine. Our in-depth features take you to outstanding gardens and explain their plants and practices.
MORE THAN ORNAMENT • Sundials anchor a garden — and its gardener — to its unique spot on the globe
READY, SET, SOW • The varieties topping Niki Jabbour’s list of seeds to order, plus how to determine indoor sowing dates
PAVED IN GREEN • New infrastructure should employ natural elements for lower costs, better resiliency and added value
IN GOOD TIME • A reflection on two moments when plants offered lessons in being present and patient
BACK TO THE WOODS • “Green time” looks to defeat “screen time” as demand for forest schools grows
TENETS OF A FOREST SCHOOL
DR. MICHAEL DIRR • The legendary plantsman reflects on his horticultural journey
ON OUR BOOKSHELVES
IN OUR GARDENS • Dr. Dirr has had a hand in discovering and breeding dozens of garden-staple shrubs, work he continues in his retirement from teaching/ research. Here are a few representatives:
THESE ARE THE CHAMPIONS • HERE ARE 32 PLANTS BEING HONORED BY AWARD PROGRAMS IN 2022. WHICH WILL LAND A SPACE IN YOUR GARDEN?
WINTER WONDERS • MAKE THE MOST OF EVERGREEN TREES AND SHRUBS WITH THOUGHTFUL SITING AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
ANNUAL DELIGHT • EMBRACE ALL THE POSSIBILITIES OF ANNUALS BY STARTING FROM SEED
NORTH AMERICAN NATIVES
summer dreams • BRIGHTEN WINTER’S SHORT DAYS WITH THOUGHTS›—›AND POTS›—›OF WARM-SEASON BULBS
INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN
Sleuthing for SENECIO • A VAGUE MENTION OF THIS LARGE AND VARIED GENUS LEADS TO A ROUND OF BOTANICAL GUESS WHO
SENECIOS for gardens & homes • Here are the senecio — or formerly known as senecio — plants that are most often encountered in cultivation.
A SEAFARING TREE • Recent research has increased our understanding of the origins of the iconic coconut palm
PLANTS WE LOVE • Ficus and Friends