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March/April 2012

March/April 2012
Softcover Magazine
Feature Articles

Page
DON'T JUDGE PEONIES ON LOOKS ALONE
by Ann E. Stratton
All three types offer something different, from shade tolerance to long bloom seasons

30
HOW TO PRUNE THE UNPRUNABLES
by Paul Cappiello
Even seasoned gardeners scratch their head when it comes to cutting back these tricky shrubs

36
SIMPLIFY YOUR COLOR SCHEME
by Andrew Grossman
Taking a disciplined approach lets you harmonize your plant palette without stifling diversity

40
PLANT-TRIAL RESEARCH: iF YOU'RE NOT GROWING GEUMS, YOU'RE MISSING OUT
by Richard Hawke
They're uncommon and good looking, and they shine at a time when not much else does. What more could you want?

46
CINDERELLA PLANTS
by Stephanie Cohen
Although their ugly stepsisters get all the attention, these are the true belles of the ball

52
PRUNING RED RASPBERRIES
by David T. Handley
A hard late-winter thinning is the secret to healthier plants and bigger, sweeter berries

57
TAKE A FRESH APPROACH TO PANSIES
by Sarah Partyka
Finding the right companions is the key to keeping these springtime containers looking good—even into summer

60
SPRING COMBOS
by Antonio Reis
Bridge the gap between daffodills and daisies with these uncommon designs

66


Departments

Page

GARDEN VARIETY
New and noteworthy items

12
READERS' TIPS

16
PLANT PICKS
'Dark Towers' penstemon; 'Golden Shadows' pagoda dogwood; 'Godseffliana' Barbados gooseberry

20
HEALTHY GARDEN
Compacted soil; fertilizer ingredients; painting tree wounds

26
REGIONAL PICKS: OVERLOOKED PLANTS
Northeast, South, Midwest, Southern Plains, Northern Plains, Southern California, Northwest

72
GARDEN CONFIDENTIAL
An interview with Dan Heims

90
CAPTIVATING COMBINATION

91
In every issue

Page

EDITOR'S LETTER

6
OVER THE FENCE

10
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

86
HARDINESS ZONE MAP

89
ADVERTISERS' INDEX

87
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Feature Articles

Page
DON'T JUDGE PEONIES ON LOOKS ALONE
by Ann E. Stratton
All three types offer something different, from shade tolerance to long bloom seasons

30
HOW TO PRUNE THE UNPRUNABLES
by Paul Cappiello
Even seasoned gardeners scratch their head when it comes to cutting back these tricky shrubs

36
SIMPLIFY YOUR COLOR SCHEME
by Andrew Grossman
Taking a disciplined approach lets you harmonize your plant palette without stifling diversity

40
PLANT-TRIAL RESEARCH: iF YOU'RE NOT GROWING GEUMS, YOU'RE MISSING OUT
by Richard Hawke
They're uncommon and good looking, and they shine at a time when not much else does. What more could you want?

46
CINDERELLA PLANTS
by Stephanie Cohen
Although their ugly stepsisters get all the attention, these are the true belles of the ball

52
PRUNING RED RASPBERRIES
by David T. Handley
A hard late-winter thinning is the secret to healthier plants and bigger, sweeter berries

57
TAKE A FRESH APPROACH TO PANSIES
by Sarah Partyka
Finding the right companions is the key to keeping these springtime containers looking good—even into summer

60
SPRING COMBOS
by Antonio Reis
Bridge the gap between daffodills and daisies with these uncommon designs

66


Departments

Page

GARDEN VARIETY
New and noteworthy items

12
READERS' TIPS

16
PLANT PICKS
'Dark Towers' penstemon; 'Golden Shadows' pagoda dogwood; 'Godseffliana' Barbados gooseberry

20
HEALTHY GARDEN
Compacted soil; fertilizer ingredients; painting tree wounds

26
REGIONAL PICKS: OVERLOOKED PLANTS
Northeast, South, Midwest, Southern Plains, Northern Plains, Southern California, Northwest

72
GARDEN CONFIDENTIAL
An interview with Dan Heims

90
CAPTIVATING COMBINATION

91
In every issue

Page

EDITOR'S LETTER

6
OVER THE FENCE

10
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

86
HARDINESS ZONE MAP

89
ADVERTISERS' INDEX

87
Additional Information

Additional Information

Table Of Contents
Feature Articles

Page
DON'T JUDGE PEONIES ON LOOKS ALONE
by Ann E. Stratton
All three types offer something different, from shade tolerance to long bloom seasons

30
HOW TO PRUNE THE UNPRUNABLES
by Paul Cappiello
Even seasoned gardeners scratch their head when it comes to cutting back these tricky shrubs

36
SIMPLIFY YOUR COLOR SCHEME
by Andrew Grossman
Taking a disciplined approach lets you harmonize your plant palette without stifling diversity

40
PLANT-TRIAL RESEARCH: iF YOU'RE NOT GROWING GEUMS, YOU'RE MISSING OUT
by Richard Hawke
They're uncommon and good looking, and they shine at a time when not much else does. What more could you want?

46
CINDERELLA PLANTS
by Stephanie Cohen
Although their ugly stepsisters get all the attention, these are the true belles of the ball

52
PRUNING RED RASPBERRIES
by David T. Handley
A hard late-winter thinning is the secret to healthier plants and bigger, sweeter berries

57
TAKE A FRESH APPROACH TO PANSIES
by Sarah Partyka
Finding the right companions is the key to keeping these springtime containers looking good—even into summer

60
SPRING COMBOS
by Antonio Reis
Bridge the gap between daffodills and daisies with these uncommon designs

66


Departments

Page

GARDEN VARIETY
New and noteworthy items

12
READERS' TIPS

16
PLANT PICKS
'Dark Towers' penstemon; 'Golden Shadows' pagoda dogwood; 'Godseffliana' Barbados gooseberry

20
HEALTHY GARDEN
Compacted soil; fertilizer ingredients; painting tree wounds

26
REGIONAL PICKS: OVERLOOKED PLANTS
Northeast, South, Midwest, Southern Plains, Northern Plains, Southern California, Northwest

72
GARDEN CONFIDENTIAL
An interview with Dan Heims

90
CAPTIVATING COMBINATION

91
In every issue

Page

EDITOR'S LETTER

6
OVER THE FENCE

10
PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

86
HARDINESS ZONE MAP

89
ADVERTISERS' INDEX

87
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