January/February 2016 Issue
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Features in this Issue:
From annuals and perennials to shrubs, vines, and vegetables, see which of this year’s introductions are worth trying in your garden. Find all these plants on our Pinterest board, "New Plants for 2016".
The Dwarf Tomato Project by Craig LeHoullier
A worldwide collaborative breeds diminutive plants that produce regular-size, flavorful tomatoes. Our "Growing Tomatoes" Pinterest board has all these varieties, and tips too.
WEB SPECIAL: The development of a dwarf tomato.
Best Small Broadleaved Evergreens by Andrew Bunting
These small to mid-size selections make a big impact in modest landscapes. Review all the plants from the article on our "Evergreens" Pinterest board.
Weesie Smith by Allen Bush
Alabama gardener Weesie Smith championed native plants long before it was fashionable.
Homegrown mushrooms bring a richer flavor to the kitchen than their store-bought kin.
Highlights from our Departments
Garden indoors in winter with this range of equipment for starting seeds or rooting houseplant cuttings.
The latest horticultural news and research important to American gardeners.
This Sonoma County garden features a world-acclaimed collection of temperate Asian plants, as well as noted roses.
Homegrown Harvest: Love Those Leeks!
Growing instructions and recommended cultivars for one of the oldest cultivated vegetables.
Reviews of several of the latest garden books.
Plant in the Spotlight: Sensitive Fern
If you're looking for a bold native plant for a moist woodland garden, sensitive fern fits the bill.