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A winner of the highest honor for daylilies, the American Hemerocallis Society Stout Silver Medal, this luscious early to midseason bloomer has big, 5.5-inch flowers of glowing golden yellow centered with dark red and a matching red picotee edge. Strong 2-foot stems make this a versatile midsize daylily good for large or small beds and borders.
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Photos from Heather Lenkin's tour of the Netherlands and France.
Garden designer Davis Dalbok and his firm Living Green showcase their elegant, classic and timeless formal terrace, inspired by European style and the Golden Gate Bridge, at the 2010 San Francisco Decorator Showcase.

Can you recommend some good sources for buying seeds and offer some tips for starting plants from seed? 

—Julia Tomer, Pittsburgh 

Starting plants from seed, whether flowers, fruits, or vegetables, requires a little research. Some seeds will need an early start indoors; others can be sown directly in the garden. Most seed packets will provide you with all the information you need to have a successful season, as will the websites of many online purveyors. While I still enjoy receiving the odd seed catalogue or two by mail—Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (rareseeds.com) is a favorite—I do most of my seed shopping online.

The poet Hart Crane once called air plants, or tillandsias, a genus of the bromeliad family, an "inverted octopus with heavenward arms." Needing no soil, these amazing plants come in a variety of fantastic shapes and colors.

 

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Our sneak peek at some of the new lily varieties that will be shown at Lilytopia, starting May 20 at Pennsylvania's Longwood Gardens, and that will be showcased in our July/August issue. These lilies, with their amazing new colors and shapes, will be available for both the bulb and the cut-flower market in 2012.
It takes a village to grow a picture in a rice field: Since 1993, a small Japanese village has been creating rice paddy art, in an effort to increase tourism.  It's a hybrid of traditional illustration and crop circles, with canvases that are as large as football fields.  
With its fanciful landscapes, ribbon-awarding contests, and more than 400,000 pumpkins, the Pumpkin Festival in Ludwigsburg, Germany, has the largest pumpkin exhibition in the world. 
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A slide show of four different green roofs around the world.
In mid-20th-century Sri Lanka, two siblings—the Brothers Bawa—took their own inimitable paths to redefining the tropical garden. This is their story.
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