Articles in the Spring 2015 Issue
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FreshProdigious heirloom beans. Los Angeles mod weekend. Spring garden tours. Glass art and blooms in Seattle. Books that take you deep into gardening. Expert advice on edibles. A five-star, seed-to-ble restaurant. Hunting plant treasures in China.
Plant PaletteGeorgie Newberry shows how to grow cut flowers for freshness, scent, and staying power. Guess what? She says it’s not that hard to do.
MakerLarry Kornegay creates sculptural containers made of concrete and inspired by the Arizona desert.
Landscape SolutionThe space was tight and awkward. The result is a dream of a garden—lush and functional, complete with a meditation hut.
GrounbreakerW. Gary Smith views gardens as his canvas, and he’s transforming botanic gardens and art installations from coast to coast.
TropicalismoA redesigned garden reflects an unabashed plant collector’s creative mind.
Ranch StyleA Napa Valley landscape matches the ruggedly beautiful countryside.
Tree HouseA locally inspired garden swathed in the beauty of old trees and a connection with nature.
It's Getting Hot In HereRediscovering heirloom peppers—from sweet to smoky to scorching.
So Long To A GardenMemories of Sunset magazine’s classic California garden—while it’s still there.
Undervalued VinesTake a close-up look at twelve vines that can fill a garden with stunning flower forms and prolific blooms.
From Garden To CookbookMeet four cookbook authors who were inspired by their edible gardens. Find out what they grow, why they grow it, and get the recipes.
Refelction & RevelationDesigner Portfolio: Pamela Palmer develops spaces where people can observe fleeting moments of natural beauty.
The Great Great DixterEngland’s plant-rich, idea-filled garden displays a creative tension between formal structure and wild plantings.
In Your ZoneTips from designers, growers, and plant experts on what to grow, where to shop, materials to use, and what to read. Plus, local places to visit.
Life's WorkFor five decades, Eliot Coleman has guided and inspired gardeners about the adventures of organic farming.