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  • Design

    Conifers for Gardens in Northern California

    See regional picks for conifers, and read the article by Andrew Brand for even more ideas. “Evergreen conifers provide the bones for any landscape. They offer a variety of colors,…

  • Design

    Regional Picks: Grass Companions—Mountain West

        1. Pale coneflower Name: Echinacea pallida USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 10 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 12 to 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to…

  • Article

    Stealing the Scene

    It is easy to dismiss the garden of Adrian Bloom as having no relevance for us normal American gardeners. First, the garden is in England, where, as everyone knows, the…

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    Tough-as-Nails Shrubs for the Northwest

    Who doesn't love buying the flashy new plant that catches everyone's eye at the nursery? Or the plant that's just outside your hardiness zone, but has always taunted you with…

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    Regional Picks: Plant This With That – Northern Plains

    PLANT THIS: ‘Prairie Fire’ dogwood Name: Cornus alba ‘Prairie Fire’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 2 to 7 Size: 5 to 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…