Born to Rock

Lithophilic plants don’t need no stinking soil, and don’t call them cute either

The Bees’ Needs

Creating habitat for native bees is as easy as one, two, three

Burns Into Boons

The phoenixlike adaptations of native plants

A Natural Calling

A Natural Calling

Native plants in mosaic habitats bring birds to the Mission Reach

Plant Some Rubber

Plant Some Rubber

An unassuming native shrub could change the future

Born to Rock

Born to Rock

Lithophilic plants don’t need no stinking soil, and don’t call them cute either

Falling Water, Thriving Plants

Falling Water, Thriving Plants

A famous Frank Lloyd Wright site embraces native landscapes

The Bees’ Needs

The Bees’ Needs

Creating habitat for native bees is as easy as one, two, three

Bloom, Set, Match

Bloom, Set, Match

What draws certain pollinators to particular plants

Burns Into Boons

Burns Into Boons

The phoenixlike adaptations of native plants

Planted

Planted

The challenge of finding one’s place and growing in it

Pull It or Plant It: Inland Sea Oats

Pull It or Plant It: Inland Sea Oats

A lively debate about inland sea oats

Centered: Fall/Winter 2020

Centered: Fall/Winter 2020

Center news that's close to home

Off-Center: Fall/Winter 2020

Off-Center: Fall/Winter 2020

News from outside the garden gate

Field Guided

Field Guided

Native plants and the local landscape in Texas art

Living Space

Living Space

Native habitat gardens provide for birds, pollinators and people

Still Life

Still Life

Drawing nature to soothe the inflamed mind

Plant and Parcel

Plant and Parcel

Get growing with a versatile, portable container garden

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2020 | Volume 37, No. 2

Born to Rock
Meet lithophiles, rock-loving plants adapted to survive in extreme environments

Burns Into Boons
How plants have evolved (and improved) with fire

A Natural Calling
An avian survey shows the proof is in the plantings

Pull It or Plant It
A debate about inland sea oats

Bloom, Set, Match
Flowers and the pollinators that love them



Plant Some Rubber
The country’s next — and best — rubber source could be a native Texas shrub

Wildflower Center News
Updates and impact on site and beyond

The Bees’ Needs
Tips for creating bee habitat at home

Falling Water, Thriving Plants
A Frank Lloyd Wright site embraces native plants

Planted
On sunflowers and family, endings and beginnings

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