Reading the Rings

What dendrochronology can tell us about sunspots, jet streams, pirates and gardening

An Urban Getaway

Discovering the unexpected joy of wandering in lockdown

Alpine Inspiration

A love letter to a small native plant that thrives in high, icy places

For the Love of Sunflowers

For the Love of Sunflowers

The many reasons sunflowers are a native garden must-have

Reading the Rings

Reading the Rings

What dendrochronology can tell us about sunspots, jet streams, pirates and gardening

The Influencers

The Influencers

Acknowledging the impact of Black women on American horticulture

To Witness Water

To Witness Water

How self-care could impact urban design and water conservation

Owls About Texas

Owls About Texas

A quick guide to some common Texas owls

An Urban Getaway

An Urban Getaway

Discovering the unexpected joy of wandering in lockdown

Old Brides’ Tales

Old Brides’ Tales

Debunking a popular myth about our state flower

Pull It or Plant It: Passionflower

Pull It or Plant It: Passionflower

A spirited (internal) debate about passionflowers

Tanks-giving

Tanks-giving

Stock tank water gardens are oases for wildlife — and you!

Alpine Inspiration

Alpine Inspiration

A love letter to a small native plant that thrives in high, icy places

Centered: Spring/Summer 2021

Centered: Spring/Summer 2021

The latest on our gardens and our work

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

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2021 | Volume 38, No. 1

Reading the Rings
What trees can teach us about history, climate and the future

Old Brides’ Tales
Busting myths about blushing bluebonnets

To Witness Water
Humans get much more out of water than hydration

Pull It or Plant It
An (internal) debate about passionflowers

Owls About Texas
An Athena-inspired primer on common Texas owls

The Influencers
Acknowledging the impact of Black women on American horticulture

Wildflower Center News
The latest on our gardens and our work

Tanks-giving
Make a splash with a practical stock tank water garden

An Urban Getaway
Discovering nearby beauty during lockdown

Alpine Inspiration
The life-changing power of one small flower

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