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

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

Pull It or Plant It: American Century Plant

Pull It or Plant It: American Century Plant

A lively debate about American century plant

Pet Prairies

Pet Prairies

Searching for native prairie remnants could be your new favorite pastime

A Sensory Journey

A Sensory Journey

The joy of a green urban oasis and the invitation to explore

Science Spotlight: Dr. Suzanne Simard

Science Spotlight: Dr. Suzanne Simard

Unearthing the wood wide web

LATEST ISSUE

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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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