* The Nature Conservancy gets a 24,000 acre property in Southern California -- the Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve -- the largest single donation the organization has ever received.
* The Berger Partnership transforms a fruit company compound in Yakima, Washington in a landscape of native plantings.
*Designing drought-tolerant gardens
*Profile: Debra Prinzing, founder of the Slow Flowers movement
*All About Goldenrods
*Coneflowers of many different hues
*Home-growing garlic in Des Moines
*A three-generation garden in Oakland by designer Patricia St. John, APLD