*Designer Lauren Springer Ogden's Plains Sanctuary in Fort Collins, CO; *LA Tom Rau's Coastal Retreat in Los Angeles;
*Desert Drama by LA Steve Martino in Paradise Valley, AZ;
*Suburban Woodland in Shoreline, WA.
Landscape Architecture April
* Chicago's 2.7 mile elevated rail park, the 606, opens in June
* New Plants for 2015
* Works of Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects: West Point Foundry Preserve, Hudson River Park, the South Bronx Greenway, plus profile of firm.
The American Gardener March/April
*Lilacs for modern gardens
*How to design an inviting garden
*Nativars: ie, cultivars of native plants -- how well do they work?
* Native American berry plants
Better Homes & Gardens April
*21 New Garden Ideas, including:
* BIG containers
* Raised beds of rusted steel
* New 2015 summer annuals
* Outdoor ideas from designer Alissa Shanley of Denver