This is the annual awards issue ... this year, 34 top landscape architecture projects are honored in various categories .... General Design, Residential Design, Research, Analysis & Planning, and Communications. And student awards are also featured in this issue.
Not one you'll want to miss.
* Profile of Texas plantsman and explorer John Fairey
* Plants with outstanding features for fall and spring
* How to plant and care for a true organic lawn
* Profile of McCrory Gardens in South Dakota
*Beauty at the Beach - low maintenance design in Encinitas, CA by designer Ryan Prange. Stunning. And lots of water-wise plants.
* Low maintenance backyard in Portland OR by LA Karen Ford.
* Tree therapy at Sunrise Springs, just outside Santa Fe. Yes, trees are therapy for the soul.
* Using triangles in design.
* The art of intermingling in naturalistic planting design.
* Ferns for all situations
Fine Gardening December
* Unusual climbers
* Tough perennials for tough places
* Container plantings for fall