*The 2014 landscape design awards are featured in this issue, with photos of each winning entry.
*General design top award: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
*Top residential award: Jeffrey Carbo Landscape Architects for Woodland Rain Gardens in Caddo Parish, Louisiana
* Plus all the other winners
Garden Design Autumn 2014
*Landscape architect Di Zock converts a steep slope into useable garden areas, including a veg garden, firepit and dining areas, and outdoor kitchen, in a blend of modern and Mediterranean styles
*Designer Scott Shrader mixes modern landscape materials that blend perfectly with a contemporary LA beach house.
*Designer Portfolio features LA Steve Martino of Phoenix
*And much more in this issue you won't want to miss.
Better Homes & Gardens October 2014
*Landscape designer Lisa Port, APLD, of Banyon Tree Design Studio in Seattle carves out level spaces on a very steep slope to give clients useable garden areas. Great design elements unify the space.
*An old brick home gets new architectural elements & updated landscaping to give it a most updated look.
*Stylish planters & more for the entryway
The American Gardner Sept-Oct 2014
*The best of the ornamental alliums
* The important ecological role of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.
*And a book review by yours truly of The Living Landscape by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy