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November/December 2015

Subscribers can read the Chicagoland Gardening November/December 2015 issue online.

Cover Photo: Snow on the mountain (Euphorbia marginata). Photography By Ron Capek

Features

Poinsettia and Its Kin
They don’t look alike. Not even close. But kinfolk come in all shapes and sizes. True of people and true of plants. By Carolyn Ulrich

The Four-Season Garden
A corner lot planted exclusively with native plants provides beauty and interest whatever the season. By Heather Prince

Hedged In
Every garden needs structure to provide order and enhance the beauty of its other plantings. Sometimes a living hedge is the answer. By Mary Boldan

Columns

The Indoor Garden
Rarely-Blooming Plants

Garden Basics
Landscaping Don’ts

The Edible Garden
Goji Berries

The Hands-On Gardener
DIY Book Planter

Kids’ Gardening
Make a Coat Hanger Topiary

Good Gardens
Random Acts of Flowers

The Container Garden
Beyond Red and Green

Mike Nowak

Departments

Editor’s Note

Q & A

Ask the Garden Pros

Regional Reports

Bee’s Eye View

Potpourri
Gardening News and Views

Calendar of Events

Gardener’s Marketplace

Special Sections

Order-Direct Gardening

Winter Greens & Activities

 

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