The 2015 Prairie Garden brings gardeners a double bill of exciting plant options for the Prairies with both succulents and grasses featured. These two plant groups are current hot topics among gardeners and garden writers. With an eye to Prairie conditions, specialists and gardeners present exceptional guidelines for growing and caring for these plant groups. Normally thought of as plants for warm places the use of succulents and cacti are amazingly suitable for the Prairies, many of them wintering well. Meanwhile numerous grasses provide a new structure and form that adds exciting interest our gardens.
Editor Tammy Jensen is deeply involved with all aspects of the family-run Jensen’s Nursery in Winnipeg. Tammy’s love of plants, horticultural expertise and business acumen have contributed to her uniqueness as this edition's guest editor.