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READER PHOTOS! Magnolias at Longwood Gardens

READER PHOTOS! Magnolias at Longwood Gardens

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Today's photos are from Viktoria Mullin, who gardens in Connecticut. Victoria had a chance to visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, last month at the height of the magnolia bloom...

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Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays!!

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Today's photos are from Shauna McWilliams in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She recently visited the conservatory at Longwood Gardens and had to share this spectacular gingerbread man tree. For eveyone who...

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Happy Halloween!!

Happy Halloween!!

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A few weeks ago, on my final visit of the season to Longwood Gardens, I happened to catch this awesome pumpkin/gourd/squash display, and I thought it'd be the perfect Halloween post. After all...

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Two mystery plants at Longwood Gardens

Two mystery plants at Longwood Gardens

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I fell in love with two plants I'd never seen before when I was at Longwood Gardens last week. Unfortunately, neither was labeled. Sure, I could email Longwood to beg for IDs, but I thought I'd ask...

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The coolest public restrooms on the planet...

The coolest public restrooms on the planet...

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I visited Longwood Gardens down in Pennsylvania late last week, and one of the things I was most excited to see was, believe it or not, their new public bathrooms. When I was there late last summer...

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Veggie trellising ideas from Longwood Gardens

Veggie trellising ideas from Longwood Gardens

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It's impossible to come away from a visit to Longwood Gardens without some serious inspiration. Check out these interesting ideas for trellising veggies with humble materials. Time to dig out...

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Orange is a lovely distraction

Orange is a lovely distraction

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If anything could distract from the awesome pruning job on the huge conical shrub on the upper terrace of this scene at Longwood Gardens, it would be the shocking orange of this azalea. Wow! I'm not...

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Repetition is the key to happiness

Repetition is the key to happiness

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Even just one of these containers is dreamy (1st photo). But a dozen of them (2nd photo)? Stunning! These photos were taken at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square...

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Everythings bigger at Longwood

Everything's bigger at Longwood

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The rex begonia vine (Cissus discolor, USDA Hardiness Zone 11) is one of the greatest vines you can add to your shady containers. I usually grow it in its own small pot on a homemade bamboo tuteur...

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READER PHOTOS! Springtime at Longwood

READER PHOTOS! Springtime at Longwood

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Today's photos are from Viktoria Mullin from Cromwell, Connecticut. She loves to visit Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania in the springtime, and wanted to share some photos she took there last spring...

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The statuesque soar above the sprawling

The statuesque soar above the sprawling

Like skyscrapers in a city, columnar stalks of organ-pipe cactus (Lemaireocereus marginatus) tower above ground-hugging blue-chalksticks (Senecio serpens). Isabelle Greene created this composition in...

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Longwood Gardens, Day 5: Peirces Woods

Longwood Gardens, Day 5: Peirce's Woods

It's Longwood Gardens week at the GPOD! This week, we've been celebrating this fabulous public garden in pictures. Longwood, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a...

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Longwood Gardens, Day 4: The Silver Garden

Longwood Gardens, Day 4: The Silver Garden

It's Longwood Gardens week at the GPOD! This week, we're celebrating this fabulous public garden in pictures. Longwood, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a long-time FG staff...

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Longwood Gardens, Day 3: Annuals in the Idea Garden

Longwood Gardens, Day 3: Annuals in the Idea Garden

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It's Longwood Gardens week at the GPOD! This week, we're celebrating this fabulous public garden in pictures. Longwood, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a long-time FG staff...

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Longwood Gardens, Day 2: The Topiary Garden

Longwood Gardens, Day 2: The Topiary Garden

It's Longwood Gardens week at the GPOD! This week, we're celebrating this fabulous public garden in pictures. Longwood, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a long-time FG staff...

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Its LONGWOOD GARDENS week at the GPOD!

It's LONGWOOD GARDENS week at the GPOD!

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It's Longwood Gardens week at the GPOD! For the next five days, we'll celebrate this fabulous public garden in pictures. Longwood, located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a long-time FG...

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