There is a reason they call New Jersey the Garden State! There's also a reason they call John Markowski an Obsessive Neurotic Gardener (that's a good thing!).

"I'd like to share some recent photos from my garden. The recent FG article about creating a "peak" really resonated with me as I now realize my garden is in a peak."

Keep sending in photos, everyone! Whether you've never shared before or you've been featured multiple times, we want to see your garden! Email a few photos and the story behind your garden to

Do you receive the GPOD by email yet? Sign up here!



Redtwig Dogwood

Ninebark Amber Jubilee

Front Bed

Amsonia Ice

Moth on Baptisia

To read the complete article, join now!

With FGplus, you'll get exclusive:

  • Articles – Exclusive articles for more advanced gardeners.
  • Videos – Join our editors on their behind-the-scenes journeys.
  • Digital Library – Gain access to our digital library of special issues.
  • Need help? Our Ask-the-Expert contributors will answer your questions.