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Sini’s New Jersey Garden

Beauty in all the seasons

Pink magnolia blossoms against a bright sunset

Today we’re off to New Jersey to visit Sini’s garden.

A small greenhouse in a snowy landscapeI’m SO JEALOUS of this greenhouse! What a perfect escape from a snowy, cold winter to have a little greenhouse full of green growing things!

Greenhouse surrounded and filled by growing plantsThe same greenhouse in the summer, with tomatoes growing inside. Simple greenhouses can be useful in the summer as well as the winter, helping heat-loving plants thrive in cool-summer climates.

Pink magnolia blossoms against a bright sunsetIt’s hard to decide which is more beautiful—the sun lighting up the sky or the abundant blooms on the saucer magnolia (Magnolia × soulangeana, Zones 4–9).

redbud in full bloomA mature redbud (Cercis canadensis, Zones 4–9) covered with its iconic magenta spring blooms. This tree, native to eastern North America, is not only beautiful in the garden, but its edible flowers are beautiful scattered over a salad.

Rhododendron PJMA spring scene of what looks to be the classic Rhododendron ‘PJM’ (Zones 4–8), which is one of the most beautiful and most easily grown of the rhododendrons.

Blue iris flowers with trees and shrubs behind themBearded irises (Iris hybrids, Zones 3–9) come in a mind-boggling array of colors and patterns, but it is hard to beat this classic, rich blue.

Two chickens with several baby chicks on and around themHOW CUTE! Baby chicks hanging out with some attentive hens.

Japanese maple in fallIncredible fall color from a Japanese maple (Acer palmatum, Zones 5–9)

A pathway covered with fallen red leavesThe leaves may be even more beautiful forming a carpet of scarlet on the ground.


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  1. raggedrobin1 02/19/2021


  2. mainer59 02/19/2021

    This is the most beautiful set of pictures! You are clearly a talented gardener and designer. I'm envious of the greenhouse, too.

  3. Rebeccazone7 02/19/2021

    Ok, so color me jealous. The babies are so adorable. I love the way the pictures are from all different seasons..great job.

  4. pam_clemmons 02/19/2021

    Absolutely exquisite! ❤️

  5. sagebird52 02/19/2021

    Wonderful elegant and inspiring photos - great start to the day tp look at such beauty and cute chicks!

  6. PG20 02/19/2021

    Lovely garden and photos!

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    treasuresmom 02/19/2021

    Oh, my, my, my. No words to describe how beautiful the pics are. Love those autumn colors!!!

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    user-7007816 02/19/2021

    Your gardens are stunning. Thank you for sharing.

  9. cynthia2020 02/19/2021

    Sini - I enjoyed all of the scenes from your garden. Thank you for sharing!

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    simplesue 02/19/2021

    New Jersey "The Garden State" living up to it's name!
    Very pretty garden and photos!

  11. btucker9675 02/19/2021

    As a former long time resident of the Garden State who missed her gardens there every day, these photos brought back a flood of memories and a bit of melancholy. I know that most people aren't aware of just how beautiful most of New Jersey is - and how spectacular sunsets there can be, particularly in the winter. Thank you for bringing me "home" for a little while!

  12. [email protected] 02/19/2021

    Great mix of pictures. I can't wait for my very young Redbud to put on a show like yours! Just when I think I don't really want a greenhouse, I see one like yours, and, maybe, I really do want one! Thanks, and compliments to the gardener!

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    vanhatalosuomi 02/19/2021

    Thanks for sharing. Great photos!

  14. carolineyoungwilliams 02/22/2021

    Sini, Thank you so much for sharing such a beautiful garden. Your trees and shrubs are so gorgeous, not to mention your chicks. :-)

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