Mid-Atlantic

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    High Spring in Carla’s Garden

    We’ve visited the garden of Carla Zambelli Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania, many times. Most recently she shared the early blooms of spring with us (Celebrating Spring With Carla). Today, we’re…

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    Epimediums from Eric

    Today we’re visiting with Eric Sternfels. I’ve submitted photos several times before from my personal garden in Northwest Philadelphia (Summer in Eric's Garden). Here are some photos showing my increasing…

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    4 More Native Perennials to Add to a Spring Garden

    After months of cold and little to do but dream up next year's plans, the spring is finally upon us, and activity has returned to the garden. The awakening landscape…

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    Brian’s New Jersey Garden

    Brian Coleman, a self-described Iowa boy stuck in suburban New Jersey, grows a wonderful array of unusual and beautiful plants in his garden, many in them in hypertufa containers that…

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    Recap of the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show

    The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) has hosted the Philadelphia Flower Show since 1829. Traditionally held indoors in early March at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the show was moved outdoors in…

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    Bob’s Japanese-Style Garden

    We recently visited Bob and Linda Vivian’s beautiful Pennsylvania garden (Gardening in Pennsylvania), and today Bob is welcoming us back to take a tour of their Japanese-style garden. This view…

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    Celebrating Spring With Carla, Part 2

    Today we’re back in Malvern, Pennsylvania, celebrating spring with frequent GPOD contributor Carla Zambelli Mudry. A little birdhouse brings cheerful color all year long and will, no doubt, soon be…

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    Celebrating Spring With Carla

    Today we’re celebrating spring with frequent GPOD contributor Carla Zambelli Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Spring is finally back, and every day brings new discoveries in the garden—heirloom daffodils opening all…

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    Ice Storm in Laura’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Laura. After a sudden drop in temperature, my suburban Philadelphia garden was transformed with a shimmering coating of ice. Without much forethought but with my cell…

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    Alan’s Rural Garden Beauty

    Today we're visiting with Alan Weisberg. I live in the foothills of Haycock Mountain in rural southeastern Pennsylvania, I’ve been gardening for 45 years on three acres of what was…