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    Fran’s Island Garden

    Happy Monday, GPODers! Hope you all had some fabulous spring weather this weekend and got a chance to enjoy some time outside. If not, today's garden will be a nice…

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    Spring in Debbie and Gerald’s Connecticut Garden

    Happy Monday, GPODers! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend. Here in Connecticut, the warm weather is really amping up and spring seems to already be making way for summer…

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    Lee’s Tulips in Mohawk Valley

    We couldn't have spring here at GPOD without an update from Lee and his fabulous tulips in New York. Lee is a GPOD regular who often shares beautiful and creative…

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    Sheila’s Vermont Garden in Spring

    Yesterday we explored the wild side of Vermont with Sheila, today she's sharing what spring looks like in her garden. I garden in northern Vermont, Zones 4–5 and recently took…

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    Sheila’s Spring Wildflowers

    Hello and happy Monday, GPODers! When I checked the GPOD inbox last week I was excited to see another person who had recently gone "plant watching" and shared some photos…

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    Plants That Take Sun and Shade for the Northeast

      1. Eastern Red Columbine Name: Aquilegia canadensis Zones: 3–8 Size: 2 feet tall and 12 to 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to full shade; average, well-drained soil Native…

  • Canada mayflower plants growing in the shade of a tree

    A Field Guide to Plant Watching

    Happy Monday GPODers! Hope everyone had a beautiful weekend with lots of time spent in the garden. If not in the garden, I hope you at least had an opportunity…

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    A Cut-Flower Garden for the Community

    Hey GPODers! Today's submission is one that gives you those warm-and-fuzzy feelings. It started with a message from Elizabeth on behalf of her friend, Sue: Hello, Fine Gardening. My friend,…

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    Cacti and Succulent Gardening in Connecticut

    Hey GPODers! A new editor is at the helm of Garden Photo of the Day, and I want to take the opportunity to (sort of) formally introduce myself. My name…

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    Anticipating the Colors of Summer

    Today’s photos are from Lee. The winter was a mellow one here in the Mohawk Valley in central New York State. Spring has been fairly warm, but I can't wait…