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    Gardening for a Friend

    Hello, this is Cindy in Chicago. A good friend was expecting her first baby this past spring. I knew she would be busy with an infant, so I volunteered to…

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    Tree-Shopping Tips

    A tree is a big investment, so it is worth taking some time to find exactly the right tree for your garden. Before you begin shopping, it’s a good idea…

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    Katie’s Indiana Garden

    I’m Katie. I’m a proud Midwesterner, and all of these photos are from my Indiana backyard garden. By day, I am a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. By weekend and…

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    October in Alice’s Garden

    Today we’re paying another visit to Alice from Sweaburg in southwestern Ontario. After quite a time of not being able to do much in the garden, things are looking up…

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    5 Unusual Bulbs for the Midwest

    While cool nights and diminishing daylight in fall triggers putting our gardens to bed at the forefront of our minds, don’t forget that this is the time to consider enlivening…

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    GPOD on the Road: Garden Tour With Cherry

    This week we’re on the road with Cherry Ong again, looking back at some gardens she got to visit on a garden tour organized by the Toronto Botanical Garden. Today…

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    Interesting Broadleaf Evergreens for the Midwest

    In an episode of Fine Gardening's podcast, Let’s Argue About Plants, the hosts discuss the importance of evergreen plants, and the particular perks of broadleaf evergreens: “The key to any…

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    10 Tips for Transitioning to Autumn Garden Containers

    Right around the time that days shorten and the nights get cooler, it becomes clear that our containers may be getting a little tired after working so hard during the…

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    GPOD on the Road: Garden Tour in Toronto

    We’re with Cherry Ong today, tagging along on a garden tour she did earlier this year during a trip to the Toronto area. According to the brochure Cherry received for…

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    September in Alice’s Garden

    Today we’re in Sweaburg, Ontario, visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We’ve been to her beautiful garden a couple times before (see Alice’s Front Garden in Canada), and it is always a…