Pennsylvania

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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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    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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    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…

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    Gardening in Pennsylvania

    Today Bob and Linda Vivian are sharing their Pennsylvania garden with us. There’s plenty of garden here to keep Linda and me busy. We don’t mind it at all. It’s…

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    Summer and Fall in Angie’s Garden

    Today we’re taking a look back at Angie’s garden in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Angie’s yard is small, so she uses a lot of pots to add extra color and diversity to…

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    Sharon’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today’s photos are from Sharon Danovich Lupone. She gardens in Pittsburgh but loves the style of gardens from farther south. Since 2008, we have worked diligently to bring our yard…

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    Exploring Native Lawn Alternatives That Thrive in the Mid-Atlantic

    Jeff Lorenz and his team at Refugia Design specialize in creating native landscapes in the Philadelphia area. In addition to looking better than turf grass, the gardens they design also…