Projects

  • wreath composed of lot of different berries, branches, pinecones, and foliage
    Design

    Winter Wreath Making

    Friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong makes beautiful wreaths each year for the holiday season, and today she is sharing a bunch of beautiful ones with us. She made all…

  • uniquely shaped and colored squash topped with colorful succulents
    Design

    Cherry’s Succulent-Topped Pumpkins

    Today we’re visiting with Cherry Ong in Richmond, British Columbia. Fall is the time to close the garden, and it seems like making topped pumpkins has become a tradition for…

  • Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar
    How-To

    How to Plant an Easy-to-Water Strawberry Jar

    Many gardeners who have tried to use a strawberry jar for patio plantings have been frustrated by the challenge of keeping it evenly moist. Most jars are made of clay,…

  • how to divide perennials
    How-To

    Dividing Perennials Step-by-Step

    Dividing perennials is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to get more plants. Many perennials can be divided, but how and when should you do it? Here are three…

  • Design

    Tour a Landscape of Fascinating Garden Rooms

    As editors of a gardening magazine, we’re often asked, “What’s your favorite garden?” For me the answer is easy—Barbara Weirich’s garden in Benton Harbor, Michigan. It’s a landscape of garden…

  • tussie-mussie
    Design

    Create Winter Tussie-Mussies With Cuttings From Your Garden

    Tussie-mussies are small flower bundles that were worn, carried as fashion accessories, and given as gifts during the Victorian era. They were popularized by Queen Victoria, who often carried around…

  • Article

    Warmer Days in Peggy’s Garden

    Hi, it’s Peggy Fox from Gig Harbor, Washington. I’ve been a GPOD contributor a couple of times over the last few years. (Check out Peggy's articles here and here.) Today…

  • Design

    Dodging the Deer with Containers

    I am Surinder Chadha, I live in Old Tappan in northern New Jersey. Gardening has been my hobby since childhood. In Old Tappan, we are overrun by deer, chipmunks, and…

  • Article

    Dani’s Garden in Germany

    Today we’re off to Laufersweiler, Germany, to see Dani’s beautiful garden. I am sending some photos of my little rose garden. I am an American living in Germany and have…

  • easy water feature
    Design

    How to Create an Easy Water Feature

    If you have ever been to a garden with a water feature, then you know how charming it can be. Water features create a quiet, contemplative mood in any space.…