Joseph Tychonievich

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    Spring Discoveries

    Hi, this is Joseph in Indiana. I moved into my house about a year and a half ago, and the yard was a completely taken over by masses of invasive…

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    First Blooms of Early Spring

    It's Joseph here in Indiana! It is still early spring here, and after a mild winter the temps have turned cool again, slowing everything down—but the earliest bloomers are already…

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    Favorite White Flowers

    Hi GPODers, This is your editor, Joseph. GPOD submissions are very slow this time of year, with most of us settling in to wait out the winter, so I’m taking…

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    Hot Flowers Worth Growing

    January is a good time to look back at other times in the garden, and today, with the winter cold and snow all around, I thought I’d take a look…

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    Garden Highlights of 2022

    Hi GPODers, this is your editor, Joseph, and as we head into serious winter here in my northern Indiana garden, I’m looking back at my favorite garden moments from the…

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    GPOD on the Road: Garfield Park Conservatory

    Hello all! It is Joseph your GPOD editor here, taking you along on a recent trip I took to Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. I’d not been there before and…

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    Wildflowers of the Indiana Dunes

    Indiana Dunes National Park in northeastern Indiana is full of unique ecosystems created by the tall sand dunes along the shore of Lake Michigan. Lots of people visit this park…

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    Late-Season Favorites

    It's Joseph, your GPOD editor, here. In my northern Indiana garden the dahlias are in peak bloom, and there is a little chill in the air in the mornings. So…

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    One Year in a New Garden

    This is Joseph, your GPOD editor, welcoming you to my new garden in South Bend, Indiana. I moved here almost exactly a year ago. When I moved in, the garden…

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    Spring in Northern Indiana

    It is your GPOD editor, Joseph, here today, sharing some images of spring in my garden and around town where I live in northern Indiana. One of my favorite daffodil…