Joseph Tychonievich

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    Garden Photo of the Day

    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…

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    Garden Photo of the Day

    Surviving the Indiana Winter

    Today it is me, your GPOD editor, Joseph, checking in from my very snowy garden in northern Indiana. Recently, we had a warm day, some snow melted, and I saw…

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    Garden Photo of the Day

    Spring in Norfolk

    Hi all, this is Joseph, your GPOD editor, and today I’m sharing some photos from a trip I took at the end of March to Norfolk Botanical Gardens in Norfolk,…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    Seeds and Berries

    Hi GPODers, today it is your editor, Joseph, sharing some photos. In looking through photos recently, I noticed some of my favorite shots of seeds and berries on plants. Flowers…

  • Garden Photo of the Day

    Plants I Was Thankful for This Year

    Hi, GPOD readers! This is your GPOD editor Joseph, and on this Thanksgiving Day I thought I’d look back at some of the plants that I’ve been most thankful for…

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    Early Summer in Virginia

    Hi GPODers! This is Joseph, your GPOD editor, and today I’m going to share a little bit of what is going on in my garden in Williamsburg, Virginia. First up,…

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    The Other Irises

    You know how sometimes at a party or dinner there is that one super-extrovert who so totally dominates the conversation that it is hard to notice or get to know…

  • Design

    Heavenly Scents—Fragrant Plants and Flowers

    A few years ago, I was walking with a friend through a wonderful rose garden and pointed out one of my favorite varieties: the old-fashioned rose ‘Madame Ernest Calvat’, which…

  • Article

    Regional Picks: Unusual Evergreens – Midwest

    1. Ratstripper Name: Paxistima canbyi USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7 Size: 6 to 8 inches tall and 2 to 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist,…