Garden Photo of the Day

The Garden Photo of the Day (GPOD) is a daily blog that features new, inspirational garden images each weekday morning. Over the years, it’s become the first thing thousands of gardeners read with their morning coffee. Think of it as your morning shot of green, garden-y goodness!

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    Kathleen’s Favorite Gold Plants

    My name is Kathleen Shelman, and I have been gardening for more than 30 years on an acre outside of Portland, Oregon. We are in the foothills of the Cascades,…

  • A peony covered with bright pink flowers
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    Cindy’s Wisconsin Garden

    Today we’re visiting Cindy Lindstedt’s garden in Wisconsin. I have been gardening for 25 years, am certified as a Southeastern Wisconsin Master Gardener (SEWMG) and am a member of the…

  • A garden planted on a mound with logs at one end. A small building is visible behind.
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    Syd’s Hugel Garden

    Today we’re seeing a beautiful garden created by Syd Carpenter. We’ve visited her home garden before (Last Summer in Syd Carpenter's Garden), and today she is sharing a cool project…

  • Caradonna salvia
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    Jay’s Garden in the Mountains

    Today Jay Sifford, an award-winning landscape designer in North Carolina, is sharing his home garden. For the past two years, I've been realizing a dream that I've had since childhood:…

  • purple salvia with green lady's mantel
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    Bill’s Massachusetts Garden

    My name is Bill Hodgeman, and I've been gardening on my property in Sunderland, Massachusetts, since 2015. My neighborhood was a swamp for thousands of years, then before it was…

  • espalier apple tree
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    Tiny Side-Yard Makeover

    My name is Kerry and I live in Portland, Oregon. When I moved into my home eight years ago, the small side yards consisted of concrete and a chain-link fence.…

  • raised beds next to a fenced garden bed
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    Gardens of a Philadelphia Townhouse

    I am Rich from Philadelphia. I am sharing some images from the gardens of our 1812 Federal-style townhouse. There is a front yard, which is located in the middle of…

  • Butterfly weed
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    A Native-Focused Garden

    My name is James, and I garden in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. My focus tends to be on using coastal natives in creative (hopefully) ways. Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica,…

  • A shrub with huge pink flowers with tall purple flowers in front of it
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    Charlene’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today we’re in the town of North East, Pennsylvania, visiting Charlene Kerr’s garden. We are located on the south shore of Lake Erie, in northwestern Pennsylvania (even though the town…

  • View of a garden under tall trees
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    Making Art with the Garden

    Today we’re in Memphis, Tennessee, visiting Renee’s garden. My name is Renee, and I’ve been gardening about 11 years. We’ve been at our current property six years. I did all…