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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  • Purple azalea with extra petals
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    Spring in Lena’s Garden

    Hello! My name is Lena White. I live in Charlotte, North Carolina. I’ve been gardening here for over 30 years. I’ve just recently retired from the practice of medicine, so…

  • blooms of an apple tree
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    Garden Photos from Maureen

    Today we’re visiting with Maureen Budny in North Reading, Massachusetts. Maureen is an amateur photographer and has shared some of her photos with us before (A Photographer's Eye in the…

  • A square stone patio surrounded by green plants, purple tulips, and backed by a painted wall.
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    Revisiting Ned Wolf Park

    Today Eric Sternfels is taking us to visit a beautiful community-created garden in Philadelphia called Ned Wolf Park. He introduced us to this lovely garden before (A Garden Made by…

  • Daffodils in a vase
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    Spring After a Hard Winter

    Today we’re off to Apalachin, New York, to visit with Jane Watkins. This winter was a particularly hard one for my Zone 5b garden in upstate New York. We received…

  • Mass of pink cleome flowers
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    One of Alan’s Favorite Flowers

    Today Alan Weisberg is sharing one of his favorite flowers with us: cleome (Cleome hassleriana, annual). From the foothills of Haycock Mountain in rural southeastern Pennsylvania I’ve been gardening for…

  • Two small white flowers
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    Wildflowers from Staten Island

    Today’s photos are from Virginia Sherry. I'm writing to you from Staten Island, the greenest borough of New York City, where I have gardened for over 60 years. I'd like…

  • big green tomatoes
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    Erin’s Garden in Maryland

    Today we’re off to Baltimore to visit with Erin! Erin is a busy mother of three but somehow manages to grow a beautiful garden and share lots of photos of…

  • white purissima tulips
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    From Poison Ivy to Flowers

    Today Jason and Grace are sharing their garden with us. Our garden is located in Long Island, New York. We really started working on planting in the summer of 2019.…

  • large mowed lawn with garden chairs in the back corner
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    Mary’s North Carolina Garden

    Today we’re off to Durham, North Carolina, to visit with Mary Zesk Thigpen. Here are several photos of my gardens and yard. They are mostly from the shade gardens and…

  • woman carrying bucket of pink veronica blooms
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    Visiting a Flower Farm

    Today we’re off to Boonsboro, Maryland, to visit a beautiful flower and herb farm! It is called Native Mountain Farm, and you can see more of it by following the…