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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  • close up of two snow trillium flowers
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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…

  • close up of pink cannonball tree flower
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    GPOD on the Road: Caribbean Gardens

    Hello, I’m Lisa Remby. I have shared photos of my Zone 6b Massachusetts garden on GPOD before  (A New Garden in Massachusetts). Recently, my husband and I visited two gardens…

  • outdoor room covered in plants
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    Joe’s Exuberant Buffalo Garden

    Today we’re in Buffalo, New York, visiting with Joe Hopkins. We’ve visited with Joe before (Color-Blind Plant Combinations). He gardens on a small, urban lot and is partially color blind,…

  • close up of small garden bed during its peak in summer
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    Looking Back at Last Year’s Garden with Joan

    Today’s photos are from Joan Ganley. My garden in January is always a cold and snowy place. Looking out on the snowy landscape, I make notes of where I might…

  • close up of blue bearded iris flower
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    More Close-ups in Hugh’s Garden

    A few weeks ago, Hugh Locke shared some beautiful close-up views of flowers from his garden in Montrose, New York (Close-ups in Hugh's Garden). Today we’re going to enjoy more…

  • bright yellow flowers with pool in the background
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    Back to the Mohawk Valley

    Today we’re in Ilion, New York, visiting with Lee. We’ve been to Lee’s garden before (Lee's Backyard Escape), and it is great to be back to see more of it.…

  • close up of snowdrops growing in early spring
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    Early Spring in Pennsylvania

    We’re visiting with Carla Z. Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania today: Early spring seems to have arrived. This year she came to see us in late February. To me this is…

  • close up of pink, blue, purple, and white flowers in summer
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    Northford Garden

    Today we’re visiting with MJ McCabe. We purchased this property in Northford, Connecticut, about 40 years ago. It was a former apple orchard. Gradually, the ancient apple trees started to…

  • close up of classic Galanthus flowers
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    Galanthus: A Flower Carpet for the Early Spring Garden

    Today we’re in Margot Navarre’s garden in Washington State, where snowdrops are doing their annual late winter–early spring display. These classic bulbs bloom earlier than just about anything else. Moreover,…

  • spring plants and bulbs on both sides of a brick path
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    Dodie’s Alabama Garden

    My name is Dodie. I’ve been gardening in northern Alabama for 15 years. Our urban property is in a historic neighborhood in Decatur. It had a wonderful backbone of plantings…