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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    Learning to Embrace Shade in the Garden

    When you have lived at a property for nearly 50 years, you are bound to see your landscape go through some changes. Linda Skyler is no stranger to this reality,…

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    Late Summer in Kevin’s Garden

    My name is Kevin Kelly, and I garden in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b). My property is on 1/3 acre in a suburban neighborhood. I have lived here for 25 years.…

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    Mary’s Ohio Garden

    My name is Mary Harkacz, and my garden is located in northeastern Ohio. I’ve been gardening for over 30 years, but I’ve worked on this one for over 20! It…

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    Dangling to Garden at Age 70

    Hello, this is Peggy Rupert from Brookings, Oregon, on the coast. You have twice published my garden (Giant Snapdragons!, and Gardening on the Oregon Coast). I am sending you photos…

  • perfectly shaped shrubs
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    Where’s Cherry? Burchart Japanese Garden

    Cherry Ong, friend of the GPOD, has enjoyed traveling to wonderful gardens lately and sharing incredible photos with us, so we’re starting today what is going to be a semi-regular…

  • tall sunflowers in the middle of a dense garden bed
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    Lessons Learned From a New Garden

    My name is Hayden Brown, and I am a 28-year-old gardener in Hillsboro, Oregon, Zone 8. Having grown up on a farm, gardens and the outdoors were a huge part…

  • shrub covered in pink flowers in a sea of green foliage
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    Linda’s West Vancouver Garden

    My name is Linda Corinaldi. This is my second year sending my photos to you (previous post is here: Putting Down Roots, at Last). In a normal year here in…

  • small garden patio with black table set
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    Turning a Problem Into a Feature

    Today we're visiting Kathleen Hooper's garden. When my family and I moved from two acres in Connecticut to our Winnetka, Illinois (near Chicago) house, I inherited a small landscaped yard.…

  • sunny garden bed full of flowers above stone wall
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    New Spaces in Carol’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Carol Verhake. Here in Berwyn, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b/7a), I continue to expand my 21-year-old garden. I have replaced the lawn with planting beds in many areas…

  • pink phlox flowers
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    Susan’s Garden in the Catskills

    Today we’re in the Catskill Mountains of New York State, visiting Susan Simperfender’s garden. I’m a self-taught gardener who has benefited from advice from locals, friends, and our local nursery—and…