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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    A Purple Plant Palette in Asheville, NC

    Happy Friday, GPODers! It's safe to say that every gardener has a particular penchant for color. Whether it's a riot of color combinations (flowers and foliage in every hue and…

  • three bouquets of white, yellow, and pink flowers
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    A Cut-Flower Garden for the Community

    Hey GPODers! Today's submission is one that gives you those warm-and-fuzzy feelings. It started with a message from Elizabeth on behalf of her friend, Sue: Hello, Fine Gardening. My friend,…

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    Cacti and Succulent Gardening in Connecticut

    Hey GPODers! A new editor is at the helm of Garden Photo of the Day, and I want to take the opportunity to (sort of) formally introduce myself. My name…

  • bright red and green blown glass leaves in the bog garden
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    Back in Jay Sifford’s Beautiful Bog Gardens

    Today we're exploring more of Jay Sifford's lesser-seen back garden. We've toured and featured the award-winning landscape designer's immaculate stylized meadow front garden, but now we're wondering why the blooming…

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    Spectacular Spring Ephemerals in Jay Sifford’s Back Garden

    It's always a treat when award-winning landscape designer Jay Sifford sends in photos of his fabulous home garden in the mountains of North Carolina. Today we have an extra-special treat:…

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    GPOD on the Road: Wildflowers of Southern Indiana

    It is your GPOD editor, Joseph, here today, sharing photos of more wildflower adventures, this time in southern Indiana. It is amazing to me what beautiful flowers I saw and…

  • close up of light purple woodland phlox blooms
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    GPOD on the Road: Cincinnati Wildflowers

    Joseph here, your GPOD editor. Last week I was in the Cincinnati area for a work project, and I took some time to hike in a few area parks. It…

  • Daphne juliae covered in pink flowers
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    Tiny Treasures in Brigitta’s Garden

    Brigitta Stewart, the owner of the small mail-order nursery Arrowhead Alpines in Michigan, has a garden full of tiny treasures, many of them very rare—special plants that you don’t see…

  • various houseplants climbing up and trailing down a pillar
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    El’s Dream Indoor Garden

    My name is El, and I have always been surrounded by plants. My original interest in succulents and the fun in propagating them led me to creating my dream indoor…

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    Ebony’s Favorite Succulents

    I’m Ebony, and I’m from southwestern Louisiana. I’ve been growing succulents for nearly six years, and it’s been such a great hobby for me. I’m a wife, mom, and pharmacist,…