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    GPOD on the Road: Assiniboine Park Gardens, Part 2

    Happy Friday, GPODers! Last Friday I shared my experience at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As promised, I'm back this week to share more photos from this expansive park with…

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    Spring in Alice’s Ontario Garden

    Hi GPODers! Today we're getting an update from a frequent GPOD contributor, Alice Fleurkens in Ontario. This is Alice again, from Sweaburg, Ontario. Here are some recent pictures of my…

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    Creative Container Designs That Welcome Summer

    I have a passion for green things—and all things related to green things. Plant and container specimens line my greenhouse shelves, carport, and driveway. Come summer, I put all worries…

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    A Guest in Rhonda’s Garden

    Hi GPODers, Today we're in Rhonda's garden in southeastern Pennsylvania. We've seen Rhonda's garden a few times over the years (check out her earlier submissions: Rhonda’s Pennsylvania Garden, Fall in…

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    Charlie’s Wonderful Wyoming Garden

    Hi GPODers! So far the theme of this week's submissions is garden beauty despite challenging conditions! Yesterday we saw how Fran's garden stays lush despite lots of deer activity, and…

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    Episode 160: The RHS Chelsea Flower Show with Annie Guilfoyle  

    Did you ever wonder what it would be like to get exclusive access to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show? Well, your dreams have come true because in this exclusive interview…

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    Not Only Violets Are Blue: Part 2

    Hey GPODers! In case you missed yesterday's post, we're swimming in a sea of blue, thanks to the many early bloomers from Kathy Schreurs's fantastic garden in Iowa. It’s been…

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    How to Grow 10 Perennials for Continuous Summer Blooms

    If there’s one thing the most exciting gardens have in common, it’s that they always have something beautiful happening. And that “something” usually means something in flower. Bringing that idea…

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    Not Only Violets Are Blue: Part 1

    Hi GPODers! Wednesdays can bring on the midweek blues, but Kathy Schreurs is helping us see "blue" in a whole new light. I’m Kathy Schreurs from northwest Iowa, where our…

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    Gail’s Garden on the Side of a Mountain

    Hi GPODers! Today's photos come from Gail Bromer in Black Mountain, North Carolina. As the name suggests, Gail gardens in a very mountainous region and deals with something many gardeners…