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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    Garden Photo of the Day

    GPOD on the Road: Fellows Riverside Gardens

    Today we’re in Youngstown, Ohio, visiting the Fellows Riverside Gardens, a beautiful spot that is gorgeous, extensive, and completely free to all visitors thanks to a dedicated group of donors,…

  • close up of brown-eyed Susan
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    Virginia’s Mostly Native Garden

    We’re visiting with Virginia Sherry today. A lifelong gardener, I am the founder of the nonprofit Native Plant Society of Staten Island (in 2019). As summer draws to a close,…

  • close up of a cream colored rose
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    September in Carla’s Garden

    We’ve been in Carla Zambelli’s garden in Malvern, Pennsylvania, before (see High Spring in Carla’s Garden), and today she’s sharing how it looks in September. September is here. It has…

  • front steps with plants on all sides and a container of colorful annual flowers
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    September in Alice’s Garden

    Today we’re in Sweaburg, Ontario, visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We’ve been to her beautiful garden a couple times before (see Alice’s Front Garden in Canada), and it is always a…

  • whimsical elf house built on a tree stump with blue door and trim
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    Creative Recycling in a Woodland Garden

    My name is Paul Brothe, and I live and garden in Newburgh, New York. (See a previous visit to this garden.) In 2020, I cleared an overgrown part of my…

  • raised garden bed full of diverse cacti
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    GPOD on the Road: Allan Gardens Conservatory

    This summer, friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong had a chance to visit the Allan Gardens Conservatory in Toronto. These are some shots from the tropical and arid houses. This…

  • container next to a garden bench with purple and yellow flowers
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    Container Planting Inspiration From Katie

    Today we’re visiting with Katie Verdieck in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Katie is a landscape designer, and she specializes in creating beautiful containers. They’re great inspiration for every gardener because no…

  • garden beds with pink, purple, and yellow flowers
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    Return to Zita’s Garden

    Today we’re in Evanston, Illinois (just outside Chicago), visiting with Zita Swindells. A few years back I sent in pictures of my postconstruction garden (Surviving Construction in the Garden)—nice bones,…

  • close up of yellow prickly pear cactus flowers
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    Cactus in Upstate New York

    Today we’re visiting with Noah Donovan, who loves growing cacti. We’ve featured plenty of cactus-filled gardens on the GPOD, usually in places like Arizona or California. Noah is unusual in…

  • large pink daylily flowers in front of a mass planting of smaller yellow flowers
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    Joanne’s Nova Scotia Garden

    Today we’re visiting Joanne Eddy’s garden. Our property is just outside Halifax, Nova Scotia, and when we bought the house, it was basically a big blank slate. A few trees…