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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    GPOD on the Road: Spring from the Takata Japanese Garden

    Today friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong is taking us along to the Takata Japanese Garden at the Horticulture Center of the Pacific (HCP) in Victoria, British Columbia, which she…

  • old stone fountain with plants planted inside and crocheted around
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    Making Garden Magic Bloom

    Today’s post is from Barbara Martin. On May 1,  five friends and I (we've dubbed ourselves the Secret Magic Garden Society) staged a fundraising event to restore the long-ignored and,…

  • garden bed with flamingo garden art
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    Jonathan’s Guster Pool Garden

    Today’s photos come from Jonathan Harris, in Maine, who is sharing the garden around his pool, which he calls his Guster Pool Garden, because there are signs on the fence…

  • shrub covered in light pink double flowers
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    Spring in Elle’s Garden

    Today we’re in Stamford, Connecticut. Elle Ronis's garden is always spectacular. We’ve visited it before (Elle's Garden), and today we get to enjoy it in peak spring bloom. It wouldn’t…

  • garden bed for full of pink flowers
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    Terry’s Creative North Carolina Garden

    Today we’re in Hillsborough, North Carolina, where Terry combines beautiful plants with unusual pieces of garden art and sculpture made from repurposed materials. Money plant (Lunaria annua, Zones 5–9) is…

  • mass plantings of yellow and purple flowers
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    Joanna’s Ontario Garden

    Today Alina is sharing photos of her mother Joanna’s garden. My mother has been working on her garden for over 20 years. When first purchased, her 1/3-acre property in Waterloo,…

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    The Wave Hill Alpine House

    Today’s photos were sent in by Sandra Schaller. Sandra works at Wave Hill, a fantastic public garden in the Bronx in New York City. She recently took over care of…

  • garden in full bloom with lots of different color
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    Revisiting Tracy’s Garden

    We visited Tracy’s beautiful East Bay, California, garden last week, where we focused on her dry garden plantings of cacti, succulents, and other plants that thrive without supplemental water. Today…

  • water fountain surrounded by hydrangeas and ornamental grass
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    Kathy’s Labor of Love

    Today we’re visiting Kathy Bishop’s beautiful garden. I live in Portland, Oregon, and my garden has evolved endlessly for the past 25 years. This started as a bare quarter-acre dirt…

  • close up of Japanese maple with ferns behind
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    High Spring in Carla’s Garden

    We’ve visited the garden of Carla Zambelli Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania, many times. Most recently she shared the early blooms of spring with us (Celebrating Spring With Carla). Today, we’re…