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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    Arianne’s Garden in Minneapolis

    Arianne is letting us into her beautiful garden today. I want to share my Zone 4B garden with you. This is a mixture of both perennials and annuals, mostly planted…

  • close up of white anemones
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    Celebrating End-of-Summer Beauty with Maxine, Part 2

    We’re back for a second day of enjoying the beauty of late summer and early fall in Maxine Brisport’s Rotterdam, New York, garden. Classic blooms of the late summer garden…

  • hostas and yellow flowers along a garden path
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    Celebrating End-of-Summer Beauty with Maxine

    Today we’re in Rotterdam, New York, visiting with Maxine Brisport. Each year I gaze in wonderment of the beauty that graces my upstate New York garden—from the brilliant yellow of…

  • brick garden walkway lined with marigolds
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    Returning to Chris’s Pennsylvania Garden

    We’re back today in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, where Chris has, over the past few years, transformed his mostly empty yard into a lush, beautiful garden. Chris poses with his huge stand…

  • close up of bumblebee on zinnia
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    Side Yard Transformation by Chris

    Today’s photos are from Chris. I am from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania where I run a homeless outreach non-profit and offer plants and seedlings from the garden in exchange for donations. Our…

  • close up of Jack-in-the-pulpit flowers
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    Nancy’s Virginia Garden

    Today we’re in Colonial Heights, Virginia, visiting Nancy Snyder’s garden. Nancy has had this hibiscus (Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ (Zones 5–9) in the garden for three years, and she says it…

  • garden paths and patio illuminated at night
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    The Garden at Night

    Today we’re in Raleigh, North Carolina, visiting with John Matthews. I am an avid gardener, and while my gardens show very well during the day, I really like the fact…

  • bright pink begonias growing underneath various shade plants
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    Late Summer in Michigan

    Today we’re in Nella’s Michigan garden. Usually my spring garden is my favorite. It's a lovely welcome to the new gardening season after a cold, gray Michigan winter. This year…

  • birdbath with pink and purple astilbes and yellow daylilies
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    Bath Time! (for Birds)

    Today’s photos are from Susan Warde in St. Paul, Minnesota (Zone 4b). I love ponds and waterfalls and fountains but don’t want to deal with the work they entail. So…

  • swallowtail butterfly on an ironweed with bright purple flowers
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    End of Summer in Carla’s Garden, Part 2

    Today we’re back in Carla Z. Mudry’s garden in Malvern, Pennsylvania, celebrating the blooms of the end of summer. Azaleas (Rhododendron hybrids, Zones 6–9) are traditionally a feature of spring…