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    Plants That the Herbivores Will Avoid in the South

    Fionuala Campion says in her article, Dazzling Deer-Resistant Perennials, "Though very graceful and delightful to behold in their native habitat, deer are a voracious force to reckon with in many…

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    Agaves in Ontario

    Alice Fleurkens in Sweaburg, Ontario, has shared her garden with us several times on the GPOD, but today she sent in some photos of a friend’s garden, which is just…

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    Patty’s South Carolina Garden

    Today we're visiting Patty Eckels's garden in Charleston, South Carolina. We’ve visited with Patty before, and it is great to see how the space has developed in the past few…

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    Six Tough Picks for the Southern Plains Hell Strip

    If you’ve ever walked down a city sidewalk, then you are likely familiar with a hell strip—that narrow section of yard sandwiched between the sidewalk and the street. The hell…

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    A Floral Display 13 Years in the Making

    I hope this finds you well and ready for the December holiday season. We love receiving the Garden Photo of the Day as well as your regular print editions. They’re…

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    Pest Alert: Agave Snout Weevil

    What is an agave snout weevil (Scyphophorus acupunctatus) you ask? We asked the same thing a few months ago when we noticed one of our American century plants (Agave americana,…

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    Escape From the Cold and Snow

    Barbara Cain lives in Norwell, Massachusetts. She’s shared some photos from her garden with us before. See some of her favorite tropicals in her garden here. But of course this…

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    Making a Jungle in the North

    Michael Passarello shared his garden in North Stamford, Connecticut, with us last week, and he happily sent in some more photos for us to enjoy today. Michael is a garden…

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    Inspiration From a Mediterranean Garden

    Today’s photos are from Cherry Ong's recent visit to Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Canada. You’ve probably seen photos of parts of the garden, but Cherry is treating us to…

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    Regional Picks: Grass Companions – Southeast

        1. ‘Reuben’ Pineapple Lily Name: Eucomis ‘Reuben’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9 Size: 18 inches tall; 3 bulbs per square foot Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…