Annual Flowers

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    A Great Year for Poppies in Amanda’s Garden

    Hi GPODers! Today we're looking at the lavish bounty Amanda Benick gathered from her garden so far this year. This beautiful bouquet is a feast for the senses with vibrant…

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    July in Tingshu’s Front Garden

    We’re in Massachusetts today, visiting Tingshu Hu’s garden. Tingshu has been sharing scenes from her garden at different times of the year. Today we’ve moved into July and are looking…

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    A Stunning Fall Bouquet with Annuals

    Annuals do more than just look good in the garden; they also make excellent cut flowers for floral arrangements—especially in fall as they give it their all and put out…

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    Stars in Keith’s Garden

    Keith Irvine is sharing photos with us today—some close-up looks at the stars of his Zone 3 garden in Oxdrift, Ontario. I struggled for years to get a decent mature…

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    This Year in Marilyn’s Garden

    We’re visiting with Marilyn Regnier today. We’ve visited her garden before (Marilyn’s Missouri-Inspired Garden in Minnesota), and today she’s joining in the fun of looking back and sharing the highlights…

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    Darlene’s Healing Garden

    My name is Darlene O'Neil. I live in a small village in Moravia, New York. I had volunteered and donated my time with the VFW Auxiliary for years. This kept…

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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…

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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…

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    Flowers From Jennifer’s Garden

    My name is Jennifer Dixon. I live in New Brunswick in eastern Canada (Zone 4). I have been gardening on and off for five years now and really enjoy seeing…

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    May in Indiana

    Joseph here, sharing some things in bloom in my northern Indiana garden from the first half of May. I’m not sure what species this wallflower (Erysimum sp.) is—it came from…