cacti

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    Fall in South Carolina

    Johanna Smith here in Aiken, South Carolina, with pleasures and treasures from my fall garden. My Meyer lemon tree (Citrus × meyeri, Zones 8–11) has become as wide as my…

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    GPOD on the Road: Garfield Park Conservatory

    Hello all! It is Joseph your GPOD editor here, taking you along on a recent trip I took to Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago. I’d not been there before and…

  • Episode 117: Tender Plants Worth Saving
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    Episode 117: Tender Plants Worth Saving

    Nearly everyone can grow tropical plants outdoors during the summer months, but when the first frosts are forecasted, gardeners in colder climates know there will be some tough decisions ahead.…

  • cactus with large bright red flowers
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    Idaho Gardening with Nich

    Today’s photos are from Nich, who works as a plant breeder and grower at Edward’s Greenhouse in Boise, Idaho, which is in USDA Zone 6. This beautiful view is from…

  • Echinocactus grusonii
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    Designing a Cacti and Succulent Garden in the Southwest

    Warming climate trends are creating more opportunities to add diverse succulents to Southwestern gardens. In Santa Fe, where I live, our USDA Zone has moved from Zone 5 in 1995…

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    Beautiful Plants in Alberta

    Brody lives in northern Alberta, Canada, and loves observing interesting native plants in the wild as well as growing all sorts of unusual plants at home. Drosera rotundifolia (sundew, Zones…

  • botanical garden full of cacti
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    GPOD on the Road: Two Arizona Gardens

    Carol is taking us on the road today to warm, dry, Arizona. I thought I'd join in and share some photos I took while on the road recently. I traveled…

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    Alex’s Florida Plant Collection

    Today we’re visiting with Alex Saint in Florida, who is not only a plant lover but a photographer, as you’ll see from the gorgeous images he’s captured. (For more, check…

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    Columnar Cacti for the Southwest

    A beautiful thing about cacti is the variety of shapes and sizes you can find for your specific needs and space. We love having a variety of heights in our…

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    Gardening in the Desert

    Today's photos are from the Sonoran Desert garden of Alan and Melissa Grosso in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Fountain Hills is a very picturesque town, with rolling hills dotted with the…