• various shrubs in the garden bed

    Alice’s Ontario Garden

    We’re in Sweaburg, Ontario, visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We’ve been to her garden before (Alice's Front Garden in Canada) so check out the earlier posts if you want to see…

  • reverse bicolor daffodil

    GPOD on the Road: Butchart Gardens Daffodils

    Cherry Ong is sharing more photos of spring bloom at Butchart Gardens in Victoria, British Columbia. Today she’s focusing on all the beautiful daffodils (Narcissus hybrids, Zones 3–9) that caught…

  • close up of bright yellow daffodils and red tulips

    GPOD on the Road: Spring at Butchart

    Cherry Ong is taking us along to see spring at Butchart Gardens in British Columbia. This garden is famous for over-the-top displays of spring bulbs and annuals, which paint the…

  • pink white and purple lewisia growing up a stone retaining wall

    GPOD on the Road: Government House Gardens

    Cherry Ong has visited the beautiful gardens at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia, which is the official residence of the lieutenant governor of British Columbia. More to our interests,…

  • fallen rhododendron flowers around stepping stone path covered in moss

    GPOD on the Road: Darts Hill Garden Park

    Cherry Ong is taking us on another trip, today to a beautiful public garden in Surrey, British Columbia. She says, “Been itching to visit Darts Hill Garden Park to see…

  • view of lake and mountains behind a garden lined by trees

    Revisiting a British Columbia Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Suzanne Pearce in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. My husband, Bruce, and I submitted photos to GPOD in 2021 (Spring in British Columbia). At the…

  • mannequin covered in succulents

    GPOD on the Road: More of Centennial Park Conservatory

    Cherry Ong is taking us along on more of her visit to Centennial Park Conservatory outside of Toronto. She visited in March, when it was still snowy outside but full…

  • close up of yellow pink and blue spring bulbs

    GPOD on the Road: Centennial Park Conservatory

    Friend-of-the-GPOD Cherry Ong was in Toronto recently and sent us these photos from the Centennial Park Conservatory. These are specifically of a part of the greenhouse where there was a…

  • close up of various red orange and yellow annual flowers

    Return to Keith’s Zone 3 Garden

    Today we're back to Keith in chilly Zone 3 in Canada. Today I would like to share photos of the latest evolution in my garden that I didn't have room…

  • various bright yellow flowers around a white picket fence

    Keith’s Zone 3 Garden

    My name is Keith Irvine. I am 70 years old, and I am guessing that I started my first garden somewhere between the ages of 6 and 10. I grew…