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    Vibrant, Unexpected Color From a Classic Annual

    While you’re perusing seed catalogs or the annual section at your local garden center this year, don’t overlook this jaw-dropping plant if you see it. ‘Fire King’ pincushion flower is…

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    Zone 4b Minneapolis Garden

    Today we’re in Minneapolis, visiting Arianne Baldomero’s garden. This is a garden filled with flowers and lots of color. In this view, balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus, Zones 3–8) takes the…

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    Charlene’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today we’re in the town of North East, Pennsylvania, visiting Charlene Kerr’s garden. We are located on the south shore of Lake Erie, in northwestern Pennsylvania (even though the town…

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    Visiting a Flower Farm

    Today we’re off to Boonsboro, Maryland, to visit a beautiful flower and herb farm! It is called Native Mountain Farm, and you can see more of it by following the…

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    10 Expert Tips for Designing Your Garden

    In an ideal world, everyone would be able to hire a designer to help with big garden decisions. But in reality, most of us end up doing our own design…

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    Expert Design Advice: Color Can Make or Break Your Garden

    Most people don’t want a garden that looks like a crayon box exploded, with every color under the sun scattered about and no rhyme or reason to the design. Yet…

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    Anticipating Spring in the South

    Today we’re headed down to the warmth of Zone 8 and looking back at the beauties of this past spring with Caroline Williams. She has been playing with flower gardening…

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    Plants I Was Thankful for This Year

    Hi, GPOD readers! This is your GPOD editor Joseph, and on this Thanksgiving Day I thought I’d look back at some of the plants that I’ve been most thankful for…

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    Color Themes in Barbara’s Garden

    Today we’re exploring color in Barbara Owen’s garden in Wellesley, Massachusetts. I enjoy starting my morning with the beautiful photography, plants, and garden design in GPOD. I’ve shared before, but…

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    Gardening in Zone 3

    My name is Laureen Stevenson, and I live in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, in Zone 3. Here are some garden pictures of my yard this year. You might think…