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  • Design

    Saying Goodbye to Annuals

    Today’s photos come from longtime friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong. (If you've not seen her garden before, start here or here.) Thought I'd send some photos from before some…

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    Creating Holiday Cheer in Containers

    Robin Parsons is sharing some her handiwork today. She writes: I loved your recent articles on containers and utilizing existing materials. Hope you will enjoy these pots I design seasonally for a…

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    The Great Houseplant Migration

    I’m not much of a houseplant person during the warm part of the year. In fact, virtually all my house plants spend the summer outside on the patio, where they’re…

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    Break the Houseplant Rules

    I started collecting houseplants in 1979, right about the time I found James Underwood Crockett’s houseplant book, Crockett’s Indoor Garden, at a garage sale for 50 cents. I was a…

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    Preview: Houseplant Myths

    Admit it: you are dying to adopt something green and growing into your home. But you hesitate. Although you might be a whiz in the garden, somehow translating those skills…

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    A Garden in 40 Shades of Green

    Emmanuel Touhey sent us these photos of his garden in Burke, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. This is my first real American garden. Born and raised in Ireland, I moved…

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    Bringing Bright Colors to Small Spaces

    Tamara Kljaic sent in today’s photos from her mother’s garden in Rockford, Illinois. Her mother is a lifelong lover of flowers, and these are some of her favorite images from…

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    Plants That Take Heat and Humidity

    My name is Jim Smith from Hartselle, Alabama, and I want to share a few photos of my garden. The garden is about five years old. I had minimal gardening…

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    Master Gardeners Put on a Fair Display

    Jackie Stasevich sent in these photos of a great project by her local group of Master Gardeners: The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair in Michigan just wrapped up, and our local…

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    Creating High-Drama Container Designs

    Today’s photos come from Laurel Prothro. The project started with accumulating volunteer hours for my Master Gardener certificate, I started and completed the wonderful course early this year with the…