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    Fall in the Fern Fairway

    Cherry Ong’s beautiful little side garden that she calls the Fern Fairway is always a little jewel box of perfect plants and wonderful combinations. Recently (The Fern Fairway in Summer)…

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    Welcome Spring with These Container Designs

    Spring is the start of it all—the time when everything you have dreamed about since last year becomes possible. These possibilities come alive with your first plant picks of the…

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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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    Cherry’s Summer That Was

    Cherry Ong is taking us on a look back at her garden over the past summer. I bet you’re all enjoying autumn but somehow miss summer. I miss this summer…

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    An Unexpected Garden

    Nicki Snoblin in Lake Bluff, Illinois, found a wonderful little treasure to share with us. Today I would like to share some photos of a tiny garden in an unexpected…

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    Cold-Weather Combinations for Fall Containers

    I don’t agree with gardeners who think fall and winter are the time to throw in the towel. Oncoming cooler weather tells me it’s time to find a warm place…

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    A Jungle Garden in Portland

    Today we’re in Portland, Oregon, visiting with Zeah. I've loved interesting plants since I was small, growing plants in my mother's garden and killing orchids from the yearly orchid show.…

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    Terri’s Garden in Michigan

    We’re in Holland, Michigan, today visiting Terri Holden’s beautiful garden. It's a late summer day on the path through Terri’s garden that leads to Lake Macatawa. Terri says she enjoys…

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    Agaves in Ontario

    Alice Fleurkens in Sweaburg, Ontario, has shared her garden with us several times on the GPOD, but today she sent in some photos of a friend’s garden, which is just…

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    Arianne’s Garden in Minneapolis

    Arianne is letting us into her beautiful garden today. I want to share my Zone 4B garden with you. This is a mixture of both perennials and annuals, mostly planted…