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  • Article

    Biodegradable Pots: What You Need to Know

    How fast do these alternative containers break down, and do they inhibit root growth? These are common questions when talking about biocontainers. Decomposition of an ecofriendly container depends on many…

  • How-To

    Northern Plains July Garden To-Do List

    Get inspired. Discover new plants and design ideas by going on garden tours, visiting botanical gardens, and visiting state and national parks. Whether you are looking to mimic nature’s design,…

  • Design

    Early Summer in Cherry’s Garden

    Today we’ve got photos from regular GPOD contributor Cherry Ong in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. (See a couple of her previous posts here and here, or follow her on Instagram.)…

  • Design

    Gardening in St. Louis

    Today’s photos come from Cynthia in St. Louis, Missouri. Zebra mallow (Malva sylvestris ‘Zebrina’, Zones 6–9) grows a little like a mini-hollyhock, with charming striped purple flowers and solid vigor…

  • How-To

    Northeast June Garden To-Do List

    June makes gardening look easy. If the heat and humidity hold off, we’ll barely have to break a sweat to accomplish the most urgent tasks: to stop and smell the…

  • Design

    Mixing Annuals, Perennials, and Succulents in Containers

    Living in the low desert certainly has its pros and cons when it comes to gardening, but one particular benefit that we are quite fond of is the ability to…

  • Collection

    Secrets to Wow-Worthy Containers

    Containers are the answer for many landscape quandaries. Does your house seem too barren? Add a few containers to help soften edges and add some color. Do you have a…

  • Design

    A Front Bed Looking Its Best

    My name is Tatyana Searcy, and my garden is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in the state of Washington. It was previously featured on the GPOD (plus, my photos have…

  • Article

    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…

  • Article

    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…