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    Laura’s Romantic Garden

    Today we’re off to southern New Jersey to visit Laura Boissonnault’s beautiful garden. Laura’s house is a colonial-style home built in 1920, and her romantic, cottage-garden design complements the building…

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    Caroline’s Louisiana Garden

    Caroline Williams is sharing photos from her Louisiana garden today. We’ve visited her garden before, so start here—Relax in the Garden—if you want to see her garden in other seasons.…

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    Mixing the Cottage Garden Style With the New Perennial Approach

    The term “cottage garden” conjures up images of a garden that’s bursting at the seams in summer—of herbs, self-seeding annuals, and flowering shrubs mingling together; of vigorous climbing roses scrambling…

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    6 Great Plants for the Cottage Garden Look

    Incorporating the cottage garden style into your garden can be accomplished largely by using many of the plants that are hallmarks of the design. Here are some options to get…

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    Sheila’s Vermont Garden

    Today we’re visiting Sheila Abair’s garden. Hello, I garden in northern Vermont, Zones 3–4. Gardeners have always been in my family. I grew up visiting the small, quaint gardens of…

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    A Secret Garden in Italy

    Today we’re heading all the way to Felizzano in northwest Italy to visit Eddi Volpato’s garden. Good morning! I am a passionate gardener and for about 20 years I have…

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    20 Years in a Vermont Garden

    Today we’re visiting Cheryl Joslin’s garden in Warren, Vermont. I am very thankful to have the backyard that I have. It's taken me 20 years to get what I have…

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    A Cottage Garden That’s Not Chaotic

    Typical cottage gardens—the ones we see in English gardening books and magazines—are undeniably beautiful. But often, when gardeners in the States attempt to replicate their charming and iconic look, the…

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    Defining the New American Cottage Garden

    Several years ago, a husband-and-wife team of travel writers from England was touring Colorado and stopped by to see my garden. After walking in the garden and comparing our gardening…

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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…