dahlia

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    Summer in Lynn’s Garden

    We’re in Malvern, Pennsylvania, today visiting Lynn Crawford’s garden. We’ve been to Lynn’s garden before (Peonies and Other Favorites; Flowering Tonight Only!), and today we’re looking at some summer blooms. What…

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    The Best Dahlias for Pollinators in Northern California

    Growing and maintaining a healthy pollinator garden begins with a commitment to organic practices (including complete avoidance of pesticides) and to supplying year-round nourishment for your garden's beneficial insects. From…

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    More Blooms From Mary

    We shared some beautiful photos from Mary Murphy last week, and today we’ve got some more beautiful scenes from her garden in Minnetonka, Minnesota, where she had been gardening for…

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    The Garden Brought Inside

    My name is Fran Cohen, and this is my second submission to GPOD. (Check out Fran's first submission here.) I've been gardening here in Rhode Island for more than 30…

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    Surprises and Lessons From Barbara’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Barbara Owen in Wellesley, Massachusetts. I’ve been enjoying the submissions from many gardeners showing their “best in show” or “summer highlights.” As I reviewed my photos…

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    Dahlia Care for the Northeast

    Gardeners in the Northeast look forward to dahlia season (Dahlia spp. and cvs., Zones 8–11) as one of the garden's last hurrahs. Enjoying the cooler fall weather, dahlias not only…

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    Color Year After Year

    Today’s photos come from Pallavi Divekar in Naperville, Illinois. I am all for perennial gardening and love to see the blooms year after year. I started this hobby a decade…

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    A Plant Lover’s Garden

    Veronica W. from Bloomfield, Connecticut, is an avid plant lover who sent in these photos of some of her favorite plants. Variegated heartleaf ice plant (Aptenia cordifolia ‘Variegata’, Zones 10–11)…

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    Favorite Plants of Fall

    Depending on where you live, it is finally starting to cool off and turn from summer toward fall. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year in the…

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    An Easy Way to Get More Dahlias

    There are two ways to grow hybrid dahlias (Dahlia cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 9–11): by planting tubers or by growing plants from cuttings. Both methods will produce healthy plants and…