Early Spring

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    Celebrating Spring With Carla, Part 2

    Today we’re back in Malvern, Pennsylvania, celebrating spring with frequent GPOD contributor Carla Zambelli Mudry. A little birdhouse brings cheerful color all year long and will, no doubt, soon be…

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    Jill’s California Garden

    We’re visiting with Jill Blodget today. We purchased our 5-acre parcel in Cameron Park (Northern California, Zone 9B), in 1998. We spent five years clearing brush, poison oak (some of…

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    Transforming a Garden from Poison Ivy to Flowers

    Today Jason and Grace are sharing their garden with us. Our garden is located in Long Island, New York. We really started working on planting in the summer of 2019.…

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    Mary’s North Carolina Garden

    Today we’re off to Durham, North Carolina, to visit with Mary Zesk Thigpen. Here are several photos of my gardens and yard. They are mostly from the shade gardens and…

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    Kevin’s Hellebore Collection

    I am Kevin Kelly, and I garden on a suburban property (one-third acre) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b). I have been gardening here for 25 years since we had the…

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    4 Tips for Early Spring Gardening

    Edging with downed-tree sections When a tree must be taken down in my neighborhood, I find a place in my garden for as many of the remnants as possible by…

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    5 Spring Beauties to Start the Gardening Season Off Right

    I am addicted to acquiring new plants, perhaps more than most people. If you tell me all the glorious details of a recent introduction, I will buy it by the…

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    Spring Comes Slow in the Northland

    I'm Mary Spaulding, and I have been gardening on our Zone 3 rural property for the last 32 years. As a young gardener I was privileged to have several knowledgeable…

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    Spring in the Coastal Redwoods

    My name is Donna Vail. I was in the GPOD last October (A Garden to Linger In). I live in Crescent City, California. I’m in Zone 9 and live in…

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    Enjoying Spring Up Close

    Today’s photos come from Eric Sternfels. We’ve visited his home garden in Philadelphia before (Big Garden, Small Space: Part 1 and Part 2) and always pleased to see more of…