Early Spring Garden

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    Early Spring in Brigitta’s Garden

    This is your GPOD editor, Joseph, and a few days ago I drove up to Michigan to visit my friend Brigitta Stewart. She runs a small mail-order nursery called Arrowhead…

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    Design

    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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    Celebrating Spring With Carla

    Today we’re celebrating spring with frequent GPOD contributor Carla Zambelli Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. Spring is finally back, and every day brings new discoveries in the garden—heirloom daffodils opening all…

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    Early-Flowering Perennials for the South

    March is the starting line at the beginning of the race called spring. It seems that once spring begins, it speeds up until suddenly it is summer. Early-flowering perennials offer…

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    Design

    Spring After a Hard Winter

    Today we’re off to Apalachin, New York, to visit with Jane Watkins. This winter was a particularly hard one for my Zone 5b garden in upstate New York. We received…

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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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    Design

    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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    Design

    Margot’s Winter Garden

    Today we’re off to Washington State to visit with Margot Navarre. I live in Bellevue, Washington, and wanted to share a few pictures of my winter garden. I am a…

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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…