Early Spring Garden

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    First Signs of Spring in Indiana

    It's Joseph in northern Indiana here, where a string of warm days has pushed my garden over into the earliest flowers of spring. I picked this hellebore (Helleborus hybrid, Zones…

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    How to Plant Minor Bulbs for Major Impact

    After a long winter nothing brings more joy than seeing the first signs of spring. With a little planning and patience, you can amplify and enhance this feeling of delight…

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    Early Spring Blooms from the Mohawk Valley

    Today we’re in Lee's garden, in the Mohawk Valley of New York State. We visited earlier this spring, and Lee took us on an ant’s-eye view of the developing sprouts…

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    Lee’s Garden Through the Eyes of an Ant

    Today we’re in the Mohawk Valley in central New York State, visiting with Lee. We’ve see Lee's beautiful garden before (Back to the Mohawk Valley), but today it is from…

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    Late Winter and Early Spring in Cherry’s Garden

    Cherry Ong often shares her travels to other gardens in our GPOD on the Road feature, but today we're in her beautiful home garden in British Columbia, looking at the…

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    GPOD on the Road: Centennial Park Conservatory

    Friend-of-the-GPOD Cherry Ong was in Toronto recently and sent us these photos from the Centennial Park Conservatory. These are specifically of a part of the greenhouse where there was a…

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    First Blooms of Early Spring

    It's Joseph here in Indiana! It is still early spring here, and after a mild winter the temps have turned cool again, slowing everything down—but the earliest bloomers are already…

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    Early Spring in Pennsylvania

    We’re visiting with Carla Z. Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania today: Early spring seems to have arrived. This year she came to see us in late February. To me this is…

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    Late-Winter and Early-Spring Bloomers for Your Region

    In Jason Reeves's article Plants That Bloom in Late Winter or Early Spring, he discusses how plants that bloom during the coldest time of the year often go underappreciated: "Some…

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    Late-Winter and Early-Spring Bloomers for the Northern Plains

    In Jason Reeves' article Plants That Bloom in Late Winter or Early Spring, he discusses how plants that bloom during the coldest time of the year, often go underappreciated: "Some…