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    Stars in Keith’s Garden

    Keith Irvine is sharing photos with us today—some close-up looks at the stars of his Zone 3 garden in Oxdrift, Ontario. I struggled for years to get a decent mature…

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    Episode 146: Best of LAAP—Our Top 4 Plants

    While searching through our archive of episodes recently, we discovered something: There are a few specific plants we just can’t stop talking about. As the years have progressed here at…

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    Plant Favorites from Kelly

    Hello GPOD! My name is Kelly Hansen, and I live in Delmar, New York, right outside of Albany, which is in Zone 5b. I started “planting” in our yard 25…

  • Episode 128: Our Loved Ones’ Favorite Plants

    Episode 128: Our Loved Ones’ Favorite Plants

    For many gardeners, sharing a love of plants with family and friends adds another layer of enjoyment to a very fulfilling pastime. In this episode, Danielle, Carol, and expert guest…

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    A Photo Journey Through the Seasons of 2022

    Greetings from a North Georgia Zone 7 garden. I’m Bonnie Plikaytis. After looking through my 2022 garden photos, I selected a few to share. Hope you enjoy them! Edgeworthia chrysantha (Zones…

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    Garden Highlights of 2022

    Hi GPODers, this is your editor, Joseph, and as we head into serious winter here in my northern Indiana garden, I’m looking back at my favorite garden moments from the…

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    Looking Back on Last Year and Ahead to This Year

    Today we’re off to Washington State, where we’re visiting with Melina Mantey and looking back on the year past in the garden. I don’t know about you all, but after…

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    Ellie’s Favorite Plants and Garden Views

    Today’s photos are from Ellie Gilbert. This is my fifth submission to Fine Gardening’s Garden Photo of the Day. (See previous posts Seasonal Views of a Special Garden in MA…

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    Highlights of Linda’s Garden

    Today we’re in Orange, Massachusetts, visiting Linda Gelinas and her beautiful garden. In bright shade, hostas (Hosta hybrids, Zones 3–9) and daylilies (Hemerocallis hybrids, Zones 4–9) can thrive together, creating…

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    Plants I Was Thankful for This Year

    Hi, GPOD readers! This is your GPOD editor Joseph, and on this Thanksgiving Day I thought I’d look back at some of the plants that I’ve been most thankful for…