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    Peter and Geri’s Retirement Dream Garden in Maine

    Hi GPODers! Imagine never having to pack up and leave the lake house after summer vacation is over. Today we're in the garden of Peter and Geri Riendeau, who made…

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    Hydrangea Season in Carla’s Garden

    Happy Monday GPODers! Today we're in the garden of a frequent Garden Photo of the Day contributor, Carla Zambelli Mudry from Malvern, Pennsylvania (here are just a handful of Carla's…

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    GPOD on the Road: Spring at New York Botanical Garden

    Happy Friday GPODers! For the past several Fridays I have been going on and on about the trip across North America I took last year, discussing the amazing gardens and…

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    A SoCal Gardener in the Pacific Northwest

    Hi GPODers! Today we're in the garden of Jo Ann, and seeing how she's faring after a move from sunny SoCal to the lush Pacific Northwest: My name is Jo…

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    Spring in Debbie and Gerald’s Connecticut Garden

    Happy Monday, GPODers! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend. Here in Connecticut, the warm weather is really amping up and spring seems to already be making way for summer…

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    Guide to Growing Great Azaleas

    One group of plants you can use to create a blooming bridge between spring and summer are azaleas (Rhododendron spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9). As one of the most popular…

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    The Walshes’ Garden in Ontario, Part 2

    We’re in Simcoe, Ontario, today, where Linda Walsh is sharing photos of a beautiful garden that has been almost 40 years in the making. Part of having a mature garden…

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    The Walshes’ Garden in Ontario

    Linda Walsh is sharing photos with us today. We’ve visited this beautiful garden before, which started as nothing but a few old pine trees and some poison ivy (Linda Terry's Garden…

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    Exciting Broadleaf Evergreens

    There are few groups of plants more valuable in the garden than broadleaf evergreens. They give the garden structure and interest when not much else is going on. This varied…

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    Favorites from Moyra’s Garden

    We’re visiting Moyra Bunger’s garden today. I live near Syracuse, New York, on the banks of Limestone Creek. I've lived here for 34 years and have enjoyed turning the property…