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    Priti’s Michigan Garden

    Today’s photos are from Priti Pant, who is sharing some beautiful images from her Michigan garden. This beautiful pink peony (Paeonia hybrid, Zones 3–8) is of a type called "anemone…

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    GPOD on the Road: The Doris Page Winter Garden

    Cherry Ong is taking us along again to visit a beautiful space, the Doris Page Winter Garden in the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia. As the…

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    New Garden Inspired by the GPOD

    Today we’re visiting with Nicki Snoblin in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Greetings! Back in April you published an entry titled “Bob’s Japanese-Style Garden,” and I immediately thought of an area in…

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    The Best Yellow, White, and Pink Peonies

    Peonies are among people’s favorite late spring plants for a reason. Their textured, lobed foliage and large size make them stand out even without flowers. But when in bloom, there’s…

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    The Best Native Viburnums for the Northern Plains

    The great plantsman Michael Dirr once said, "A garden without a viburnum is akin to life without music and art.” Viburnums (Viburnum spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) are a large…

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    How to Grow Tree Peonies in the Northeast

    We gardeners in the Northeast are notorious for complaining about the weather, particularly about our cold, snowy winters and what often seems like too-short, too-hot summers, yet this four-season climate…

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    Galactic Pink® Chaste Tree Delivers an Out-of-This-World Performance

    It is not often I am smitten by a new shrub its first year in the garden, but when Galactic Pink® chaste tree bloomed for the first time, it was…

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    Growing Back After a Tornado

    Today Amy is sharing how her garden has recovered after tornado damage a couple years ago. Last year (Historical Camellia Garden in Virginia) I submitted photos of my historical camellia…

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    A Banner Year for Hydrangeas

    Today we’re in Elie Gilbert’s garden. I’ve been gardening for at least 70 years, but I’ve never seen a year like this for hydrangeas. Here in my Plymouth, Massachusetts, garden,…

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    Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Garden

    Today’s photos are from Angela Jobe. I’ve got my 200th issue of Fine Gardening in front of me, looking at Garden Photo of the Day. I don’t know why I’ve…