front yard gardens

  • various pink, white, and yellow flowers in the garden
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    Looking Back at an Old Garden

    Today Joe is sharing his former garden with us. This was the garden I made over a decade ago at the first house I ever owned, in central Michigan. This…

  • potted pink and white mums in the garden
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    October in Alice’s Garden

    Today we’re paying another visit to Alice from Sweaburg in southwestern Ontario. After quite a time of not being able to do much in the garden, things are looking up…

  • front steps with plants on all sides and a container of colorful annual flowers
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    September in Alice’s Garden

    Today we’re in Sweaburg, Ontario, visiting with Alice Fleurkens. We’ve been to her beautiful garden a couple times before (see Alice’s Front Garden in Canada), and it is always a…

  • new meadow garden in full bloom
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    A Native Meadow From Seed

    Today’s photos are from James Dillon. I own a small landscaping/gardening company located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We specialize in residential landscape design/installation and small-scale ecologically valuable plantings like…

  • front yard garden in early fall
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    Marina’s Garden in Beeton, Ontario

    Today we're seeing photos of Marina's beautiful garden in Beeton, Ontario, which is thriving despite a challenging start. I just wanted to share a few pictures of my garden. I…

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    How to Create a Garden With Curb Appeal in the Southwest, Part 2: Planting Design

    In How to Create a Garden with Curb Appeal in the Southwest, Part 1: Form, Flow, and Function, I discussed the importance of form (structures), flow (planting design), and function…

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    How to Create a Garden with Curb Appeal in the Southwest, Part 1: Form, Flow, and Function

    When you pull into your driveway or walk up to your front door, ask yourself a few questions: Are you wowed? Do you smile? Are you impressed? Are you soothed…

  • garden pond waterfall
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    A Garden Jay Made in North Carolina

    We’re visiting with Jay Sifford today. We’ve visited his personal gardens in North Carolina before (Summer in Jay's Garden), but today he’s sharing a garden he created for one of…

  • front yard garden in spring
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    Alice’s Front Garden in Canada

    Today Alice Fleurkens is sharing her Sweaburg, Ontario, garden with us. We’ve visited Alice’s garden before, so if you’d like to see more, check out these posts: Good Friends Make…

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    James’s Front-Walk Garden

    Today James Dillon, a horticulturalist and landscape designer in Kearneysville, West Virginia, is sharing his beautiful front walk. I planted this garden in 2014. I use a lot of different…