garden through the seasons

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    Blues from Kathleen’s Garden

    I’m Kathleen Shelman, and I’ve gardened on our acre in Corbett, Oregon, for 35 years. I love using blue in my garden, so here’s a sampling of blues throughout the…

  • Trees turning autumn colors around a red barn
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    Teresa’s Ontario Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Teresa Gordon. We live in Zone 6, Thornbury, Ontario, Canada. We retired here almost five years ago and have been establishing a new garden. Leaving behind…

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    Sally’s Maryland Garden

    Today we’re off to see Sally Barker’s garden in Maryland. My garden was featured several times on GPOD a few years ago (Sally’s Garden in Maryland Revisited). Needless to say,…

  • Pink magnolia blossoms against a bright sunset
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    Sini’s New Jersey Garden

    Today we’re off to New Jersey to visit Sini’s garden. I’m SO JEALOUS of this greenhouse! What a perfect escape from a snowy, cold winter to have a little greenhouse…

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    Mike and Brenda’s Ohio Garden

    This is the two-acre garden of Mike and Brenda Snider in central Ohio. As we head toward our second spring of the pandemic, we are reviewing pictures of the past…

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    Kate and Pekka’s Garden in Finland

    Today we’re off to Finland to catch up with Kate and Pekka Schneider. We first wrote to submit photos in February 2017 (A Special Property in Finland). It's a few…

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    A Landscaper’s Home Garden

    Today’s photos are from Lynette Rodriguez. I am a horticulturist through education: UW-Madison BS ’93. Along with my husband, Francisco, we operate a small landscape business in northern Illinois where…

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    The Soothing Power of Gardens Through the Seasons

    Today we’re visiting with Fran Cohen in Rhode Island as she reflects on what the garden brings in every season of the year. In the early days of 2021 I’m…

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    Gardening the Front Yard

    I’m Michelle Gerner, and I garden on a small city lot in St. Paul, Minnesota (Zone 4b/5a). In 2010 I decided to get rid of the grass in half of…

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    From Snow to Summer

    Today we’re visiting the garden of Angela O’Brien-Ruff in Seattle and looking at some favorite moments in the garden through the seasons. The first photo Angela sent in is this…