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    Bob’s Japanese-Style Garden

    We recently visited Bob and Linda Vivian’s beautiful Pennsylvania garden (Gardening in Pennsylvania), and today Bob is welcoming us back to take a tour of their Japanese-style garden. This view…

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    GPOD on the Road: Morikami Japanese Garden

    Today Nancy Mellen is taking us along on a visit to an unusual Japanese garden. I love the GPOD, and I thought I’d send pictures from my visit in February…

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    GPOD on the Road: The Gardens at HCP

    A good friend of the GPOD, Cherry Ong, is taking us along on a visit to another public garden. It’s exciting to visit a new garden, and this one didn’t…

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    Building a Japanese-Inspired Garden

    Today we’re off to Canada, visiting with Bas Suharto. We’ve seen Bas's home garden before, but today's garden is one that Bas created for a friend. At the end of…

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    GPOD on the Road: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Part 1

    Today we’re on the road with Teresa Watkins, visiting a beautiful public garden in North Carolina. A quick two-day trip to North Carolina provided the opportunity to capture the beauty…

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    Where’s Cherry? Burchart Japanese Garden

    Cherry Ong, friend of the GPOD, has enjoyed traveling to wonderful gardens lately and sharing incredible photos with us, so we’re starting today what is going to be a semi-regular…

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    A Japanese-Style Garden in Ottawa

    Today we’re visiting with Bas Suharto. I live in Ottawa, Canada, in Zone 5B. I have been gardening since 2007 when I was a student. Gardening in Ottawa is not…

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    Maples, Pitcher Plants, and More

    I had a chance last week to visit the wonderful Lewis Ginter Botanic Garden in Richmond, Virginia. It is one of my favorite public gardens, with beautiful plants and designs…

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    Elements of a Japanese Garden

    The art and craft of the Japanese garden continues to thrive today after well over 1,300 years in Japan and for the last 150 years in various points west and…

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    Japanese Style in California

    Today’s photos come from Geni Hiestand. I live in the Sierra foothills in Grass Valley, California. Our front yard was a patch of weeds and clay soil when my husband…