landscape design

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    Turning a Soggy Site into a Native Woodland Garden

    When Lindsey Cline and Corey Shrader purchased their 9-acre property in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, it would be an understatement to say that there was a lot of…

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    Mary’s Ontario Garden

    Today’s photos are from Mary in Ontario. We built our home in 2008. Our gardens have evolved over the years. The perennial garden is fun to watch go from flat…

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    How to Make Changes to an Overgrown Garden

    Twenty years ago, I began to create a long flower border against an old stone wall that runs along the west side of our 1760s Cape Cod–style house. Big skies,…

  • two small dogs in a garden seating area surrounded by potted plants

    A Passion for Growing From Seed

    Today’s photos are from Lesley Golenor. For the past 10 years, since I started gardening, growing flowers from seed has been my passion. I love experimenting with different varieties, colors,…

  • garden in spring with tree covered in pink flowers and yellow tulips

    Zone 4 Beauty

    Today we’re visiting with Matthew Kunnari, who gardens in chilly Zone 4 in northern Minneapolis. Grass flowers are wind pollinated, so they lack the showy large petals of those that…

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    Jim’s Portland Garden

    Today we’re in Portland, Oregon, visiting Jim Rondone’s beautiful garden. While the more widely planted eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis, Zones 5–9) is native to the eastern half of North America,…

  • dark brown seed heads and light pink flowers in fall garden

    Return to Chad and Seyra’s Garden

    Yesterday we visited Chad and Seyra’s garden in Woodbury, Connecticut, and today we're back to see more of their beautiful plants. Like a lot of other gardeners, we love the…

  • garden border with purple flowers and blue conifer

    Eric and Christopher’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Eric and Christopher Feml-Nelsen. We are located in the Capitol Region of New York State, in a suburb of Albany called Halfmoon. We garden in Zone…

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    GPOD on the Road: Toronto Garden Tour

    We’re traveling with Cherry Ong today, looking back on a garden tour she went on this past spring while visiting Toronto. The garden is a shady woodland garden dominated by…

  • balance hardscape and plants

    Tour a Garden That Perfectly Balances Hardscape and Plants

    Margherita Fabrizio and her husband, Andy Jordan, live in a beautiful historic 1918 home in the heart of downtown Ithaca, New York. When they purchased their property in 2009, they…