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    Close-up Views in Mary’s Garden

    Today we’re enjoying some photos from Mary Murphy. A few years ago I sent you pictures of my garden and ice lanterns. Today's photos are all close-ups. Look for some…

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    Farewell to Wayland Gardens

    Today's photos are from Cindi Jacobs. "Timing is everything" as the saying goes, and it was our time to release our home in Wayland, Massachusetts, after 24 wonderful years. While…

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    Aissa’s New Garden

    Today we're visiting Aissa's garden in Linden, New Jersey. I moved from a tiny one-bedroom apartment to a townhome with a small backyard. After reading and researching ideas all winter,…

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    Memories of a Northern Summer Garden

    Today we are visiting Mary Spaulding's garden. I submitted photos of my emerging spring gardens in May 2020 (click here). I'd like to share some photos of our July-August Zone…

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    You Can Eat That!

    For years we’ve seen flowers used as garnishes. Peppery nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum spp. and cvs., annual) add a nice bite to salads, and violets (Viola spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Autumn Stars – Northwest

    If you’re sick of the same old asters and mums, why not plant an unexpected fall-star instead? Here some truly out-of-the-ordinary plants for upping your fall garden game in the…

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    Big Blooms That Don’t Flop

    Like most gardeners, I swoon at the sight of a border filled with towering delphiniums, head-high dahlias, and deliciously fragrant peonies. These are the coveted candies of the quintessential cottage…

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    Spring Ahead with Forced Bulbs

    Winter is wonderful—it just doesn’t need to linger so long. During the depths of the season, I find myself thirsting for something to lift my spirits in a green sort…

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    That’s a Daylily?

    If you—and, consequently, your garden—have sworn off daylilies (Hemerocallis cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–10) because you hate the typical orange and yellow varieties, then you need to give them another…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Wet Soil – South

    1. Giant Black-Eyed Susan Name: Rudbeckia maxima USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 6 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist soil Native to…