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  • Rough leaf hydrangea
    Article

    Shopping-List Plants for the Pacific Northwest

    If you’ve run into a garden rut, we’ve got you covered. It’s time to start planning for your first trip to the local nursery or garden center. What plants will…

  • Design

    GPOD on the Road: Here Come the Podophyllums, Part 2

    We’re back for more of Cherry Ong’s visit to a great garden today, one that she saw on a tour organized by the Vancouver Hardy Plant Society last summer. This…

  • patio garden
    Design

    Planting Around a Patio in the Pacific Northwest

    February in our region was a month of waiting for the weather to get better. Warm winds and longer days have finally arrived, and most of us are desperate to…

  • combination of various foliage plants
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Vancouver Garden Tour, Part 2

    We’re back enjoying more photos of Cherry Ong’s visit last June to the garden of perennial gardening expert Pam Frost in Vancouver, Canada. Cherry visited as part of a tour…

  • black locust tree with chartreuse foliage
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Vancouver Garden Tour

    We’re tagging along with Cherry Ong today, enjoying pictures from a series of garden tours she went on last June, organized by the Vancouver Hardy Plant Society. These photos are…

  • two chairs in the garden
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Vancouver Hardy-Plant Study Weekend, Part 2

    Back in June, friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong attended the Vancouver Hardy Plant Study Weekend and was kind enough to share photos of some of the gardens that she…

  • winter planting in hanging trough
    Design

    Winter at the Fern Fairway

    Cherry Ong has been sharing with us the little side-yard garden in her Richmond, British Columbia, garden. She calls the space the Fern Fairway, and she’s shown us how it…

  • close up of Wasp snowdrops
    Design

    Margot’s Snowdrops

    Margot Navarre is sharing her earliest blooms with us today. She gardens in Bellevue, Washington, and we’ve visited her garden before; check out Summer in Margot's Garden if you want…

  • close up of light pink Martagon lilies
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Vancouver Hardy-Plant Study Weekend

    Back in June, friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong attended the Vancouver Hardy Plant Study Weekend and was kind enough to share photos of some of the gardens she toured.…

  • new gardening tools
    How-To

    Novel Garden Tools to Get Excited About This Year

    For at least 12,000 years, humans have been clearing brush, digging dirt, planting plants, cultivating, weeding, growing, and harvesting—in a word, gardening! And for almost as long, these same humans…