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  • Mount Etna Broom
    Design

    Interesting Broadleaf Evergreens for the Northwest

    In an episode of Fine Gardening's podcast, Let’s Argue About Plants, the hosts discuss the importance of evergreen plants, and the particular perks of broadleaf evergreens: “The key to any…

  • close up of Dwarf plumbago with blue flowers in bloom and red fall foliage
    Design

    Laura’s Seattle Garden

    Today’s photos are from Laura Kraft. I’m an avid gardener in Seattle and a longtime reader of Fine Gardening. Here are a few of my favorite shots, taken in my…

  • Greenstar tulip
    Design

    Plant These Bulbs in Fall for Striking Blooms Come Spring

    The changing sunlight and temperatures in September in the Pacific Northwest are a signal for some that it’s time to start wrapping up the garden. But it is also a…

  • wider view of the garden full of spring plants
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Library Gardens at HCP

    Friend of the GPOD Cherry Ong is taking us along for another visit to the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) in Victoria, British Columbia. This time we’re taking a…

  • pink dahlia with bumblebee
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    Four Dynamo Dahlias for the Northwest Garden

    When summer is in full swing, most gardens are full of color and lush foliage. As the warm days continue, however, some plants start to flag and get tired looking—but…

  • blue Adirondack chairs in front of garden beds along a wooden fence
    Design

    A Year Into a New Garden Space

    Lynda Truelove is sharing her new garden with us today. I am an avid gardener, and we moved to our new home on a 7000-sq.-ft. unlandscaped lot a little over…

  • heat tolerant ornamental grass
    Design

    3 Great Heat-Tolerant Grasses for the Northwest

    When sitting outside in summer, I often appreciate the grasses planted in my garden. I fell in love with grasses several years ago and enjoy adding them to perennial and…

  • fall perennials for the northwest
    Article

    Unusual Fall Perennials for the Northwest

    In Andy Brand's article Unusual Fall Perennials, he discusses some out-of-the-box plant picks for this spectacular time in the garden: "As we reluctantly accept the inevitable and begin preparing our…

  • garden bed with various foliage plants and a white hydrangea
    Design

    Cherry’s Home Garden

    Cherry Ong is a frequent contributor to our "GPOD on the Road" series. But she not only loves visiting beautiful gardens. She has a wonderful garden space of her own…

  • garden path with rhododendron of various colors on both sides
    Design

    GPOD on the Road: The Doris Page Winter Garden

    Cherry Ong is taking us along again to visit a beautiful space, the Doris Page Winter Garden in the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia. As the…