• San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

    GPOD on the Road: The San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

    My name is David Smith-Harrison, and I began observing and nurturing plants at a young age. I love watching plants grow. I started drawing and painting plants and trees as…

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    Nicki’s Indoor Garden

    Today’s photos are from Nicki Snoblin in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Since there’s not much going on outside right now, I thought I’d share some indoor photos. To keep away the…

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    A Perfect Addition to the Gray of Winter

    Today Gail Bromer is sharing a method to brighten up the winter months. I started to collect orchids 30 years ago and still have several plants from those early years.…

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    Caring for Your Moth Orchid

    What do I do after it’s done blooming? This is the million-dollar question for many people. Follow these steps to keep your plant happy after bloom. 1. Cut off that…

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    Keep Moth Orchids Happy and They’ll Bloom Year After Year

    For many people, picking up a potted moth ­orchid (Phalaenopsis spp. and cvs., Zones 10–12) is like buying cut flowers; they don’t care for the plant once it stops blooming.…

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    Doris’s California Garden

    Today we’re off to Antioch, California, to visit with Doris. A little garden structure peaks out of the lush plantings, encouraging you to explore. Formal, straight-edged garden beds are the…

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    Lynette’s California Garden

    About a year ago, Melissa Leano Grosso shared images of her garden in the Sonoran Desert in Arizona (Gardening in the Desert). Today she’s sharing images of her sister’s garden…

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    Spring of Hope

    Linda in New Hampshire is sharing her garden with us today, with some images of hope after winter damage. This will be my third summer in this house after relocating…

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    A Garden Under Glass

    Last week I shared some photos from the outdoor gardens at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia. Today we’re taking a trip back to this wonderful place, but focusing…

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    A 40-Year Labor of Tropical Gardening Love, Part 2

    Today we’re returning to Kannan Pasamanickam’s tropical garden in Malaysia. The garden has undergone many modifications over the years, and I have cultivated roses, lilies, heliconias, jasmines, orchids, bauhinia, Thai…