peak season

  • hydrangea in front of ornamental grasses
    Design

    Summer in Jay’s Garden

    Jay Sifford is a regular GPOD contributor. We’ve visited his garden in Charlotte, North Carolina (Jay's Garden in North Carolina, Revisited), and today we’re in his other garden, up in…

  • How-To

    What’s the Deal with the Chelsea Chop?

    Pretty much any gardening book that’s worth its salt mentions the Chelsea Chop—but most do only that. The introduction of the concept is usually followed by some variation of this…

  • Design

    Peak-Season Combos

    While most people tend to divide the gardening year into four seasons, I like to divide it into three time periods: planning, working, and enjoying. Winter is for planning. It’s…