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    How to Build a Garden Sanctuary with an Ecological Pond

    In her article "Building a Backyard Retreat," Sabrena Schweyer shares how she went about transforming a small, ordinary backyard into a place for the homeowners and their guests to connect,…

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    GPOD on the Road: The Gardens at HCP

    A good friend of the GPOD, Cherry Ong, is taking us along on a visit to another public garden. It’s exciting to visit a new garden, and this one didn’t…

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    GPOD on the Road: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Part 1

    Today we’re on the road with Teresa Watkins, visiting a beautiful public garden in North Carolina. A quick two-day trip to North Carolina provided the opportunity to capture the beauty…

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    Barry’s Dawn Gardens

    We’re visiting with Barry Friesen today, who is sharing photos of his beautiful garden, which he has named Dawn Gardens. Here are some photos of Dawn Gardens in Grass Valley,…

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    GPOD on the Road: Chanticleer

    Today, as part of our occasional series visiting great public gardens, Kevin Kelly is taking us to Wayne, Pennsylvania, just northwest of Philadelphia, to visit a truly spectacular garden. I…

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    Tom’s Pond

    Tom Fisher is sharing his Buffalo, New York, garden with us today, including a feature in the garden that is popular with all sorts of visitors. We have a very…

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    Lessons Learned in a Gardening Life

    Today we’re visiting the garden of Luana Carpenter in Massillon, Ohio. My parents were wonderful gardeners so I guess I was lucky to get the gardening bug from them. After…

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    From Driveway to Getaway

    We call the small garden room at the back of our property “our folly” not only for its whimsical nature but also for the many twists and turns our design…

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    Inspiration for Shade Gardens

    Today, frequent GPOD contributor Cherry Ong is giving us another look at a less-visited part of Butchart Gardens in British Columbia: the bog garden. (Her previous post is here.) She says: Tucked…

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    Creating a Magical Escape in the Middle of Town

    Linda VanDyke is sharing her garden with us today. My husband and I have lived in our home for more than 20 years. When we moved in, our yard had…