poppies - Fine Gardening

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    A Great Year for Poppies in Amanda’s Garden

    Hi GPODers! Today we're looking at the lavish bounty Amanda Benick gathered from her garden so far this year. This beautiful bouquet is a feast for the senses with vibrant…

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    Discover Expert Tips on Cultivating Poppies and the Best Varieties to Grow

    Poppies (Papaver spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) are one of the most beloved and desirable garden flowers, but they aren't as easy to please as many sources make them out…

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    The Loved and Lost List

    Today’s photos come from Jane Donelon. As I gaze at my snow-covered garden, I wonder what will make it through this winter. The constantly changing conditions of nature alter my…

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    A Front Bed Looking Its Best

    My name is Tatyana Searcy, and my garden is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in the state of Washington. It was previously featured on the GPOD (plus, my photos have…

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    Perfectly Pretty Poppies

    I’m a big fan of poppies. I love the way they combine delicate, papery petals with a tough, reliable disposition. While looking through my photos recently, I pulled these images…

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    Like Fine Wine, This Garden Gets Better All the Time

    Today we’re visiting the garden of Steven W. We are located in western Washington, Zone 8b. We grow an eclectic garden of mostly flowers and shrubs. The garden is 40…

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    Popping Out All Over

    There is something rather wonderful about an oriental poppy