Rock Garden

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    Create a Water-Wise Garden With Stone

    As water becomes a critical issue in Southern California, it has become imperative to seek a new definition of what gardening is about and what we want our landscapes to…

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    Grow a Rock Garden in a Challenging Area

    A rock garden can help you overcome a number of challenges in the landscape of the Southern Plains—from poorly drained soil to hot, dry, rocky areas. It provides a means…

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    Tracy’s Dry Garden in California

    Hi! I'm Tracy, gardening in the East Bay, California, Zone 9b. I've done 100% of the planting here; the space behind the house was just a pile of mud when…

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    A Garden Jay Made in North Carolina

    We’re visiting with Jay Sifford today. We’ve visited his personal gardens in North Carolina before (Summer in Jay's Garden), but today he’s sharing a garden he created for one of…

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    James’s Rock Pile Garden in Iceland

    My name is James Rail, an American, who has been living in Gardaber, a suburb of Reykjavik, Iceland, for almost 60 years. Obviously, gardening conditions in Iceland are different with…

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    Last Year in Barry’s Garden

    Today we’re near Toronto visiting with Barry Severn, who has summed up his 2020 gardening year in photos. This photo was taken at one of my favorite times of the…

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    Saying Goodbye in Arkansas

    Today we’re taking a bittersweet garden tour with Stephanie Edwards in Little Rock, Arkansas (Zone 8a) as she prepares to move to a new garden halfway across the country. We…

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    Rocky Mountain Rock Gardens, Part II: Plant Picks

    One of the many reasons I love the Mountain West is the astonishing number of perennials that thrive in our landscapes. Less humidity, warm days, and cool nights provide the…

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    Turning a Pond Into a Rock Garden

    Today we’re visiting Margaret Sobolewski’s garden in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. I sent pictures of my garden to GPOD years ago, and I thought I would send some photos of my latest…

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    Renovating an Island Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Kiah Grant. I was born and raised in North Vancouver, Canada, but after some intense real estate development, we decided to sell our home in December…