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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…

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    Rock Garden Rock Stars for the Southern Plains

    Rock gardens are appealing for their natural, rugged beauty. For areas with steep slopes, a rock garden can be an excellent way to add interest to retaining walls or rocky…

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    Rocky Mountain Rock Gardens, Part I: Build Your Own

    Several years ago, we opened a new rock garden at the Gardens on Spring Creek, the botanic garden in Fort Collins where I serve as executive director. The beautiful showpiece…

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    A Bit of Arizona in the Netherlands

    My name is Alice Fleurkens. Imagine my amazement when I visited my brother-in-law’s house in the Netherlands and discovered that he had turned his very tiny backyard into an Arizona…

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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…