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    Three Amazing Understory Trees and Shrubs

    While many of us think of trees as super-tall giants or stand-alone specimen plants, we also know that most trees naturally grow in forests and that forests aren’t all made…

  • close up of yellow purple and orange flowers in the garden
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    The Year That Was in Northwestern New Jersey

    Today’s photos are from Phyllis Strohmeyer in northwestern New Jersey (Zone 6A). We have a 3-acre lot on the side of Jenny Jump Mountain. We moved here five years ago,…

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    The Summer That Was at the 45th Parallel, Part 2

    We’re back with Susan Warde in St. Paul, Minnesota! Yesterday we looked back at the year in her front garden, and today we’re taking the same tour through the seasons…

  • wide view of fall garden with purple berries and lots of foliage plants
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    October in Cherry’s Garden

    We often hear from Cherry Ong when she’s traveling to visit a marvelous public garden, but today she’s letting us in to see her home garden in Richmond, British Columbia.…

  • garden path cutting through lush shade plantings
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    Garden Tour with Cherry

    Today, frequent GPOD contributor Cherry Ong is taking us along on a garden tour she was able to go on in June. The tour was part of a four-day plant-study…

  • view of stone path from densely planted flower garden
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    Mary Ann’s Ontario Garden

    Mary Ann Van Berlo has been gardening on this 2.4-acre riverfront lot since fall 2012. The yard was still a construction site when she moved in, so all the gardens…

  • red lilies amongst various green foliage plants
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    Carla’s Garden Tour

    Today’s photos are from Carla Z. Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. I was part of my very first garden tour on June 24, The Hardy Plant Society Mid Atlantic Member Garden…

  • climbing hydrangea covering a covered patio
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    Tracy’s Shade Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Tracy Tallman in Southern Ontario. We live on a very shaded country lot. This limits our plant choices considerably. Our repeat favorites include Hosta (Zones 3–9), hellebores…

  • shrubs for shade
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    Shade-Loving Shrubs for Your Region

    Finding interesting plants for shade can be a struggle, but when you add in the desire for that plant to be a woody shrub, the list narrows even more. But…

  • Fragrant sweet box
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    Shade-Loving Shrubs for California

    Finding interesting plants for shade can be a struggle, but when you add in the desire for that plant to be a woody shrub, the list narrows even more. But…