shade gardens

  • tiered garden beds with veggies and pollinator plants

    Claire’s Garden Renovation in Minneapolis

    Happy Monday GPODers—hope you all had a fabulous weekend and, for those of us facing heat waves, are staying cool!! When starting a restoration, renovation, or upgrade project it can…

  • birdbath with pink and purple astilbes and yellow daylilies

    Bath Time! (for Birds)

    Today’s photos are from Susan Warde in St. Paul, Minnesota (Zone 4b). I love ponds and waterfalls and fountains but don’t want to deal with the work they entail. So…

  • Design

    Engineering an Artful Garden – An Interview with Chen Choo

    Chen Choo is a retired nuclear engineer with an artist’s eye and a passion for collecting plants. He and his wife, Linda, have created a garden in southern Ontario filled…