Spring Garden Inspiration

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    The Best Spring Plants to Grow

    While our entire garden shines in spring, there are a few standouts that steal the show. Here are some of the spring-blooming plants that we look forward to seeing year…

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    A Garden Design That Peaks in Spring

    Our home, Tigara, is an Arts and Crafts bungalow that was built in 1913 and overlooks the Salish Sea in British Columbia. When we bought the property in 1991, the…

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    Charlene’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today we’re in the town of North East, Pennsylvania, visiting Charlene Kerr’s garden. We are located on the south shore of Lake Erie, in northwestern Pennsylvania (even though the town…

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    Mary’s Spring Garden

    Mary Spencer is sharing her garden with us today. I have lived in Westminster, Maryland, for 22 years and have been gardening the entire time. My garden has been a…

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    Tina’s Massachusetts Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Tina Bemis in Spencer, Massachusetts. This is the front of my house: the yellow, orange, and red garden. It has been in for seven years, but…

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    Sandi’s Vermont Garden

    My name is Sandi Marriott, and I have been gardening for about 30 years. I live in northern Vermont, Zone 4B. The soil is sandy, but over the years I…

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    Gardening in the Snowbelt

    We’re seeing photos of Deb Fitzgerald’s garden today. I live close to the buckle of the snowbelt in northeastern Ohio. I’m blessed with a woodland, a wetland, and a pollinator…

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    Spring Bulbs in Marlene’s Garden

    Today we’re headed to Westerville, Ohio, to see a beautiful display created by Marlene Suter. When she emailed in these photos, she introduced them by saying simply, “I love spring…

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    An English Country Garden in Summer

    During his time designing and maintaining this private English country garden, Istvan Dudas has wholeheartedly embraced the cottage garden style. Being a creative plantsman, however, he still leaves room for…

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    Favorite Mid- to Late-Spring Gardens from Garden Photo of the Day

    I love the chance from time to time to put together these collections of some of my favorite GPOD posts from the past. It is so fun looking through the…