Spring Plants

  • Container Plants for Spring
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    Great Container Plants for Spring

    It is next to impossible to pick my favorite spring plants for containers. So I imagine that my greenhouse is on fire: If I only had time to grab an…

  • garden pond with waterlilies and surrounded by conifers
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    GPOD on the Road: Abkhazi Garden

    Cherry Ong is taking us to visit Abkhazi Garden in Victoria, British Columbia. These photos are from a trip she took there this spring. Japanese maples (Acer palmatum, Zones 5–9)…

  • close up of tiny yellow spring flowers
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    GPOD on the Road: Spring at Hatley Castle and Gardens

    Cherry Ong has taken us to visit the beautiful grounds at Hatley Castle before, during the summer (GPOD on the Road: Hatley Castle). Luckily for us, she went back this…

  • bowl of flowers floating in water
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    Priti’s Michigan Garden

    Today’s photos are from Priti Pant, who is sharing some beautiful images from her Michigan garden. This beautiful pink peony (Paeonia hybrid, Zones 3–8) is of a type called "anemone…

  • garden path with rhododendron of various colors on both sides
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    GPOD on the Road: The Doris Page Winter Garden

    Cherry Ong is taking us along again to visit a beautiful space, the Doris Page Winter Garden in the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific in Victoria, British Columbia. As the…

  • garden bed full of small trees and shrubs
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    GPOD on the Road: Earthwise Garden

    Today Cherry Ong is taking us along to a garden she visited this spring. I had a serendipitous discovery when we visited Boundary Bay in Tsawassen, British Columbia, in a…

  • shade garden in spring
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    Spring in Mary’s Garden

    Today we’re in Maryland, visiting Mary Spencer’s garden. May is my favorite month of the year and is when my shade garden comes to life. I have lived here for…

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    Spring Garden Design Inspiration From Chanticleer

    Spring can be one of the most colorful times of year in the garden, but it can also be one of the sparest. Here at Chanticleer, a public garden in…

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    GPOD on the Road: J. C. Ralston Arboretum

    Today Helen is taking us along on a visit to the beautiful J. C. Ralston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina. There are absolutely stunning plantings there, and it is free.…

  • white garden arbor covered in plants
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    Rhonda’s Pennsylvania Garden

    Today we’re in southeastern Pennsylvania (Zone 6b) visiting Rhonda Molin’s beautiful spring garden. An arbor covered with the bright orange flowers of crossvine (Bignonia capreolata, Zones 5–9) welcomes you to…