Summer Flowers

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    Design

    Summer in a UK Garden

    I’m always excited when I see an email from Istvan Dudas in the GPOD inbox. Today he’s sharing photos taken by Ukrainian photographer Maria Savoskula of the Stockcross House garden…

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    Design

    GPOD on the Road: Garden Tour With Cherry

    This week we’re on the road with Cherry Ong again, looking back at some gardens she got to visit on a garden tour organized by the Toronto Botanical Garden. Today…

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    Design

    Mary’s Perfectly Imperfect Garden

    Mary gardens in Zone 6a on what she calls her “Imperfect Acre.” She likes to celebrate gardening with all the flaws and to remind everyone that a garden doesn’t have…

  • collage of different orange, red, and yellow plants
    Design

    Nancy’s Florida Garden

    Today we are visiting Nancy Martin's garden. I will be 72 years old in September. I live in Apollo Beach, Florida. However, I am a native of Virginia and lived…

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    Design

    Summer in Lynn’s Garden

    We’re in Malvern, Pennsylvania, today visiting Lynn Crawford’s garden. We’ve been to Lynn’s garden before (Peonies and Other Favorites; Flowering Tonight Only!), and today we’re looking at some summer blooms. What…

  • greenhouse at night surrounded by flowers of different colors
    Design

    Dale’s Garden Day and Night

    We’ve been to Sutton, Massachusetts, to visit Dale Coulter’s stunning garden before (Dale's Greenhouse and Garden), and it is always a pleasure to visit it again! This marvelous greenhouse, made…

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    How-To

    Best of the Bush Clovers: Trial Plant Results

    By the time August rolls around, I’m looking for something new in the garden to pique my interest. I’m not quite ready for fall plants to take their turn, so…

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    Design

    Blooms in Maxine’s Garden

    Maxine Brisport in Rotterdam, New York, is welcoming us into her garden today. I started this garden four years ago. It took hours of cutting down very thick foliage (weeds,…

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    Collection

    Hot-Colored Plants Are Perfect for Adding Warmth to Your Garden

    If you are looking to add more interest and color to the garden, hot-colored plants are the way to go. In summertime, these plants help bring the sunshine in with…

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    Design

    Summer Magic in Bill and Linda’s Garden

    Amy is taking us along on a visit to an incredible garden today. A visit to Bill and Linda Pinkham’s Virginia garden in each of the four seasons always charms…