Summer Flowers

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    Lynne’s Garden in New Zealand

    We’re off to New Zealand today to visit Lynne Leslie’s garden. We’ve visited before (Lynne's Garden in New Zealand), and it is always fun to see what she is growing.…

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    This Year in Marilyn’s Garden

    We’re visiting with Marilyn Regnier today. We’ve visited her garden before (Marilyn’s Missouri-Inspired Garden in Minnesota), and today she’s joining in the fun of looking back and sharing the highlights…

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    Favorites from Moyra’s Garden

    We’re visiting Moyra Bunger’s garden today. I live near Syracuse, New York, on the banks of Limestone Creek. I've lived here for 34 years and have enjoyed turning the property…

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    The Summer That Was at the 45th Parallel

    Today Susan Warde is letting us visit her St. Paul, Minnesota, garden. She was inspired by the posts from Cherry and me looking back at “the summer that was” in…

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    Anita’s Illinois Garden

    We’re visiting with Anita Drendel today. I garden in Yorkville, Illinois. I have about 20 different garden areas, including six 3-foot tall raised garden beds for my vegetables. Huge flower…

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    Deb’s Whimsical Garden

    Hello! This is Deb Jedynak, a Master Gardener living in Zone 6b, Holland, Michigan. Although autumn has crept in to allow summer to fade away, I'm still planting in the…

  • close up of garden bed with white hydrangea and red, yellow, and orange flowers

    GPOD on the Road: Return to the Bellevue Botanic Garden

    A few weeks ago, frequent GPOD contributor Cherry Ong took us along on her visit to Bellevue Botanical Garden in Bellevue, Washington (GPOD on the Road: Bellevue Botanical Garden) but…

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    GPOD on the Road: Smallhythe Place

    Cindy Strickland has shared on the GPOD before (Gardening for a Friend), and today she’s taking us along to visit a beautiful English garden. Smallhythe Place in Southeast England was…

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    Agaves in Ontario

    Alice Fleurkens in Sweaburg, Ontario, has shared her garden with us several times on the GPOD, but today she sent in some photos of a friend’s garden, which is just…

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    Arianne’s Garden in Minneapolis, Part 2

    Arianne gardens in a small city lot in chilly Minneapolis (Zone 4B) and fills her space with an abundance of beautiful flowers. Even more impressively, she grows many of her…