summer garden

  • brick garden walkway lined with marigolds

    Returning to Chris’s Pennsylvania Garden

    We’re back today in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, where Chris has, over the past few years, transformed his mostly empty yard into a lush, beautiful garden. Chris poses with his huge stand…

  • close up of Jack-in-the-pulpit flowers

    Nancy’s Virginia Garden

    Today we’re in Colonial Heights, Virginia, visiting Nancy Snyder’s garden. Nancy has had this hibiscus (Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ (Zones 5–9) in the garden for three years, and she says it…

  • close up of peacock gladiolus with sunset behind

    Summer in Wendy’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting Wendy’s garden in Cleveland Township in northern Michigan. In high summer, lush greenery is dotted with flowers, and there are lots of places to sit, look out,…

  • close up of begonia with red flowers in a urn container

    Helaine’s Connecticut Garden

    Today we’re visiting with Helaine McDermott from western Connecticut. Pink hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens, Zones 3–9) blooms behind a big clump of bear's breeches (Acanthus mollis, Zones 6–9). A beautiful clump…

  • small brick circle patio with plants surrounding

    Monica’s Florida Garden

    My name is Monica Babwah. I live in New Port Richey, Florida, with my husband and four children. I’ve been busy with landscape design for about four years, and I…

  • view of hydrangeas from other side with pink flowers in the foreground

    Garden Party at Bill’s

    Today’s photos are from Bill Ziebarth. I live in Duluth, Minnesota, and have been gardening in this location for 26 years. This is the third time I have submitted photos…

  • bright pink flowers with purple flowering tree behind

    Judy’s Virginia Garden

    My name is Judy. I have been gardening for many years but with no formal training. I have learned a lot by trial and error. My husband and I moved…

  • garden border in the spring with blue conifer and pink flowers

    Wendy’s Garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania

    Wendy is sharing her beautiful garden with us today. We’ve visited her stunning garden before (Beauty From Wendy's Garden). Here’s a Clethra barbinervis (Zones 4–8) ready to bloom in August.…

  • close up of light blue morning glory flowers

    Connie’s New Garden

    Today’s photos are from Connie Raines. My garden is in Griffin, Georgia, one hour outside of Atlanta. Many of my plants were relocated from my garden in Decatur, which is…

  • close up of container plants on front yard garden path

    Paula’s Ottawa Garden

    Today we’re visiting Paula Brown's beautiful garden in Ottawa, Ontario. I love my plants, and they love me. These pictures were taken a couple of weeks ago, and more plants…