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    Inspiration for Shade Gardens

    Today, frequent GPOD contributor Cherry Ong is giving us another look at a less-visited part of Butchart Gardens in British Columbia: the bog garden. (Her previous post is here.) She says: Tucked…

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    A Garden in 40 Shades of Green

    Emmanuel Touhey sent us these photos of his garden in Burke, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. This is my first real American garden. Born and raised in Ireland, I moved…

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    Plants That Worked This Summer

    Cherry Ong of Richmond, British Columbia, has contributed to the GPOD many times (if you’ve missed seeing her earlier posts, check out this one of some of her amazing gardens),…

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    Garden Inspiration From British Columbia, Part 2

    Today we’re sharing more of Cherry Ong's photos of the gardens at the Government House in Victoria, British Columbia. Part 1 was yesterday, so check that out if you missed…

  • Design

    Designing With Green

    This ubiquitous color, when used well, can be just as exciting as vibrant flowers

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    A Quiet Week in the Garden

    Janell Frazier-Day sent in these photos of her garden. She claimed, “It's one of those quiet weeks in the garden, before the roses and hydrangeas really take off,” but I…

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    Creating a Scene

    This designer relied on six strategies to design a garden full of head-turning vignettes

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    A Tapestry of Textures

    Contrast is the key to making great combinations of foliage, flower, and seed heads

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    Using Containers as a Design Element

    Careful and considered placement can add a sense of coherence to a garden

  • Using Perennials in Pots

    Using Perennials in Pots

    Save money by choosing plants that you can transfer to the garden at the end of the year