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    GPOD on the Road: The Gardens at HCP

    A good friend of the GPOD, Cherry Ong, is taking us along on a visit to another public garden. It’s exciting to visit a new garden, and this one didn’t…

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    Aissa’s New Garden

    Today we're visiting Aissa's garden in Linden, New Jersey. I moved from a tiny one-bedroom apartment to a townhome with a small backyard. After reading and researching ideas all winter,…

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    GPOD on the Road: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Part 1

    Today we’re on the road with Teresa Watkins, visiting a beautiful public garden in North Carolina. A quick two-day trip to North Carolina provided the opportunity to capture the beauty…

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    Barry’s Dawn Gardens

    We’re visiting with Barry Friesen today, who is sharing photos of his beautiful garden, which he has named Dawn Gardens. Here are some photos of Dawn Gardens in Grass Valley,…

  • Design

    How to Create an Easy Water Feature

    If you have ever been to a garden with a water feature, then you know how charming it can be. Water features create a quiet, contemplative mood in any space.…

  • Design

    Entry Garden in California

    Today’s photos come from Mario Herrada, a landscape designer in the Bay Area of California, who is sharing some photos of a beautiful entry garden created for a client in…

  • Article

    A Garden Like Heaven

    My garden is on a quarter of an acre, and I have planted it for 50 years. Due to massive compost enrichment, I do not spray or fertilize. Last summer…

  • Design

    From Driveway to Getaway

    We call the small garden room at the back of our property “our folly” not only for its whimsical nature but also for the many twists and turns our design…

  • Design

    Creating a Magical Escape in the Middle of Town

    Linda VanDyke is sharing her garden with us today. My husband and I have lived in our home for more than 20 years. When we moved in, our yard had…

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    You Learn Some Garden Lessons the Hard Way

    Michelle and Gil Hart sent in pictures of Michelle's garden in Spokane, Washington. They have lived at this house for about 17 years. The garden is about 1/3 acre and…