winter garden inspiration

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    Margot’s Winter Garden

    Today we’re off to Washington State to visit with Margot Navarre. I live in Bellevue, Washington, and wanted to share a few pictures of my winter garden. I am a…

  • Pink flowers poking up out of the snow
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    Winter Interest in Indiana

    Today we're in central Indiana visiting with John Chapin, who has been gardening for over 45 years. Our four acres of property was just a field of weeds with a…

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    Winter Garden Beauty

    I mentioned recently that we get fewer GPOD submissions in the winter—and you all came through! Lots of different people sent in beautiful shots of their winter gardens, so today…

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    Seeds and Berries

    Hi GPODers, today it is your editor, Joseph, sharing some photos. In looking through photos recently, I noticed some of my favorite shots of seeds and berries on plants. Flowers…

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    Favorite Winter Gardens from Garden Photo of the Day

    Have the dark, chilly days of winter gotten you down? It's time for a dose of inspiration from the GPOD! Yes, this time of year can be a sad one…

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    End of the Year at Carla’s

    Today we’re in Malvern, Pennsylvania, in frequent-GPOD-contributor Carla Zambelli Mudry’s beautiful garden. If you don’t remember her garden, you can see her woodland garden here and see how it looks…

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    Plants and Designs for Winter Interest

    When gardeners talk about the “growing season,” we generally mean spring, summer, and perhaps a little bit of fall. Winter tends to get forgotten, ignored, or generally put to the…

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    Creative Winter Interest

    Winter can be the downtime in the garden, but it can also be a great time to enjoy the garden. If you live in a cold climate, it is the…