Woodland Garden

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    Native Spring Shows

    It's Joseph in Northern Indiana here today. As spring arrives, so many of our gardens are full of daffodils and tulips and other examples of spring-blooming species from around the…

  • waterfall Japanese maple and surrounding garden in fall
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    More in Sally’s Maryland Garden

    We’re back today in Phoenix, Maryland, visiting with Sally Barker. She’s shared her garden with us on the GPOD in the past (Sally's Garden in Maryland, Up Front , Sally's…

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    Winter Beauty in Bonnie’s Garden

    We’re visiting with Bonnie Plikaytis in north Georgia today. One of the most difficult design features for me to accomplish in my Zone 7 woodland garden is to incorporate winter…

  • close up of two snow trillium flowers
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    First Blooms of Early Spring

    It's Joseph here in Indiana! It is still early spring here, and after a mild winter the temps have turned cool again, slowing everything down—but the earliest bloomers are already…

  • close up of climbing hydrangea with white flowers
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    GPOD on the Road: Toronto Garden Tour

    We’re traveling with Cherry Ong today, looking back on a garden tour she went on this past spring while visiting Toronto. The garden is a shady woodland garden dominated by…

  • forest garden
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    Mirroring Goodness in a Forest Garden

    For many of us, there’s a certain amount of gardening that feels a bit like a battle against impending chaos. Gardeners Tim Boland and Laura Coit, however, seemed to embrace…

  • small, simple stone and stump sculpture
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    GPOD on the Road: Garden Tour in Toronto

    We’re with Cherry Ong today, tagging along on a garden tour she did earlier this year during a trip to the Toronto area. According to the brochure Cherry received for…

  • wooden bench in between two garden beds
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    Gardening With Criss in Ohio

    Today we’re in northeastern Ohio visiting with Criss. We’ve visited Criss before (Criss's Ohio Garden), and it is always a pleasure to return to this beautiful garden. A planting in…

  • garden bed with lots of different hosta varieties and pink flowers
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    Hosta Collectors in Michigan

    Today we’re in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with Sharon and Michael Darga. When we moved into our home in 1982, the backyard was overgrown with scrub and poison ivy. Through years…

  • large white and pink lilies
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    Summer in Margot’s Garden

    Today we are visiting Margot Navarre's garden in Bellevue, Washington. I adore my winter and spring gardens but am getting into the summer spirit of gardening. Lysimachia (Lysimachia punctata, Zones…