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    Fall in Johanna’s Garden

    Johanna here from Aiken, South Carolina. (See a previous visit to her garden here.) Fall is my favorite season, and I especially love how my garden looks at this time…

  • Design

    Bold and Beautiful Yuccas for the Southern Plains

    We are fortunate here in the Southern Plains to have quite a few native yucca species (Yucca spp. and cvs., Zones 5–10) that thrive in our climate. Many of them…

  • Design

    Florida Garden Heritage in New England

    Welcome to Nancy Henry’s garden! I’m excited to share my garden with you. I live in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and have owned this home for only three years. My largest garden…

  • Article

    Making a Jungle in the North

    Michael Passarello shared his garden in North Stamford, Connecticut, with us last week, and he happily sent in some more photos for us to enjoy today. Michael is a garden…

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    Inspiration From a Mediterranean Garden

    Today’s photos are from Cherry Ong's recent visit to Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Canada. You’ve probably seen photos of parts of the garden, but Cherry is treating us to…

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    Regional Picks: Large-Leaved Perennials – Midwest

    1. Shredded Umbrella Plant Name: Syneilesis aconitifolia USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 8 Size: 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; fertile, well-drained soil…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Evergreens – Mountain West

    1. ‘Cream Puff’ Deodar Cedar Name: Cedrus deodara ‘Cream Puff’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9 Size: Up to 15 feet tall and 10 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to…

  • Design

    Designing With Spiky Plants

    Alone or in groups, they make any space look sharp

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    Regional Picks: Plant This With That—Southern Plains

    Plant this . . .   White Out™ rose Name: Rosa ‘Radwhite’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5–9 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…

  • Spring Combos

    Spring Plant Combinations for Seasonal Interest

    If you’re bored with the time between fading spring ephemerals and blooming summer beds, you’re missing out on an exceptionally beautiful period in the garden. The waking landscape offers rare…