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A Banner Year for Hydrangeas

Today we’re in Elie Gilbert’s garden. I’ve been gardening for at least 70 years, but I’ve never seen a year like this for hydrangeas. Here in my Plymouth, Massachusetts, garden, we recently had one of the rainiest Julys on record, and the…

Massachusetts Meadow

Today we’re visiting Heidi Dollard’s garden. I have been gardening for 35 years in western Massachusetts. My gardens were always in the shade until four years ago, when we moved into a new house. The new house is on a slope and has dramatic…

Linda’s Garden and Home Nursery

My name is Linda Gelinas, and I live in Orange, Massachusetts. We have had a substantial amount of rain this summer, and everything is very lush and green. Most of my perennials have done very well, but my annuals have suffered a bit. My…

Lea’s Garden

Today we’re in New England visiting Lea’s garden. A pretty magical image of a beautiful garden—it looks like Lea has combined every possible shade of green to make this perfectly lush image come together. This is Lea’s “Moss Mandala,” part…

Plants for Birds in the Northeast

As William Cullina mentions in his article on plants for birds, the sad reality is songbirds are disappearing: “Habitat loss, pesticides, and the accompanying decline of insect populations have contributed to a loss of 25 to 30 percent of…

Michele’s Before and After

Today we’re visiting with Michele Baker and seeing how she has transformed her new garden on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. I’ve loved Fine Gardening for years and am always inspired by readers’ photos with new gardens and what they’ve been…

Tim and Laura’s Garden

Today we’re visiting the garden of husband and wife Tim Boland (a botanist) and Laura Coit (a designer). Here are some pictures of our home garden on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. It is a drought-tolerant garden amid an oak forest where…

A Warm-Climate Gardener Visits the North

Today’s photos are from Teresa Watkins. Living in tropical gardening Zone 9b, I’m always excited to visit my husband’s family in Taunton, Massachusetts, to envy their Zone 6b gardens. This year’s weeklong family gathering celebrated the…