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Spring in North Georgia

Today we’re visiting with Bonnie Plikaytis. Here are a few images of spring arriving in our Zone 7 woodland garden in North Georgia. Nothing denotes spring as much as the blooms of bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis, Zones 3–8). In late…

Turning a Problem Into a Feature

Today we’re visiting Kathleen Hooper’s garden. When my family and I moved from two acres in Connecticut to our Winnetka, Illinois (near Chicago) house, I inherited a small landscaped yard. My plan was to turn the space into a garden where…

Cherry’s Visit to Milner Gardens

Regular GPOD contributor Cherry Ong has been sharing some incredible gardens she visited this year. I had a chance to visit some gardens on Vancouver Island this August. One of them was Milner Gardens, an impressive natural estate garden.…

Nancy’s Boston Garden

Today we’re visiting Nancy Kressin’s garden. I have been building my garden in the Boston neighborhood of West Roxbury for 24 years, with the simultaneous goals of collecting as many plants as possible, sustaining bloom from spring to fall,…

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…

Gardening Up North

Today we’re visiting Chris Cloutier’s garden in northern Michigan. I have been gardening for almost 50 years. I started with indoor plants—lots and lots of them in a very small studio apartment in downtown Detroit. Then I moved into a home…