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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…

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.…

Patsy’s Tiered Garden

We’re visiting Patsy Lahue’s Colorado garden today. This garden is built in several levels with these beautiful brick retaining walls. I love how this allows all the plants to shine, because those in the back aren’t blocked by those in the…

Washington State Pollinator Garden

Today’s photos are from James Mahar. We own 21.5 acres in Washington State dedicated to wildlife, including a 20,000-square-foot spot specifically for pollinators. Here are a few photos. This area is packed with flowers that pollinators…

Katy’s New Side Yard Garden

My name is Katy, and I garden in Zone 7B, in Tsawwassen British Columbia, Canada, just south of Vancouver. We have a modified Mediterranean climate with heavy winter rainfall and hot, dry summers—this year, complete with a heat dome. I have…

Tough-as-Nails Shrubs for Your Region

Who doesn’t love buying the flashy new plant that catches everyone’s eye at the nursery? Or the plant that’s just outside your hardiness zone but has always taunted you with fantastic foliage and/or out-of-this-world flowers? Gardeners…

From Mud to Garden (and Golf Hole!)

Today we’re in Raleigh, North Carolina, visiting with John Matthews. I have put together an entire deck on the garden, going from muddy grass to what it is today. There is even an 85-yard golf hole on the property that I have built in the…

Emily’s Detroit Garden

Today’s photos are from Emily Berger. I wanted to share some photos of my Detroit home garden. I’m a professional photographer, so I happen to have some photos of the garden at one of its peaks this summer. I love the lavender plants…

Urban Garden in Canada

I am Jan Le Clair from Kingston, Ontario, Canada. I have been gardening for about 15 years at this historic house, built in 1866. We are three city blocks north of Lake Ontario, in Zone 5B. You have visited my garden before (A Garden…