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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…

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…

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…

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…

A Sunflower Festival

Today, regular GPOD contributor Cherry Ong from British Columbia, Canada, is sharing photos from a trip she took recently. Thought your readers would enjoy some photos from my visit to the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival. It’s quite an…