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A garden in Garrison, New York ended up converting a bookkeeper into a passionate gardener.
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This magnificent rose garden was created on the site of a family olive grove, which has been owned by the same family for half a century. Located in the San Joaquin Valley, this olive grove was originally developed by the railroads, before recently being transformed into orange groves.
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A photographer moves to a new house, only to discover that it is brimming with plant treasures that she has always coveted. 
A weekend home in the high desert of central Oregon can only be reached by means of an old lifeboat! PLUS: New, web-only photos!
At Garden Design we love to see our readers’ gardens! Whether you’re a homeowner or a designer, you can submit pictures and a brief description of your garden for the chance to be showcased online or in a future printed edition.
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In Charlotte, North Carolina, a self-taught gardener (who watched a lot of gardening shows on television!) turned a hilly, "unbuildable" property into a dreamy woodland landscape, complete with waterfalls and several ponds.
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A weed-covered lot in Southern California, owned by Caltrans, is completely redone by a couple who live adjacent to the garden, complete with native varieties, a citrus grove, and hundreds of new plants, creating a Mediterranean idyll.
Eric Sternfels calls garden making "an interesting, quiet labor," which has resulted in a unique landscape filled with usable ideas. With a background in architecture, he designed a garden in a long narrow space behind his vintage 1840s home in Philadelphia. His passion for the art of plant placement is manifested in such simple, yet elegant solutions for an overly shaded, narrow yard that's just 18 feet wide by 150 feet long.
Loaded with color and personality, this courtyard garden from Garden Design reader Christina Salwitz provides privacy while still letting light in, and features a flow of crushed granite to give a bright Hawaiian beach feel even on a dreary day.
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In suburban New York, a reader grows tiers of organic vegetables that connect to a Craftsman-style house via a bridge.
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