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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.
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.
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.
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.
A collection of photos from photographer Dona Kopol Bonick’s Napa, California, garden that is inspired by the gardens her husband created at a local winery and the landscapes she’s captured but always wanted to call her own. Read more about their journey to create their own picture-perfect garden here.
A reader replaces a lawn with an edible front yard and plants her backyard with fragrant herbs that she and her husband use to make their own tea.
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