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June 2011

Elsewhere Online: Pretty Perennial Leaves for the Shade from Northern Shade Gardening

Great collection of shade plant ideas. I am really involved in expanding the garden this year, so ideas like this are much appreciated. – Douglas Pretty Perennial Leaves for the Shade Here are some foliage plants for the shade garden with pretty leaves. These perennials add beautiful texture, colour and shine to shady areas, even […]

Wordless Wednesday: Red Rose

Read more on this topic: Photo: “Bewitched” Rose Rose Bed Cleanup Today Cleaning up rose bed number 2

A Bandit in the Garden

We had a little bandit in the garden tonight. You can click to zoom in and get a slightly better view. No related posts.

Free iPhone Garden App – Garden Pro – Today only! (6/7/2011)

My friend, Mitch, over at Krayton Seminars just sent me a link to this iPhone gardening app which is free for today only. Grab it while you can! Garden Pro (via iTunes)   App Info: FREE for today only! Do you love flowers and plants? Do you work with flowers and plants? Garden Pro lets […]

Cleaning up rose bed number 2

After a busy weekend that didn’t allow for any time in the garden, I spent an hour or so in the back garden today after a morning in my office paying bills and processing deposits. This office time is the traditional Monday morning task to insure that all the bills for the week get into […]

Event: Encino Cactus Festival To Highlight Fire Safe Vegetation

Encino Cactus Festival To Highlight Fire Safe Vegetation from LAFD News & Informationby LAFD Media and Public Relations Image Courtesy LACSS With the dry heat of Summer soon upon us, many Los Angeles residents are turning to nature for ways to stay cool, limit water use, prevent fire danger and add beauty to their lives. It will not […]

Photo: Go, Potatoes, Grow

Wow! I saw this picture come through Twitter today from @deltagardener. That is one fine looking potato patch. They replied to my Twitter post with: deltagardener @gardenersnotebk we harvest on June 14, cook them and serve them for picnic lunch for kids Wish I could have a potato patch like this. Need much more sun […]

Event: #Saturday6: My Skinny Garden at Lowe’s Naperville Saturday June 4th!

My fellow Saturday6 member, Gina from My Skinny Garden, will be holding her Lowe’s appearance this Saturday in her native state of Illinois. You can find complete information below, including time and location. If you get a chance to drop by, please tell her I said HI! — Douglas My Skinny Garden at Lowe’s Naperville […]

I Like This – June 3, 2011

A collection of gardening items I found interesting this week. Bad gardening examples in TV advertisements – May 31, 2011 – What happens when gardening ads go astray? We end up shouting the TV, of course. Read more on this topic: I Like This – April 29, 2011 I Like This – April 22, 2011 […]

Garden and outdoor-related products from AGN

A recent sale from my Cafepress.com stores reminded me that I had several garden-related products in my stores over there. Here are links to all the pretty flower and outdoors items I have created. You can use the arrows to move through the various product or click any link for a larger view.   Make Custom […]