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May 2012

Elsewhere: Grow your own greens using this “salad table”

I came across this in my PInterest pins a few weeks ago. A great idea for growing greens easily in limited space. Salad Table: The University of Maryland’s Jon Traunfeld explains how to grow your own greens using an innovative salad table. Part 1. Source: marthastewart.com via Douglas on Pinterest   Read more on this […]

Video: Garden Tip – Put the goodness back in your garden

Keep your garden waste out of your city garden bin and put it to use for you. There is little need to buy bag after bag of compost, top dressing, and mulch each year when many of us have plenty of material to use right in our own gardens. Don’t see the video above? Watch […]

Photo: Wild fennel at Sycamore Canyon Campground

  View all my Instagram photos at Instagrid. Read more on this topic: Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Photo: Rose in the garden today via Instagram Photo: Morning Glory from Instagram Photo: Daisies in the neighborhood Photo: Wisteria in the sun

Photo: Slices of tree trunk as stepping stones in the garden

This was part of one of the design gardens at the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012. I am not sure what type of saw could give you such perfect slices. They seem large for using a chain saw. Perhaps there is a sawmill that turns them out as a specialty item. See the complete […]

Video: In the garden for May 26, 2012

An overview of what is happening in my garden today. We take a look at the mulched path project from last week, hibiscus flowers, carrots, tomatoes, basil and my clytostoma calistagoides flowering vine. (7 mins) Don’t see the video above? Watch “In the garden for May 26, 2012” on Youtube Please like Like this video […]

Event: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 12th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale Drought Tolerant Plant Festival

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 12th Annual Exhibit and Plant SaleDrought Tolerant Plant Festival Saturday June 9th 9am to 5pm (Lectures start at 10:00)Sunday June 10th 9am to 4pm (Kid’s events start at 10:30) Photos from 2011 Show Learn how landscaping with drought tolerant plants can save you money and water.The festival will include;• […]

Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram

See all my Instagram photos on Instagrid Read more on this topic: Photo: Rose in the garden today via Instagram Photo: Morning Glory from Instagram Photo: An amaryllis from my garden via Instagram Photo: Garden work today. Volunteers gladly accepted! via Instagram Yellow Roses…in the neighborhood

Event: American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to our Backyards, What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are with Wade Graham

In Conversation with WADE GRAHAM on American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to our Backyards, What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are Thursday, June 1412:00 noon to 1:00 pmSeaver classroom 3, The Huntington Library Wade Graham explores what four hundred years of garden making in America reveal about our values, politics, and dreams, […]

Video: Peaceful Garden and Home Office

A short montage of an amazing peaceful garden, home office and waiting area. This amazing Asian-themed garden is a joy to visit and also to work in. Once ensconced in its small, private world, you would never expect that you are in the middle of the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Can’t see […]

Photos: Peaceful garden, home office and waiting room

One of my client’s has an amazing home office set amid this equally as amazing garden. I was visiting for a computer support call today and asked if I could take a few pictures to share with you.The garden is Asian-themed and is such a peaceful spot even in the midst of the San Fernando […]