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March 2013

Garden Inventory: Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

Garden Inventory is a series where I begin an inventory of all the plants and trees in my garden. Along with some of my own pictures, I will link to various sources of information about each plant and tree so we can learn a little more together. I would also like to highlight your special plants […]

Photo: From the garden…

From the garden today — for better or worse :). Time for some Spring cleanup but enjoyable all the same! Read more on this topic: Garden Bed Cleanup Today Photo: An Orchid from Southern California Spring Garden Show Photo: Orchid from Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012 Photo: Slices of tree trunk as stepping stones […]

Garden Alphabet: Castor Bean (Ricinus)

Castor Bean (Ricinus) While this plant is widespread throughout California, it is classified as an invasive plant and threatens to crowd out true native plants. That said, I have often seen this plant used as an ornamental in more temperate areas where is not hardy and therefore does not over-winter. This photo was taken during […]

A Gardener’s Notebook Videos for February 2013

Here is a playlist of all the A Gardener’s Notebook videos I produced in February 2013. You can find all my past videos on my YouTube Channel. If you enjoy a video, please click the Like button or Subscribe to the YouTube Channel. Doing that directly effects how many other people see my videos.   […]