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February 2014

Garden Alphabet: Pineapple (Ananas comosus)

Garden Alphabet: Pineapple (Ananas comosus) We have visited Hawaii only once, but since we were driving right past the Dole Plantation it made sense to stop in for a bit. The one sight that attracted my attention most was the test garden which contained a wide variety of pineapples, including the example. Some were red, some […]

Photo: Canyon Sunflower in the breeze (animated gif)

Previously in my Instagram Photos…   Read more on this topic: Photo: Sunflower closeup (animated by Google+) Photo: Wild fennel at Sycamore Canyon Campground Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: In the neighborhood…Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia) – A Photo Montage Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage

Gardening books are…

Read the original essay on A Gardener’s Notebook Read more on this topic: Gardening books are friendly, supportive and stimulating companions Elsewhere: Books: 100 books about the world around us: Nature, science, math, and applied crafts. Books on Hold: The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life by Margaret Roach Check out some of my […]

Garden Decor: Brick Garden Shed

Brick Garden Shed Oh dear, how lovely is this? I can almost imagine sitting in this grade, gathering my tools from this shed and disappearing for a while. Discovered via Tumblr User gardengallery More garden shed ideas from Amazon.com:    Previously in Garden Decor: Over-the-top Garden Shed 30 Amazing Downspout Ideas Garden gate made from re-purposed tools Moss […]

Photo: Sunflower closeup (animated by Google+)

Created via AutoAwesome on Google+ Circle A Gardener’s Notebook on Google+ Read more on this topic: Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: In the neighborhood…Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia) – A Photo Montage Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage Video: Beautiful and Productive Garden Video: In the garden…May […]

Horticulture Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword

Check out our list of horticulture jobs (and others) available via SimplyHired.com. Enter your location for jobs close to you. You can also search on other keywords. Read more on this topic: Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search […]

Garden Alphabet: Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia)

Garden Alphabet: Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia) There is a distinct alien look to Joshua Trees as you drive across the California High Desert. Their gnarled, out-stretched arms almost look like they are stumbling across the desert, headed to some secret location to plan their next move. I took this photo while we visiting the Antelope Valley […]

Recent Pinterest Pins from Douglas E. Welch

Visit Douglas’s profile on Pinterest. Read more on this topic: My Favorite Garden Things for August 2013 – Douglas E. Welch 13 of My Favorite Garden Things for November 2013 – Douglas E. Welch My Favorite Garden Things for April 2013 – Douglas E. Welch My Favorite Garden Things for June/July 2013 – Douglas E. […]

Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium) This is an entirely new plant to me. I discovered it, and took these photos, on an impromptu neighborhood photo walk a few weeks ago and an online commenter identified it for me. I believe this is the ‘Red Damask’ variety. It really caught my eye as […]

From the container garden to the salad bowl…

A nice lettuce harvest from the container garden, washed, put right in the salad bowl and enjoyed as lunch! Yum! Read more on this topic: Elsewhere: Grow your own greens using this “salad table” Video: Container Vegetable Harvest and Update 001 Video: Container Garden Update 21 – A new container, more frugal lettuce and cutting […]