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July 2014

Summer in the Garden: Iron Garden Spheres

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Iron Garden Spheres I could […]

Noted: Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista

Shopper’s Diary: Bleuet Coquelicot in Paris by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista It’s hard to miss Bleuet Coquelicot: Plants and flowers of all colors spill onto the sidewalk from a tiny storefront on a busy street in Paris’s Canal St. Martin neighborhood. Most customers are neighborhood regulars. They stop by to say hello and share a […]

Noted: Pistil-Whipped: This Video Makes Flowers Look Like The Most Magical Organisms On Earth via Fast Company

Pistil-Whipped: This Video Makes Flowers Look Like The Most Magical Organisms On Earth via Fast Company Madrid-based nature photographer David de los Santos Gil spent nine months capturing the delicate dance of flowers in bloom. Read More “Noted” items are particularly good finds from my daily reading which I share via all my social media […]

Garden Decor: Teapot Birdhouse from Clifford Earl Sculpture

Teapot Birdhouse from Clifford Earl Sculpture Whimsical birdhouse always add a nice touch to any garden, and you might just invite some new residents, too. This clever use of a teapot as the base of the birdhouse is a great way of reusing an object. The artist then embellishes the original piece to create something […]

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.   Post a Job! $20 for 7 days Read more on this topic: Horticulture Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword Horticulture/Garden Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword […]

Flowering Now: Plumaria, Van Nuys Civic Center, Los Angeles, California

Plumaria We happened upon these lovely plumaria on a walk around the neighborhood on Monday. These are part of the landscaping at the Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center just up the street. The bright yellows against the dark foliage is quite striking. Photo: Douglas E. Welch, A Gardener’s Notebook Plumeria (common name Frangipani[citation needed]) is a genus of flowering plants in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae.[1] It […]

Summer in the Garden: The Layered Garden: Design Lessons for Year-Round Beauty from Brandywine Cottage by Adam Levine and David L. Culp

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas The Layered Garden: Design Lessons […]

Noted: Charming Garden Gate via Gorgeous Flowers Garden & Love on Tumblr

Charming Garden Gate via Gorgeous Flowers Garden & Love on Tumblr See More “Noted” items are particularly good finds from my daily reading which I share via all my social media accounts.  Find more Noted/Shared Gardening items Read more on this topic: Noted: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Flowers via Mashable Video: In the garden…March […]

Noted: Moss woods #ForestOfDean via Simon Robinson on Flickr

Moss woods #ForestOfDean via Simon Robinson on Flickr View more pictures Read more on this topic: Noted: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Flowers via Mashable Garden Decor: Moss Buddha via Tumblr Noted: The enigma of (Fredrick Law) Olmsted via Garden Rant What I’m Reading…The Wild Garden by William Robinson Noted: Public Gardens and Social Media […]

Noted: Electronic microscope photo of mint via Emma the Gardener

Electronic microscope photo of mint via Emma the Gardener This isn’t a fantasy alien landscape, its an image of a mint leaf, taken with a scanning electron microscope by Annie Cavanagh. This low-res version is available from Wellcome Images with a Creative Commons license, which allows me to show you how awesome plants are. The […]