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February 2015

Photo: Gerbera Daily from the garden today via #instagram

Read more on this topic: Garden Alphabet: Gerbera Daisy Photo: Acanthus in the garden via Instagram Photo: Little sunflower in the garden via #instagram Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram

Video: Honeybees on Lemon Blossoms from Animalbytes

My friend Keri, over at Animalbytes and The Earth Minute, captured this great video of honeybees on her lemon tree. Read more on this topic: Elsewhere: Cooper’s Hawk in the birdbath – my video and photos from Animalbytes.net Video: Valley Carpenter Bees from The Earth Minute Event: Great Backyard Bird Count info from Animalbytes Noted: […]

Products: In the Woods – Fir Tree — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more!

iPhone and Samsung Cases | Cards and Wall-sized photographic prints Mugs | Tote Bags This photo, and more, available on a variety of products from RedBubble. Order directly online. See my entire portfolio on RedBubble Read more on this topic: Products: Paperwhites — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! Products: Bee on Apricot Blossom — — my photography on […]

Video: In the garden…February 22, 2015: Birds, planting a new pomegranate tree and more!

An interesting project to map all the trees in Los Angeles, Juncos and Hummingbirds in the garden and Planting our new, free, pomegranate tree to add some more fruit and productivity to the garden. Links Mentioned in this Podcast: Douglas E. Welch Store Smartphone cases, tote bags, mugs, cards and more! Junco Video Hummingbird Videos […]

Interesting Project: TreeMapLA

I came across this interesting project via a neigh or’s post on NextDoor.com and wanted to share it here. I have signed up and already marked a few trees in my own garden to test it out. What is TreeMapLA? TreeMapLA is an ambitious collaboration of nonprofits, local governments, businesses—and you—to map every tree in […]

Garden Alphabet: Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia)

Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia) Another in what I classify as the “alien” plants that grow here in Southern California. They do look so other-worldly, exotic and fascinating. We see a lot of strelitzia in the landscapes here in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, including a “giant” form that grows to the size of […]

Art: Waiting for Spring and …the wind does blow…

A couple of modified pictures from the garden using the ToonPaint iOS app — one of my favorite tools for putting a new spin on existing photos. Get this picture on greeting cards and postcards \ Get this picture on greeting cards, postcards and as a smartphone case   See more of my photos on […]

Video: In the garden…February 18, 2015: Onion flowers and bees!

The bees are loving the onion flowers on the green onions I am letting go to seed. I hope to be able to gather a bunch of seed when they are mature.   Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to […]

Photo: Cherry Blossom via #instagram

Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Here comes the sun! via #instagram Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Photo: Bewitched Rose 2011 via #instagram Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram

Products: Bee on Apricot Blossom — — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more!

Cards | Mug | Smartphone Cases | Totes  This photo, and more, available on a variety of products from RedBubble. Order directly online. See my entire portfolio on RedBubble Read more on this topic: Products: Paperwhites — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! Product: California Winter Rose Tote Bag (and other products) Photo/Products: Ice […]