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May 2015

Video: In the garden…May 29, 2015: Tomato in refurbished container

In the garden…May 29, 2015: Tomato in refurbished container   My wife wants tomatoes and this seems a perfect reason to start refurbishing the container garden along the driveway..   Music: “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook […]

Photo: Kousa Dogwood in Oberlin, Ohio (and products to share!)

Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio More photos from Douglas E. Welch and A Gardener’s Notebook on Flickr More info on Kousa Dogwood: Kousa Dogwood at Wikipedia Kousa Dogwood at ArborDay.com Kousa Dogwood at the Missouri Botanical Garden Read more on this topic: Photo: Firewheels Gaillardia from A […]

Video: Wisteria – A Minute in the Garden 14 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes from The Garden at Merritt Lake in Oakland, California. See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my […]

Photo: Firewheels Gaillardia from A Gardener’s Notebook (including a variety of products)

Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio More photos from Douglas E. Welch and A Gardener’s Notebook on Flickr More information on Gaillardia: Gaillardia on Wikipedia Gaillardia on Garden.org Gaillardia at Missouri Botanical Garden   Read more on this topic: Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A […]

Video: In the garden…May 24, 2015: Planting hop rhizomes

In the garden…May 24, 2015: Planting hop rhizomes  Our friends at our neighborhood microbrewery happened to have a few hop rhizomes that they were going to try planting themselves. Since they knew I did A Gardener’s Notebook, they offered up 2 to me. I wanted to get them in the ground right away, so walked […]

Video: Rhododendron – A Minute in the Garden 13 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes from The Garden at Merritt Lake in Oakland, California.   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from […]

Win a Parrot Flower Power – An incredible sensor that assesses your plants’ needs and sends alerts to your smartphone

(See the end of this post for information on how to enter to win today) Get your garden started right this year with a Parrot Flower Power sensor! Parrot has been very gracious and sent me Flower Power garden sensors to give away to 2 lucky readers/viewers of A Gardener’s Notebook. I have been using […]

Photo: Canna flowers from A Gardener’s Notebook

Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio More photos from Douglas E. Welch and A Gardener’s Notebook on Flickr More information on Canna: Canna on Wikipedia Canna on Garden.org Canna on The Old Farmer’s Almanac   Read more on this topic: Video: Brugmansia – A Minute in the Garden […]

Event: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society Annual Drought Tolerant Plant Festival – May 30 & 31, 2015, Encino

Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society Annual Drought Tolerant Plant Festival Sepulveda Garden Center 16633 Magnolia Boulevard Encino, CA 91316http://www.lacactus.com/lacss.contact@gmail.com Saturday, May 30th, 2015 9am to 5pm (Workshops start at 10:00am) Sunday, May 31st, 2015 9am to 4pm  (Kids’ events start at 10:30am)(Workshops start at 10:30am) Learn how landscaping with drought tolerant plants can save money […]

Noted: 10 Great US Gardens via Gardening Journal on Flipboard

10 Great US Gardens via Discovered via Flipboard Gardening Journal Link: 110 Great US Gardens via Discovered via Flipboard Gardening Journal Read more on this topic: Read A Gardener’s Notebook on Flipboard Moleskine Gardening Journal – Want, not need (SMILE) Noted: The Simple Secret to Gardening Success via Houzz A Garden Journal from A Gardener’s Notebook Noted: A Secret […]