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May 2015

Video: In the garden…May 13, 2015: Succulent Container for Free

In the garden…May 13, 2015: Succulent Container for Free  My wife picked up these 4 tiny succulents from the centerpieces at a recent college meeting. Never one to let anything go to waste, I grabbed an old container that happened to be unplanted, these four succulents and some decorative stone I had lying about and […]

Succulent Container for Free – Make the most of your free garden finds!

My wife picked up these 4 tiny succulents from the centerpieces at a recent college meeting. Never one to let anything go to waste, I grabbed an old container that happened to be unplanted, these four succulents and some decorative stone I had lying about and combined them into this pretty little container. I always […]

Interesting Plant: Echeveria Agavoides

Echeveria Agavoides This variegated echeveria would look beautiful in nearly any water wise garden. The striking color of the leaves immediately grabs visual interest. Echeveria Agavoides Plants, Books and More at Amazon.com “Echeveria agavoides (red)” by Tangopaso – Own work. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. Echeveria agavoides is a species of flowering plant in the Crassulaceae family, native to rocky areas of […]

Video: Aeonium – A Minute in the Garden 10 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The first in a series of garden minutes from The Gardens at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Aeonium (tree houseleek) is a genus of about 35 species of succulent, subtropical plants of the family Crassulaceae. The name comes […]

Photo: Raindrops in the Garden at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California

Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio Read more on this topic: Photo: Purple Iochroma at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Pink Geranium (Pelargonium) at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Yellow Daylily at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Raindrops on […]

Video: In the garden short…May 7, 2015: The potatoes hit their stride and start appearing everywhere

In the garden short…May 7, 2015: The potatoes hit their stride and start appearing everywhere  A quick check on our “pantry leftover” white potatoes. See how I created and planted these starts using sprouted potatoes from the kitchen in this video. In the garden…April 18, 2015: Planting potatoes from pantry leftovers and in this similar […]

Photo: In the neighborhood…Avocados are growing!

The avocados on our neighbor’s tree are starting to form. Anticipation begins! Read more on this topic: Photo: Orange blossom time here in Southern California Free Sherman Oaks Tree Giveaway on Valentine’s Day – Plant a little love in your garden! Photo: Palm Tree in the Neighborhood Photo: In the (container) garden for August 8, […]

Video: Iochroma – A Minute in the Garden 9 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The first in a series of garden minutes from The Gardens at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California.  See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Iochroma is a genus of about 34 species of shrubs and small trees found in the forests […]

Photo: Purple Iochroma at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California

  Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio Read more on this topic: Photo: Yellow Daylily at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Pink Geranium (Pelargonium) at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Purple Orchid from Southern California Spring Garden Show (Animated GIF) Photo: Purple […]

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See all the products and options in this series iPhone/Smartphone Cases | iPad Cases Studio Pouch Cards and Postcards Mug | Travel Mug Posters | Framed Prints Tote Bags | Throw Pillows 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: Oak Trees, Santa Monica Mountains […]