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May 2015

Video: Acanthus – A Minute in the Garden 8 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Acanthus Acanthus is a genus of about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to tropical and warm temperate regions, with the highest species diversity in the […]

Garden Alphabet: Epiphyllum

Epiphyllum   Epiphyllum (pron.: /ˌɛpɨˈfɪləm/;[2] “upon the leaf” in Greek) is a genus of 19 species of epiphytic plants in the cactus family (Cactaceae), native to Central America. Common names for these species include orchid cacti and leaf cacti, though the latter also refers to the genus Pereskia.  The stems are broad and flat, 1–5 […]

Photo: Pomegranate fruits in the setting sun via #instagram

  Spotted on the way home from MacLeod Ale Brewing Co. this evening. Read more on this topic: Photo: Here comes the sun! via #instagram Photo: Garden planning for tomorrow via #instagram Photo: Wisteria in the sun Photo: Turn your Face to the Sun Photo: Strawberries #garden via Instagram

Video: In the garden…May 2, 2015: Checking in on pomegranate, sweet potatoes and more!

In the garden…May 2, 2015: Checking in on pomegranate, sweet potatoes and more! Some pomegranate fruits appear, potatoes finally start to sprout and more. Music: “Life of Riley” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Circle A Gardener’s Notebook on Google+ Read […]

Free Small, Yellow, Sunflower Computer and Smartphone Wallpapers for May 2015

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Click to load full-sized image, then right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, click the image to see the full-sized image, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then […]