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June 2015

Photo: Passionflower (passiflora) with products from my garden to yours!

Original Photo Via Instagram — Follow me on Instagram Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Passionflower (passiflora) from my neighborhood – For sale as Stickers, iPhone Cases & Skins, Samsung Galaxy Cases & Skins, Posters, Throw Pillows, Tote Bags, Studio Pouches, Mugs, Travel Mugs, Photographic Prints, Art Prints, Framed Prints, […]

Dress up your phone with this hibiscus flower cover and more!

Dress up your phone with this hibiscus flower smartphone cover and more! Also available as tote bags, cards, mugs and more directly from RedBubble.   Check out my entire portfolio! Read more on this topic: Products: Pink Hibiscus — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! Products: Ice Plant Flower — my photography […]

Garden Alphabet: Hollyhock (Alcea)

Garden Alphabet: Hollyhock (Alcea)   Hollyhock (Alcea)  Alcea, commonly known as hollyhocks, is a genus of about 60 species of flowering plants in the mallow family Malvaceae.[1] They are native to Asia and Europe.[1] Hollyhocks are annual, biennial, or perennial plants usually taking an erect, unbranched form. The herbage usually has a coating of star-shaped hairs. The leaf blades are often lobed or toothed, […]

Winner of Parrot Flower Power – Linda J from Los Angeles, CA

It randomly happened that one of the winners of our Parrot Flower Power giveaway was right here in Los Angeles. Linda stopped by to pick up her Flower Power today and was going to put it to use at her new house right here in the San Fernando Valley! Congratulations to Linda. I hope you […]

Video: Morning Glory (Convolvulus) – A Minute in the Garden 19 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 neighborhood. See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Buy this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio         More […]

Photo: Grapes growing in the neighborhood

The neighborhood grape crop is looking good. I know of at least 3 grapevine plantings along our walk and they all look like this. Read more on this topic: In the neighborhood…Persimmons, pomegranates, figs and grapes Photo: In the neighborhood…Avocados are growing! Photo: Orange blossom time here in Southern California Photos: In the neighborhood…March 9, […]

Products: Lego Birds Kits from Amazon.com

We had a outdoors viewing of The Lego Movie at a friend’s house last weekend and during that we all chipped in to build a tall ship lego kit. This spurred my friend to look into more legos and she found these great bird and animal kits from Lego that she hadn’t previously be aware […]

Garden Alphabet: Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile)

Agapanthus (Lily of the Nile) Agapanthus /ˌæɡəˈpænθəs/[2] is the only genus in the subfamily Agapanthoideae of the flowering plant family Amaryllidaceae.[3] The family is in the monocot order Asparagales. The name is derived from scientific Greek: αγάπη (agape) = love, άνθος (anthos) = flower. Some species of Agapanthus are commonly known as lily of the […]

Photo: Orchids Purple and White

Original Photo Via Instagram — Follow me on Instagram Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Orchids For sale as Stickers, iPhone Cases & Skins, Samsung Galaxy Cases & Skins, Posters, Throw Pillows, Tote Bags, Studio Pouches, Mugs, Travel Mugs, Photographic Prints, Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Metal Prints, Greeting […]

Video: In the garden…June 19, 2015: More tomatoes in containers from A Gardener’s Notebook

In the garden…June 19, 2015: More tomatoes in containers from A Gardener’s Notebook   My wife wants tomatoes and this seems a perfect reason to start refurbishing the container garden along the driveway..     Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly […]