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August 2015

Garden Alphabet: Sempervivum [Photo]

Garden Alphabet: Sempervivum Sempervivum /sɛmpəˈvaɪvəm/,[1] is a genus of about 40 species of flowering plants in the Crassulaceae family, known as houseleeks. Other common names include liveforever and hen and chicks. They are succulent perennials forming mats composed of tufted leaves in rosettes. In favourable conditions they spread rapidly via offsets, and several species are valued in cultivation as groundcover for dry, sunny spots.[2] The name Sempervivum has its origin in the Latin semper (“always”) and vivus (“living”), because this […]

High-Touch Beauty for Your High-Tech – also toes, mugs, cards and more in 75+ designs via Instagram [Photo]

High-Touch Beauty for Your High-Tech at http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – also toes, mugs, cards and more in 75+ designs #sky #garden #tree #beauty #beautiful #outdoors #nature #naturelover via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, cards, totes, mugs and more via Instagram [Photo] Photo: The sky from the garden […]

Do you like prickly, or less prickly cactus in your garden? via Instagram [Photo]

Do you like prickly, or less prickly cactus in your garden? #nofilter #cactus #succulent #succulentobsession #plant #garden #naturelover #nature #beauty #beautiful via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Succulent in the sun via Instagram [Photo] Photo: Cactus flowers #orange #cactus #succulent #plant #nature #naturelover #flowerstagram #flower #beauty #beautiful via Instagram Succulent […]

Bee on Lavender in Slow Motion – Seeing Differently #9 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Seeing Differently: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of slow-motion and time-lapse videos.   See all the videos in “Seeing Differently” series in this YouTube playlist  Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Circle […]

Garden Decor: Niteangel Natural Insect Hotel Bee Bug House/Hotel

Niteangel Natural Insect Hotel Bee Bug House/Hotel While my local Carpenter Bees love to use the old stumps around my yard on their own, I don’t think it can hurt to give them — and other solitary bees — nice place to nest and raise their young. Anything that brings more pollinators to the garden […]

Flowering Now: Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea)

Flowering Now: Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) This plant is so common in landscaping here in Southern California that most people probably don’t even notice it anymore. These were so bright, so eye-catching that I had to stop and take a photo. They are simple and everywhere but that doesn’t mean they aren’t beautiful, too. They can […]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) [Video]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) In this episode: Intro Showing all the plants I have made through cuttings, seeds and gifts from friends. Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Help support us by using our Amazon affiliate code and bookstore – Start here Buy my garden […]

Buckwheat flowers via Instagram [Photo]

Buckwheat flowers #flower #nature #naturelover #outdoors #plant #beauty #beautiful #garden #california #plant via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Succulent in the sun 2 via Instagram [Photo] Succulent in the sun via Instagram [Photo] Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, cards, totes, mugs and more via Instagram [Photo] Photo: Cactus flowers #orange […]

Bee takes a drink – A Minute in the Garden 24 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

In the garden…August 8. 2015 – Getting something for nothing [Video]

In the garden…August 8. 2015 – Getting something for nothing In this episode: Intro Showing all the plants I have made through cuttings, seeds and gifts from friends. Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like […]