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September 2015

Garden Alphabet: Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin)

Garden Alphabet: Mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) The genus is named after the Italian nobleman Filippo degli Albizzi, who introduced it to Europe in the mid-18th century, and it is sometimes incorrectly spelled Albizzia. The specific epithet julibrissin is a corruption of the Persian word gul-i abrisham (گل ابریشم) which means “silk flower” (from gul گل “flower” + abrisham ابریشم “silk“). Albizia julibrissin is known by a wide variety of common […]

Recent Garden Photos from My Instagram

               More photos from Douglas E. Welch Read more on this topic: Photos: Paperwhites in the sun Photos: Volunteer melon from the container garden Photos: A neighbor’s front yard garden Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Photos: In the neighborhood…March 9, 2015 – Van Nuys, California

Garden Decor: Cast Concrete Planters

Garden Decor: Cast Concrete Planters Looking for a more modern ascetic for your garden? Check out this wide variety of cast concrete planters and even make your own.   Make your own cast concrete planter Links: How to Make a Concrete Planter from This Old House Cast Concrete Planters from Amazon.com Want immediate gratification? You […]

Sunset on the grass Computer, Tablet and Smartphone Wallpapers [Photo]

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 […]

Windmill – A Minute in the Garden 26 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 this flower on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower […]

Garden Decor: Making a mini wildlife stack from The Guardian

Garden Decor: Making a mini wildlife stack from The Guardian Attracting beneficial insects to your garden is always a great idea and The Guardian has an article on how to build your own mini wildlife stack for your garden. Making a mini wildlife stackGarden designer and blogger Dawn Isaac’s step-by-step guide to creating your own […]

Get these tote bags and much more – 75+ Designs on cards, bags, smartphone covers and more! via Instagram [Photo]

Get these tote bags and much more at http://ift.tt/1hfrEWq – 75+ Designs on cards, bags, smartphone covers and more! #flower #flowers #flowerstagram #garden #product #buy #nature #beautiful via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Get this tote and more – Also on cards, laptop sleeves, smartphone covers, mugs and more! via […]

Flowering Now: Penstemon

Flowering Now: Penstemon A native flower here in Southern California, although this particular variety might be a hybridized version for garden use. The lovely tubular flowers nod in the breeze above their deep-green leaves and add a spark to any landscape. Photo: Douglas E. Welch, A Gardener’s Notebook Via Instagram   Get this photos — and […]

A Gardener’s Notebook – Also available on totes, bags, mugs, cards and more! via Instagram [Photo]

A Gardener’s Notebook from http://ift.tt/1hfrEWq – Also available on totes, bags, mugs, cards and more! #garden #cactus #succulent #plants #nature #buy #crafts via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Nature Every Day – Mugs, Journals, Totes and more via Instagram Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, cards, totes, mugs and more […]