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December 2016

Barrel Cactus Planting [Photo]

Barrel Cactus Planting Another succulent Planting from The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California. This time, barrel cacti take center stage.  #cactus #succulent #garden #nature #desert #plants #ig_losangeles #LA #losangeles #wheream_I_LA #insta_losangeles #cali_grammers #lagrammers #losangelesgrammers #discoverla #conquer_la #unlimitedlosangeles #californiacaptures Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from […]

Noted: Mark Dion Reimagines a Pioneering Botanist’s Lab #ArtTuesday

Read Mark Dion Reimagines a Pioneering Botanist’s Lab #ArtTuesday via Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: 4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel via Green Upgrader Noted: The Royal Horticultural Society’s Allotment […]

Succulent Garden Bed Pretty little succulents all in a row in Palm Desert, California. [Photo]

Succulent Garden Bed Pretty little succulents all in a row in Palm Desert, California.  #garden #succulents #desert #plants #plants #nature #outdoors #ig_garden #flowersofinstagram #flowerstagram #treestagram #rainbow_petals #ig_naturelovers #ig_naturepictures #ig_naturesbest @24earth   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com   * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

Autumn Leaves, San Fernando Valley [Photo]

Autumn Leaves, San Fernando Valley Even in the middle of the city — Studio City, in this case — you can still find small signs of the season. These leaves were still holding on, but our recent rain might have finally knocked them from the tree. It’s always interesting to remember that these colors are […]

Interesting Plant: Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii) […]

First Paperwhites 2016 – A Minute in the Garden 51 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The first paperwhites arrive in the garden following our first rains of the season. Music: “Chill Float” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about gardening in these books from […]

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (0:56)

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook    Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by starting your shopping at http://welchwrite.com/bookstore Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter […]

A Rainy Morning [Photo]

A Rainy Morning #rain #la #losangeles #nature #outdoors #larain #wet #garden #window #home #house   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com   * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check […]

Christmas in the Desert [Photo]

Christmas in the Desert This combination of plants might seem a bit odd at first, but both are native to the deserts of Southern California and northern Mexico. For me, the combination between the gray of the agave and the red of the poinsettia make it an excellent combination. #garden #succulents #agave #nature#caligrammers #california #coachellavalley#poinsettia #flowers #ig_nature#ig_naturelovers #ig_naturesbest   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Yellow Roses [Photo]

Yellow Roses A gift from friends on the night of our party. These roses are almost perfect I shape and color — Almost unnaturally so. Nature shouldn’t ever be quite so perfect #roses #flowers #nature #plants #garden #flowersofinstagram #rainbow_petals #ig_nature #ig_naturelovers ##ig_naturesbest @24earth   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in […]