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February 2017

Succulent Stump

Succulent Stump This is a nice way to reuse the stump of an old tree in the yard. The plants are well-chosen both in size and color.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about California gardening in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

On YouTube: Winter Interests in the Landscape

Watch YouTube: Winter Interests in the Landscape I liked this video and think you might find it interesting, too! Read more on this topic: Garden Videos from Douglas’ YouTube Channel Video: In the garden…November 28, 2013: Desert Landscape, Coachella Valley Winter Rose, Palm Springs, CA [Photo] Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products […]

Kniphofia

Kniphofia As you can probably tell, I was a bit fascinated by these flowers. Such amazing shapes and colors. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia 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 […]

Redbud

Redbud More springtime blooms at the nursery. I would like a redbud in the garden if I didn’t already have so many trees.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Redbud available 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 […]

Bee on Rosemary Time Lapse from Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California [Video] (0:30)

Bees feed on rosemary flowers at Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California. Music: “The Forest and The Trees” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License    Used in the creation of this video * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it […]

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers)

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) A closeup of the kniphofia in Arlington Garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia 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 it out!  Read more […]

Wisteria Leaves

Wisteria in Spring The wisteria in the back pergola is suddenly throwing out new leaves and leaping into Spring. I missed pruning it while it was dormant I’ll just have to give it a light pruning now untangle a few things and cut back the whip-like new growth. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn […]

Apple Blossom Time

Apple Blossom Time The apple trees at the nursery are beginning to flower. We may soon have fruit from our neighbor’s tree. Update (20170221): ig_gardenCongratulations@douglaswelch and thank you for sharing with us this magnificent shot!!! ✨👏👏👏✨🏆✨📷✨💯✨You are welcome in @ig_garden ✨🍃⛲️🍃✨🌸✨💛✨🎉🎉🎉💫 Many thanks to ig_garden for sharing my photo Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about apple […]

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers)

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) A striking stand of kniphofia. The bees and hummingbirds were swarming these flowers. Look earlier in my feed for a “Minute in the Garden” video of these same flowers. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from […]

A Bit of Blue in the Garden

A Bit of Blue in the Garden Unsure of what this Flower/plant is. Perhaps a buddelia? Can you identify? Help me out in the comments.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Snowflakes (Leucojum) Narcissus Snowflakes (Leucojum) Manzanita Flowers Pink Camellia Blossom