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February 2017

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces [Book]

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces I’m a subscriber and regular reader of the Gardenista blog, from where this book originates, so I am a bit surprised I hadn’t heard about it earlier. A quick trip to the web site of my local library and within minutes I had the book on my […]

A Splash of Yellow

A Splash of Yellow Another unidentified plant/flower in Arlington Garden. It certainly made quite an impact shining brightly in the sunshine the day I visited.Any ideas on this one folks? Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Snowflakes (Leucojum) Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) Narcissus A Bit of […]

Noted: Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: Gardenista

I compost here in my garden, but I am always looking for additional tips and hints on how to improve the soil I already have. Check out this great article from Gardenista for more information on how to build your own garden’s soil. — Douglas   Read Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: […]

Agave all in a row

Agave all in a row More mature agave in Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Manzanita Flowers Snowflakes (Leucojum) Narcissus Pink Camellia Blossom 🌼 Daffodil Twins

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 […]