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March 2017

Fortnight Lily (Dietes)

Fortnight Lily (Dietes)   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Fortnight lily #floweringtoday #garden #gardenersnotebook #dietes #plants #nature #nofilter via Instagram [Photo] Fortnight Lily Products Exclusively from Douglas E. Welch via Instagram [Photo] Flowering Now: Fortnight Lily (Dietes) – June 24, 2014 Garden Alphabet: Dietes (Fortnight Lily) Flowering Now: Fortnight […]

Noted: The Best 23 DIY Ideas to Make Garden Stairs and Steps

Adding DIY steps and stairs to your garden or yard is a great way to enhance your outdoor landscaping whether they are perfectly flat or happen to sit in a slope. On the other hand, stairs on a garden offers ease of access to go from one level to another and serve as a walkway […]

Hosta Flowers

Hosta Flowers   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about hostas with these books * 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 on this topic: Rosemary Flowers Leonotis Flowers Bee on Aeonium […]

Noted: Gardening 101: Tulip – Gardenista

All about Tulips     In The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas (the father of the more famous Dumas who wrote The Count of Monte Cristo), an entire town in the Netherlands is struck by tulip mania. An enormous prize is offered to any grower who can procure a truly black tulip. Indeed, the Dutch […]

Bees and Rosemary — A Minute in the Garden 58 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Industrious bees work in the sun at Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California.   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code […]

Bicolor Azalea

Bicolor Azalea Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about azaleas with these books * 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 on this topic: White Azaleas in Black […]

Garden Vocabulary: Coppice/Coppicing

Garden Vocabulary: Coppice/Coppicing Coppicing isn’t as popular or known as it was in the distant past, although experienced woodland managers might use it to provide supplies for building wattle fencing or other garden/farm structure, especially for historical recreation projects. If you have access to a woodland with trees that respond to coppicing, you might be […]

In the Japanese Garden

In the Japanese Garden Storrier-Stearns Japanese Garden, Pasadena, California   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Snowflakes (Leucojum) Lupine Along the street Agave all in a row Narcissus

Noted: Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas

I have previously written (and created videos) on my own use of ad-hoc olla (like wine bottles) in my garden. Here is a bit more information from Kitchen Plot) — Douglas Read Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas via kitchen plot An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Propagating […]

Shining in the sun

Shining in the sun An unknown plant basks in the sun at Arlington Garden, Pasadena Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Shining in the sun via Instagram [Photo] A Splash of Yellow Shining in the garden sun #garden #flowers #yellowflower #plants #nature “Shining Bright” #flowers #plants #orangeflower #garden #nature #outdoors […]