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March 2017

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 […]

Noted: 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners

You might have more edibles in your garden than you think — and pretty one’s at that. Check out this list of edible flowers you might find in your own garden or, certainly, at your local nursery. — Douglas Read 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners via Food52 An interesting link found among […]

Noted: Propagating plants from cuttings

We can always use more plants and FREE plants at that! Check out these techniques for making more plants all the time — Douglas   Read Propagating plants from cuttings via Sunset Magazine An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: DIY on a Budget: $30 Mini Concrete Planters […]

Azaleas

Azaleas From a Friends’s garden   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 and […]

White Azaleas in Black and White

White Azaleas in Black and White White azaleas from a friend’s garden   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 […]