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March 2017

Noted: A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK

I am always looking for new places to visit the next time I’m in the UK. This is another addition to the list! — Douglas     Read A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK via Food52 An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: […]

Oriental Poppy

Oriental Poppy A splash of red in the green garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) Lupine Purple Explosion [Photo] White Lantana Closeup Brugmansia

Interesting Plant: Douglas Iris (Iris douglasiana)

Douglas Iris (Iris douglasiana) I have always found it difficult to grow iris in my garden with its dark and dry shade, but perhaps a native iris might more easily cope with this environment, as long as find a way to give it more water. What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a […]

Lupine

Lupine Lupine flowers in Arlington Garden, Pasadena, CA  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Agave all in a row Manzanita Flowers Snowflakes (Leucojum) Along the street Narcissus

Yellow Tulips

Yellow Tulips More tulips, spotted at the grocery store nearby. They were so pretty I walked back as my wife checked out to grab this photo. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about tulips with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these […]

Camellia in my garden

Camellia in my garden I found this camellia bloom in the the garden yesterday. I spotted it out the back window, its red shining out against the dark green leaves. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about camellias with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Noted: Gardening 101: Leucadendrons: Gardenista

A lovely family of plants worth knowing more about — Douglas   Read Gardening 101: Leucadendrons: Gardenista via Gardenista An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Garden Visit: An Enchanted Garden in Sweden by Michelle Slatalla via Gardenista Noted: A Secret Garden in the Middle of Regent’s Park […]

Field of Gold — A Minute in the Garden 56 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Flowers wave in the wind and bask in the sun at Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California.   Music: “Concentration” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License  See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy […]

A new prickly pear paddle forms

A new prickly pear paddle forms The opuntia was showing new growth in Arlington Garden. These will soon become large paddles. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Container Garden Update 42: Propagating Prickly Pear (Opuntia) [Video] (4:12) Prickly Pear (Opuntia) Flower #flowers #plants #cactus #succulent #garden #gardenersnotebook #nature #outdoors via […]

Along the street

Along the street A neighbor’s garden brightens the street where I live.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Narcissus Snowflakes (Leucojum) Manzanita Flowers Agave all in a row Pink Camellia Blossom