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June 2018

Old Roses in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden via My Instagram

Old Roses in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about roses 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! † Available from […]

Artichoke flower on Cal Poly Pomona campus via My Instagram

Artichoke flower on Cal Poly Pomona campus Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about artichokes † * 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! † Available from the LA Public Library Read […]

Transplanting Coleus via My Instagram

Transplanting Coleus Working in the garden over the weekend.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about coleus † * 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! † Available from the LA Public […]

Hollyhock Flower via My Instagram

Hollyhock Flower From a neighbor’s garden Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Read more on this topic: Pink Hollyhock via My Instagram Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, cards, totes, mugs and more via Instagram [Photo] Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram Orange flowers on an unidentified plant via […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a series – Progress? A Little!

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch As I had hoped — but hadn’t really expected — writing the first piece in this new series actually got me motivated to do something in the garden. Who would have “thunk” it?! One point that helped to get me moving was […]

Historical Garden Books: The Joy Of Gardens By Lena May McCauley – 3 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Repotting the coleus via My Instagram

Repotting the coleus A bit of transplanting in the garden yesterday.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about coleus † * 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! † Available from the […]

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden via My Instagram

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden We beat the squirrels to this one! Yum! Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about growing strawberries with these book † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]

Bee on Passionflower (Passiflora) via My Instagram

Bee on Passionflower (Passiflora) Spotted on a walk through the neighborhood.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about passionflowers with this book * 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! † Available […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a series

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch It has taken me a long time to write the piece. Frankly, I am embarrassed and don’t really want to share that embarrassment publically. Still, I think it is important to do so and perhaps, just maybe, you can help me get […]