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January 2020

Mexican sage in the garden via Instagram

Mexican sage in the garden California spring continues on with these Mexican sage flowers in the garden bed along the street. This sage and another called ”Hot Lips” seem to like it in this sunny and dry area.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 16 in a series – Photo by Steven Skerritt on Unsplash

Dazzling Dahlias – 16 in a series – Photo by Steven Skerritt on Unsplash Steven Skerritt Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook * 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! An interesting link found among my daily reading […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 10

DON’T let fashion rule you : if you love old- time flowers, find a place for them, and if you think a rose should be sweet-smelling, DON’T be beguiled into buying the very latest thing, with blooms as big as a saucer, but scent- less. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

Raindrops On Marigolds – Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Raindrops On Marigolds – Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! A raindrop covered marigold shines out its announcement the Spring is just around the corner. *Redbubble has discounts when purchasing multiple items and also gives 10%-20% discounts on a […]

Historical Garden Books – 61 in a series – The gardener’s text-book: containing practical directions upon the formation and management of the kitchen garden (1857)

Historical Garden Books – 61 in a series – The gardener’s text-book: containing practical directions upon the formation and management of the kitchen garden (1857) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org INTRODUCTION A Kitchen Garden is, properly, a piece of ground devoted to the culture of esculent vegetables alone ; but, […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 16 in a series – Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 16 in a series – Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA A visit to the Sunnylands Center & Gardens at the former Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage, CA Sunnylands Center & Gardens Web Site Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each […]

Amazing Multicolor Hibiscus via Instagram

  Amazing Multicolor Hibiscus I spotted this as I wandered my mother-in-law’s condo community looking for an escaped cat. Most of the landscaping is pretty bland, but this was an excellent choice. I am sure it makes everyone who passes by very happy. PS the cat was found right outside  and Follow Join A Gardener’s […]

Paperwhites In The Sun via Instagram

Paperwhites In The Sun  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: First Paperwhites (Narcissus papyraceus ) 2019 via Instagram Photos: First Paperwhites 2013 (Narcissus papyraceus) First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Daisies in the sun via Instagram […]

In The Garden…January 3, 2020 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1 minute 30 seconds)

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode: A (small) reminder to take care of your trees so they take care of you. Music: The One by The Woodshedders under Creative Commons License Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by starting […]

Bewitched roses in my garden via Instagram

Bewitched roses in my garden The winter rains have arrived, my rose pruning was done a week or so ago, and these blooms are already appearing. I’m seeing lots of growth on all the rose plants, some of which we transplanted into pots so we can move them to a sunnier place in the garden. […]