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Douglas E. Welch

Flowering Now: Fortnight Lily (Dietes bicolor)

Flowering Now: Fortnight Lily (Dietes bicolor)   Photo: Douglas E. Welch, A Gardener’s Notebook Via Instagram   Get this photo on a variety of products via RedBubble A ubiquitous landscape plant here in Southern California, but absolutely beautiful and striking when in bloom. Dietes is a genus of rhizomatous plants of the family Iridaceae, first described as a genus in 1866. Common names […]

Garden Decor: Oxidized Steel Fire Basket by Menu

Oxidized Steel Fire Basket by Menu I came across fire basket on Cool Hunting, which always highlights the neatest stuff. I hadn’t really thought about fire baskets before, but there are a large variety available in nearly every shape and size and you can probably find one to exactly fit your garden style. More information on […]

Photo: Bee gathering on purple coneflower via #instagram

Original Photo Via Instagram — Follow me on Instagram Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Bee Gathering on Purple Coneflower For sale as Stickers, iPhone Cases & Skins, Samsung Galaxy Cases & Skins, Posters, Throw Pillows, Tote Bags, Studio Pouches, Mugs, Travel Mugs, Photographic Prints, Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas […]

Photo: Lupines in the mountains, Snow Bowl , Arizona

Original Photo Via Instagram — Follow me on Instagram Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Lupines in the mountains, Snow Bowl , Arizona For sale as Stickers, iPhone Cases & Skins, Samsung Galaxy Cases & Skins, Photographic Prints, Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Metal Prints, Greeting Cards, and Spiral Notebooks […]

Garden Alphabet: Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)

Common Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) Mesembryanthemum crystallinum is a prostrate succulent plant native to Africa, Sinai and southern Europe, and naturalized in North America, South America and Australia.[1] The plant is covered with large, glistening bladder cells or water vesicles, reflected in its common names of common ice plant, crystalline iceplant or ice plant.[1] The bladder cells are enlarged epidermal cells. The main function of these bladder cells is to reserve water.[2] It […]

Video: California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) – A Minute in the Garden 17 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes from the neighborhood. See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio   More information on California Poppy […]

Photo: California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) from A Gardener’s Notebook (and products for you and your home!)

Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble More photos from Douglas E. Welch and A Gardener’s Notebook on Flickr   Read more on this topic: Garden Alphabet: California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) Interesting Plant: California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) Photo: Firewheels Gaillardia from A Gardener’s Notebook (including a variety of products) Product: California […]

Video: Pink Rhododendron – A Minute in the Garden 16 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes from The Garden at Merritt Lake in Oakland, California. See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio […]

Photos: Cactus Closeup via #instagram and more!

  Buy this photo on totes, cards, mugs and more at RedBubble Check out my complete portfolio on Redbubble Read more on this topic: Photo: White Cactus Flower at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Products: Paperwhites — my photography on smartphone cases, cards, totes and more! Products: Pink Hibiscus — my photography on […]

Video: Fuchsia – A Minute in the Garden 15 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes from The Garden at Merritt Lake in Oakland, California.   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from […]