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Douglas E. Welch

Lamium “Beacon Silver” Ground Cover

Lamium “Beacon Silver” Ground Cover Another “new to me” plant spotted at the nursery. It has some lovely small flowers, although it’s not in bloom right now. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Get these “Abstract Iris” products and much more exclusively from Douglas E. Welch via Instagram [Photo] Noted: […]

Arctotis

Arctotis Beautiful flowers at the nursery. I’ve never heard of Arctotis before, but I will keep a lookout for it now. “Arctotis is a genus of annual and perennial plants in the family Asteraceae. Arctotis is native to dry stony slopes in southern Africa. Some of the plants are alternatively placed in the genus Venidium.” […]

First Daffodil 2017

  First Daffodil 2017 I was out doing a few tasks in the garden today and noticed the first Daffodil of the year at the end of the driveway. I try to note the first occurrence each year in my gardening calendar, so I have dates for a few years back. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Flower with Raindrops

Flower with Raindrops After the rain at the nursery, these flowers seem to shine under their own power. Quite a “wow factor” in these flowers. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Watercolor Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Purple Explosion [Photo] Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Purple Hibiscus

Achillea millefolium “Pomegranate”

Achillea millefolium “Pomegranate”  Small yet striking mass of flowers in one of my favorite colors. I always prefer the darker “jewel tone” colors in plants, interior design and more.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos) At the nursery Purple Explosion [Photo] Purple Hibiscus

Purple Hibiscus Watercolor

Purple Hibiscus Watercolor Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about hibiscus with these books from Amazon.com More books on hibiscus from Amazon Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Purple Explosion [Photo] Daisy [Watercolor] Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Pink Camellia Blossom

Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos)

Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos) Striking flowers of the kangaroo paw at a local nursery. Fuzzy-wuzzy flower power. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: At the nursery White Rose in the Garden [Photo] Purple Explosion [Photo] Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Purple Hibiscus

At the nursery

At the nursery I try to identify everything I post here, but I didn’t capture the name of these small, yet pretty, flowers. I’ll have to go back and see if I can spot them again and note the species.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: White Rose in the […]

Pink Camellia Blossom

Pink Camellia Blossom The camellias in the neighborhhood are all bursting into flower at this time of year. While I like the big blousy white Camillias I posted earlier, these perfect pink Camillias are also quite amazing. They are a flower that look almost too perfect to be real. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more […]

Purple Hibiscus

Purple Hibiscus While I have both yellow and orange hibiscus here in the garden, these purple ones always catch my eye. Although the flowers are smaller the radiant purple color is a treat. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook   Read more on this topic: Purple Explosion [Photo] Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Daisy [Watercolor] White Rose […]