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Douglas E. Welch

Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage via Gizmodo

I have only ever seen small stands of cherry trees in bloom and while even they are quite impressive, the thought of witnessing a bloom like this one is overwhelming. — Douglas     It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By […]

Blackberries soon

Blackberries soon What’s your favorite fruit? Do you grow your own?  The blackberry plants at the nursery were fruiting in their pots. They need to get in the ground to continue their growth.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these […]

Gather ye (Buddleia) while ye may,…

Gather ye (Buddleia) while ye may,…with apologies to Robert Herrick  To Buddleia or not to Buddleia, that is the question… Some see them as invasive. Others seem them as an attractive part of the garden environment. Regardless, they sure are pretty! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com […]

Fortnight Lily Flower Closeup

Fortnight Lily Flower Closeup A common landscape plant around here? What “common” plant do you find beautiful anyway?  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook 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! Read more on this […]

Olive Trees In Bloom

Olive Trees In Bloom What food is growing in your garden?  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook 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! Read more on this topic: Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) […]

Foxglove (Digitalis)

Foxglove (Digitalis) Strikingly structural flowers of foxglove always look so odd and interesting. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook 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! Read more on this topic: Tiny cactus flowers in […]

Palo Verde Flowers — A Minute in the Garden 60 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook New trees dress up a remodeled plaza and car park. Natural beauty can be found almost anywhere.  See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available […]

White Clematis

  White Clematis A striking Clematis shines in the sun. I am looking for one to add to my new front garden arbor. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about clematis with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

Serene Photos Highlight the Tranquil Beauty of 100 Japanese Gardens via My Modern Met

I don’t think I have the patience to develop my own Japanese-style garden, but I do LOVE looking at them and walking within them. If you are looking for great ideas you can incorporate into your own gardens, check out these photos. They provide some amazing examples. — Douglas   Read Serene Photos Highlight the […]

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree)

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) Lovely flowering tree is often seen here in the San Fernando Valley.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about magnolia 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 […]