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Douglas E. Welch

Bee On Apricot Blossom

Bee On Apricot Blossom 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: Bearded Iris Closeup Tiny cactus flowers in the garden Bee on Aeonium Flowers […]

7 Excellent Screening Hedges | A Gardener’s Thoughts & Fancies via blog.garden-of-eva.com

Read 7 Excellent Screening Hedges | A Gardener’s Thoughts & Fancies via blog.garden-of-eva.com An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: The Best Privacy Hedges for Southern California: 7 Plants to Know via Pacific Outdoor Living Noted: Mark Dion Reimagines a Pioneering Botanist’s Lab #ArtTuesday Noted: The Royal Horticultural Society’s […]

The Best Privacy Hedges for Southern California: 7 Plants to Know via Pacific Outdoor Living

Read The Best Privacy Hedges for Southern California: 7 Plants to Know via Pacific Outdoor Living An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Ask the Expert: How to Use Plants for Privacy in a City Garden via Gardenista Noted: 7 DIY Projects That Will Maximize Your Outdoor Space Noted: […]

Cactus Flowers in the garden

Cactus Flowers in the garden A potted cactus shows off in the 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: Tiny cactus flowers […]

Bearded Iris Closeup

Bearded Iris Closeup Beautiful from afar and Closeup, too 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: Hydrangea Flowers Foxglove (Digitalis) Epiphyllum Flower Gather ye […]

Variegation on houseplant leaves

Variegation on houseplant leaves Striking variegation gives a special look to these house plants.  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: Autumn leaves #leaves […]

Hydrangea Flowers

Hydrangea Flowers A closeup look at some hydrangea flowers at the nursery from last week.  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 […]

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 […]