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The Ten Commandments of Community Gardens via City of Sydney, Australia

I was looking for items to share on the site for our local community garden project, The Community Garden of Sherman Oaks,  and came across this great poster from the City of Sydney. A great place to start in your community garden. Sometimes the simplest rules are the ones we need to be reminded about. — Douglas […]

Dunedin Daffodils via Instagram

Dunedin Daffodils Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand 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 it out! † Available […]

Rose with Raindrops via Instagram

Rose with Raindrops Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Available on these products and many more! Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from […]

Tropical House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

Tropical House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand Perfect Hot and Steamy Place on a Chilly, Rainy Day  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may […]

Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand Perfect Place on a Chilly, Rainy Day  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from […]

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand 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 it out! † Available from the […]

Snowdrops (Galanthus) via Instagram

Snowdrops (Galanthus) Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about Galanthus 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 it out! † Available from the LA Public Library Read more on this topic: Rhododendron […]

Rhododendron with raindrops, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

Rhododendron with raindrops, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about rhododendron 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 it out! † Available from the LA Public Library Read more on […]

Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

Interesting Plant: Australian/New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium) This is an entirely new plant to me. I discovered it, and took these photos, on an impromptu neighborhood photo walk a few weeks ago and an online commenter identified it for me. I believe this is the ‘Red Damask’ variety. It really caught my eye as […]

Interesting Plant: Firewheel Tree (Stenocarpus sinuatus)

Interesting Plant: Anemone Discovered via Pinterest User, Growers Garden Stenocarpus sinuatus, known as the Firewheel Tree is an Australian rainforest tree in the Protea family. The range of natural distribution is in various rainforest types from the Nambucca River (30° S) in New South Wales to theAtherton Tableland (17° S) in tropical Queensland. However, Stenocarpus sinuatus is widely planted as an ornamental tree in other parts of Australia and in […]