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Interesting Plant: Tacca chantrieri (Black Bat Flower)

Interesting Plant: Tacca chantrieri (Black Bat Flower) By geoff mckay from Palmerston North, New Zealand – Bat Flower or Cat Whiskers (Tacca Chantrieri), CC BY 2.0, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight […]

Interesting Plant: Firecracker Brodiaea (Dichelostemma ida-maia)

Interesting Plant: Firecracker Brodiaea (Dichelostemma ida-maia) Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Dichelostemma ida-maia is a species of flowering plant known as firecracker flower. It is native to northern California and […]

How to Identify Bulb Plants via Hunker

The term “bulb” generally applies to the underground organ of a plant that stores energy and allows the plant to survive during its dormancy (usually during the winter months). Planting bulbs in the fall for spring blooms is extremely popular among gardeners. There are also bulbs which can be planted in the spring for summer […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Hoveys’ illustrated guide and bulb catalogue for 1878 – 56 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Hoveys’ illustrated guide and bulb catalogue for 1878 – 56 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO CORRESPONDENTS. To meet the increasing taste for the culture of hardy bulbs, and the yearly increasing demand for this favorite class of flowers, we have largely increased our […]

California Daffodils in the Garden 2 via Instagram

California Daffodils in the Garden 2 Shining brightly in the afternoon sun, this is just one clump of daffodils in the garden today.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ […]

California Daffodils in the Garden via Instagram

California Daffodils in the Garden Shining brightly in the afternoon sun, this is just one clump of daffodils in the garden today.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Find […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 18 in a series – Growing Dahlias at Home By Roger Davis Via Longwood Gardens

Why Dahlias? If you’re looking to augment your garden with late season blooms at a time when most perennials begin to fade (usually blooming right up until the first frost), consider dahlias. Dahlias come in many colors, shapes, and sizes, and because of their variety, can be incorporated into many garden landscapes. Dahlias are also […]

First Daffodils 2020 via Instagram

First Daffodils 2020 The daffodils have returned and are beginning to flower all over the garden.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Find more at @DEWDesignPhoto Read more on […]

Snowflakes (Leucojum) – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Snowflakes (Leucojum) and acanthus in the garden #snowflakes #leucojum #garden #gardening #flowers #plants ♬ Nature – Boenox In this episode: Snowflakes (Leucojum) rise in the garden against a background of acanthus. Snowdrops (Galanthus) don’t grow here in Southern California, so these are our replacement bulbs for […]

Paperwhites In The Sun via Instagram

Paperwhites In The Sun  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: First Paperwhites (Narcissus papyraceus ) 2019 via Instagram Photos: First Paperwhites 2013 (Narcissus papyraceus) First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Daisies in the sun via Instagram […]