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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 28 in a series – Flowering Echeveria On The Porch

Flowering Echeveria On The Porch My wife, @drrosannewelch has been tending a collection of orphaned succulents. This one rewarded us with a bloom. Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like 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 […]

Dreaming of Kale via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Dreaming of Kale Using up all my old seeds, so crossing fingers that these germinate. I love this is soups and such. From my Instagram Feed * 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 […]

Nasturtiums Rising via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Nasturtiums Rising New nasturtiums rising in our new SIP planters on our new fence. 🙂 Nasturtiums will be both pretty and edible. Nice combination. From my Instagram Feed * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]

Architecturally-Inspired Planters by Anchor Ceramics via Design Milk

Containers are a way to dress up any garden and these are just one example that caught my eye. They are more compatible in a modern design garden, whereas I have a more woodland setting, but some of you might find them an interesting addition or your garden or patio. — Douglas     Founded […]

Waiting for Spring via Instagram

What will you do with your garden this Spring? Leave a comment and share! Waiting for Spring In the Orto Botanico In the Brera District of Milan ceramic pots wait for the Spring and new seedlings. There is such beauty in simplicity sometimes and these pots attracted my attention the minute I spotted them. We were […]

Recently Purchased from the Gardener’s Notebook Shop – H Potter Window Box Rectangular Succulent Planter

Readers of A Gardener’s Notebook find the coolest items via my store on Amazon. I saw this purchase this morning and it looks great! This is something I would consider purchasing myself for my patio table. I love copper planters and other copper garden decor. — Douglas H Potter Window Box Rectangular Succulent Planter Indoor […]

49 Beautiful DIY Raised Garden Beds Ideas via Urban Organic Gardener

Whenever you are thinking about adding to your garden — or starting a new one — it is a great idea to have as many examples as possible to choose from. This is where articles like this can really give you a lot of ideas fast.   For me, I have installed some wine bottle […]

Garden Decor: Copper Gutter and Rain Chain Planter, Sherman Oaks Garden Tour 2018

Copper Gutter and Rain Chain Planter, Sherman Oaks Garden Tour 2018 What unique planters have you built or purchased? Share them in the comments! Spotted this on the recent Sherman Oaks Drought Tolerant Garden Tour. I love copper in the garden it always seems to meld so well with the plants and other decor.   and […]

Container Garden Update 45: Planting Mums and Gazania [Video] (1:50)

Container Garden Update 45: Planting Mums and Gazania In this episode: October 2, 2018 Just a quick video to show you I am still getting into the garden on occasion. Work has kept me at the computer far more than outdoors of late, but with today’s rain forecast I thought it best to get these […]

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers We were greeted with these blooms after returning from our trip to Milan. See all my Flowering Now Posts  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about succulents? Check out these books for your local library and Amazon.com! ††† * A portion […]