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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 27 in a series – Miami Succulent Garden Nursery Sells The Most Adorable Cactus Creations

Succulents are a plant-killers best friend, not just because they’re hardy, but they’re extremely versatile and all-around adorable. If these low-maintenance beauties are your newest obsession or you’re looking to just begin your collection, there’s an amazing nursery in Miami that you have to add to your to-visit list, Isaac Farms! From rows upon rows of beautiful […]

New gardens at the L.A. Zoo show us how we can help birds at home via The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Zoo bird curator Mike Maxcy believes small changes can have a huge effect — in the garden and in wildlife. “Habitat loss is the worst, but you can mitigate it,” he said. “During this time of year we have a mass migration of birds from the Pacific Flyway. It’s important to remember that […]

100 Most Creative Gardening Design Ideas [2020] via Planted Well

  If you’re looking for the best gardening design then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered different varieties of garden styles to help you in designing your garden. With the most suitable plants and accessories, you can easily obtain a relaxing atmosphere. Gardening adventure can be fun! You can choose to do it by yourself […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 14

DON’T, when you see a border of flowers over which many hours of patient toil have been expended, fix your attention exclusively on a sun-dial in the middle of a brick path and ask your hostess if she is sure that it is set correctly! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 13

DON’T, if your neighbour prides himself on the beauty of the garden he has made, tell him that the fine trees he found there when he came constitute its chiefbeauty! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 12

DON’T, when you are being shown a garden more celebrated for its pic- turesqueness than for the spotless tidiness of its borders, fix your eye on a flourishing nettle, and ask your friend how many gardeners she keeps ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 11

  DON’T, if you wish to please a friend who has designed a very artistic garden, remark: ‘How charminglyrustic you have made it all.’   Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local […]

Raindrops On Marigolds – Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Raindrops On Marigolds – Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! A raindrop covered marigold shines out its announcement the Spring is just around the corner. *Redbubble has discounts when purchasing multiple items and also gives 10%-20% discounts on a […]

Three garden resolutions via Red Dirt Ramblings

I seem to be much better at holding to other people’s resolutions instead of my own, so I figure I will piggy-back on a few of my favorite blog’s resolutions in order to make a good start on the year.  (LAUGH) — Douglas   Remove overly-aggressive plants 1. Remove overly-aggressive plants like Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm.’ Although this […]

NEW DESIGN – Paperwhites 2019 on Totes, Coasters, and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

NEW DESIGN – Paperwhites 2019 on Totes, Coasters, and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! This year’s paper whites have already flowered due to our Winter rains and I always make a point of photographing the first set to bloom. […]