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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 44 in a series – Conophytum Bilobum

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 44 in a series – Conophytum Bilobum Conophytum bilobum is a small, stemless (or with a short stem with time) succulent, up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) tall, with paired leaves up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) wide. The surface is slightly harsh to the touch, chalky-green and dotted […]

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant)

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant) By Okkisafire – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link By Hrushikesh – Own work, 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 here in future posts. — Douglas […]

10 Helpful Gardening Tips That Actually Helped This Former Plant Killer via Urban Organic Gardener

If you’ve ever failed at something, we know it can be hard to want to try again. Don’t give up! Even the best of the best have killed a plant or two in their days. Read on to learn from this one gardener’s mistakes! “One of my go-to fantasies when life is tough is that […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 43 in a series – Water and Cactus at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 43 in a series – Water and Cactus at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many […]

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower)

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower) By Michael Apel – Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link Fritillaria meleagris is a Eurasian species of flowering plant in the lily family.[2][3][4] Its common names include snake’s head fritillary, snake’s head (the original English name), chess flower, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, guinea flower, leper lily (because its shape resembled the bell once carried by lepers), Lazarus bell, chequered lily, chequered daffodil, drooping tulip or, in northern Europe, simply fritillary.[5] The […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video] @thehappyplant ##succulents ##plantlover ##gardening101 ##planttips ##succulentwall ##backyardvibes ##foryou ##plantparents ##thehappyplant ♬ Intentions (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Justin Bieber & Quavo] – Elliot Van Coup     Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 41 in a series – Observation of the month: Fish-Hook Cactus via Mission Times Courier

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 41 in a series – Observation of the month: Fish-Hook Cactus via Mission Times Courier By PATRICIA SIMPSON Cute and cuddly! Not really what one thinks of when meeting a cactus. But our observation of the month by christybeck (visit bit.ly/3g6bwFu) isn’t just any prickly plant, it’s the Fish-Hook […]

Interesting Plant: Protea

Interesting Plant: Protea By Marco Schmidt [1] – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, 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 here in future posts. — Douglas Protea /ˈproʊtiːə/[1] is both the botanical name and the English common […]

Backyard Wildlife Habitat: 30+ Projects and Ideas via Garden Therapy

If you want a thriving organic garden, you will need wildlife. I’m not talking deer, mice, and bears here, I’m talking bees, butterflies, ladybugs, birds, and other gardening pals, some that aren’t even wild! To attract them, you will need backyard wildlife habitat. A backyard habitat provides food, water, safe shelter, and nesting spaces for […]

In the garden…Green Onion Seeds via Tiktok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Green Onion Seeds ##garden ##gardening ##onion ##food ##grow ##seeds ##free ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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 […]