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Interesting Plant: Cream Bush (Holodiscus discolor)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Cream Bush (Holodiscus discolor) Another […]

Grevillea “Moonlight Flower”

Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” A striking example spotted at my regular trip to the nursery yesterday. Quite a showpiece to add to any garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: White Rose in the Garden [Photo] Purple Explosion [Photo] Daisy [Watercolor] Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Datura Flower [Photo]

Variegation [Photo]

Variegation Variegation can make any plant, even those that don’t flower, seem more dramatic and dress up your garden. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook   Read more on this topic: Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products exclusively from Douglas E. Welch Get these Purple Explosion products and much more exclusively from […]

Winter Hummingbird – A Minute in the Garden 52 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A hummingbird feeds at one of our window feeders. Music: “Chill Float” by Frank Nora from the FreePD Music Library (http://freepd.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about hummingbirds in these books from […]

Interesting Plant: Sierra Iris (Iris hartwegii)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Sierra Iris (Iris hartwegii) While […]

Interesting Plant: Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Siskiyou Alum Root (Heuchera merriamii) […]

Interesting Plant: Wood Strawberry/California strawberry (Fragaria californica)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas I have been looking for […]

Interesting Plant: Sticky Monkey Flower (Mimulus aurantiacus/Diplacus aurantiacus)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas The sticky monkey flower is […]

Interesting Plant: Red Stem Dogwood (Cornus stolonifera/Cornus sericea)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas An amazing shot of color […]

Interesting Plant: Blackfruit Dogwood (Cornus sessilis)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Hmmm, could I transplant a […]