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Free Sherman Oaks Tree Giveaway on Valentine’s Day – Plant a little love in your garden!

Just saw notice of this free tree giveaway on Valentine’s Day. Thinking I might chef out their fruit tree offerings for the front yard. I have a space that might actually work for an apple or orange tree. Click for full-sized PDF flyer Read more on this topic: Free Old Oak Tree Computer and Smartphone […]

Photo: Pyracantha fruit

I came arose this photogenic bunch of Pyracantha fruit on a recent neighborhood walk. The striking red and prolific fruit caught my eye immediately.  More info on Pyracantha: Pyracantha on Wikipedia Read more on this topic: Photo: Passiflora, passiflora fruit and Gulf Fritillary caterpillar Photo: Sweetgum (Liquidambar) seed pods Garden Vocabulary: Fruit Photo: More cuttings on the […]

Photo: Apricot flower with bee via #instagram

Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram Video: Seeing Differently #3: Honey Bee in Slow Motion Photo: […]

Video: The pomegranates next door…from A Gardener’s Notebook

The pomegranates next doorare ready to harvestand hard to resistmight have to beg! Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist […]

Noted: Patio-Perfect Berry Bushes Like You’ve Never Seen via Houzz

Patio-Perfect Berry Bushes Like You’ve Never Seen via Houzz Landscape by Lowell Garden & Landscape Supplies Fall Creek Farm & Nursery, Inc.   I have fond memories of my granddad’s garden. He grew all the fruit and vegetables for our family, and I spent many summer days helping him pick the sun-kissed berries, sampling more […]

Nature shows Summer’s End – End of the Day for August 24, 2014

Originally from End of the Day from My Word with Douglas E. Welch The high temperatures here in the San Fernando Valley don’t seem to indicate it, but Summer is on the wane. The Autumnal Equinox that marks the beginning of Fall is less than a month away on September 22, 2014. Of course, our […]

Video: In the garden short…August 5, 2014: Starting another strawberry runner propagation

The strawberry runner we potted up on July 31, 2014 is already growing on its own, so I moved it to the potting bench and started the same process with another runner today. I hope to create at least 4 plants to start filling in one of our newly retrofitted garden beds.   Check out […]

Photo: In the Sicilian Garden 2011

Previously in my Instagram Photos… See all my photos on Flickr Read more on this topic: Photo: Fresh almonds in a Sicilian garden Photo: Bewitched Rose 2011 via #instagram Photo: Purple Orchid from the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2014 via #instagram Photo: Orchids at SoCal Spring Garden Show 2014 | A Gardener’s Notebook via […]

Video: In the garden…July 31, 2014: Basil, lemons and strawberries

We check in on the basil cuttings, our lemon tree and the strawberry pot.  Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube […]

Noted: Great Design Plant: Try California Wild Grape for Interest All Year via Houzz

Great Design Plant: Try California Wild Grape for Interest All Year via Houzz   Landscape by Other Metro Garden & Landscape Supplies Las Pilitas Nursery California wild grape is known best for its sensational fall colors, but it is much more than a one-season plant. In spring its silvery leaves and tiny buds emerge from […]