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Gardening: Tips for growing tropical and exotic fruit trees in Southern California via Orange County Register

The pleasure of hanging out with plant people is what you learn from them. Such people, and the plants they grow, are typically full of wonderful surprises. Just the other day, I met Ash Jahanbin, whose mission in life is to grow and to care for exotic fruit trees. To this end, he runs a […]

Captivating Cactus: 5 in a series – Fuzzy Echeveria Setosa v. minor

Follow Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents on Facebook Captivating Cactus: 5 in a series – Fuzzy Echeveria Setosa v. minor Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society Plant Show & Sale 2017 (lacactus.com) Spent an hour or so at the show on Saturday checking out all the great vendors and plants.  * A portion of each sale […]

Gazania Flowers in Watercolor via Instagram

Gazania Flowers in Watercolor  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: Pink Camellia Watercolor #camellia #watercolor #painting #art #artistic #waterlogue #garden #nature #gardenersnotebook #flowers #plants Gazania via My Instagram Gazania Flowers Gazania in the Sun Hibiscus […]

Brighten Your Days With These Rudbeckia Pillows and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Brighten Your Days With These Rudbeckia Pillows and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/232   Floor Pillow Vibrant double-sided print floor pillows are a versatile seating or lounging option that will update any room Independent designs, custom […]

Bringing nature home: Why and how to garden with native plants via Coastal View News

Gardening with plants native to the Santa Ynez mountains and Carpinteria’s coastal bluffs is a beautiful way to honor the ecosystems in which we live, as well as providing an environmentally sustainable alternative to water-guzzling landscapes such as lawns.   Native plants bloom and fruit prolifically throughout the year with almost no water, providing crucial […]

In the garden 1 via TikTok

In the garden… #butterfly #gardenA Bugs Life (Theme Music)- Michael Wetherwax   Read more on this topic: Splurge on Spring with Monrovia At The Garden Centers – 3 in a series #GrowBeautifully #MonroviaPlants [Video] Noted: Growing backyard mushrooms, with Michael Judd via A Way to Garden Kale rising! In The Garden…November 14, 2016: Planting Brunfelsia [Video] (2:53) […]

Golden Poppy Totes and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Golden Poppy Totes and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes shower curtains, throw blankets, pillows, tops, tees, iPhone cases and much more! 50+ Products and Over 200 Designs Available exclusively from DouglasEWelch.com/shop/209 Tote Bag Features Selected design printed on both sides Super strong 1 inch (2.5cm) wide cotton shoulder strap […]

Bring Spring Back With These Sakura Floor Pillows and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Bring Spring Back With These Sakura Floor Pillows and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography Includes shower curtains, throw blankets, pillows, tops, tees, iPhone cases and much more! 50+ Products and Over 200 Designs Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/208 Floor Pillow Features Vibrant double-sided print floor pillows are a versatile seating or lounging option that […]

Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single […]

Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) Flowers

What is your favorite flower? Leave a comment and share! Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) Flowers We were out in Ojai last Friday recording a Mentoris Project Podcast at Thomas Aquinas College. This typical landscape plant in downtown Ojai shown out more than usual in the bright afternoon sun. Sometimes even the most mundane plants can look […]