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Succulent Stump

Succulent Stump This is a nice way to reuse the stump of an old tree in the yard. The plants are well-chosen both in size and color.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about California gardening in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Bee on Rosemary Time Lapse from Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California [Video] (0:30)

Bees feed on rosemary flowers at Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California. Music: “The Forest and The Trees” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License    Used in the creation of this video * 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 […]

Apple Blossom Time

Apple Blossom Time The apple trees at the nursery are beginning to flower. We may soon have fruit from our neighbor’s tree. Update (20170221): ig_gardenCongratulations@douglaswelch and thank you for sharing with us this magnificent shot!!! ✨👏👏👏✨🏆✨📷✨💯✨You are welcome in @ig_garden ✨🍃⛲️🍃✨🌸✨💛✨🎉🎉🎉💫 Many thanks to ig_garden for sharing my photo Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about apple […]

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers)

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) A striking stand of kniphofia. The bees and hummingbirds were swarming these flowers. Look earlier in my feed for a “Minute in the Garden” video of these same flowers. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from […]

Garden Abstract

Garden Abstract Dead vines mark a chaotic pattern on a fence along my walk. A marker of a gardening season gone and another soon to arrive.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Honeysuckle in the neighborhood Brugmansia Flower with Raindrops Succulent flowers Rosemary Flowers

Brugmansia

Brugmansia  The neighborhood brugmansia are putting on quite a show this year.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Marigold with Raindrops Purple Explosion [Photo] Narcissus White Lantana Closeup Snowflakes (Leucojum)

Honeysuckle in the neighborhood

Honeysuckle in the neighborhood Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Purple Explosion [Photo] Achillea millefolium “Pomegranate” Dianthus ‘Diabunda Red Picotee’ Flower with Raindrops Succulent flowers

Narcissus

Narcissus Lovely small narcissus found in the neighborhood. Spring is arriving in Los Angeles.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about daffodils in these books from Amazon.com   * 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 […]

Flower with Raindrops

Flower with Raindrops After the rain at the nursery, these flowers seem to shine under their own power. Quite a “wow factor” in these flowers. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Watercolor Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Purple Explosion [Photo] Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Purple Hibiscus

Achillea millefolium “Pomegranate”

Achillea millefolium “Pomegranate”  Small yet striking mass of flowers in one of my favorite colors. I always prefer the darker “jewel tone” colors in plants, interior design and more.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Grevillea “Moonlight Flower” Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos) At the nursery Purple Explosion [Photo] Purple Hibiscus