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Red Camellia Closeup via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Red Camellia Closeup At the local nursery a few weeks ago. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more on this topic: White Camellia Flower Closeup via […]

White Camellia Flower Closeup via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! White Camellia Flower Closeup At the local nursery last week. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more on this topic: Blueberry Flowers via Instagram Watsonia in […]

New gardens at the L.A. Zoo show us how we can help birds at home via The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Zoo bird curator Mike Maxcy believes small changes can have a huge effect — in the garden and in wildlife. “Habitat loss is the worst, but you can mitigate it,” he said. “During this time of year we have a mass migration of birds from the Pacific Flyway. It’s important to remember that […]

Oriental Poppies (Papaver) via Instagram

Oriental Poppies (Papaver) I found these dancing in the sunny breeze at the local nursery this weekend.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Find more at @DEWDesignPhoto Read more […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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! Read more on […]

White roses in the neighborhood via Instagram

White roses in the neighborhood There is always something worth photographing in the neighborhood if you only take the time to see it.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ […]

Amazing Multicolor Hibiscus via Instagram

  Amazing Multicolor Hibiscus I spotted this as I wandered my mother-in-law’s condo community looking for an escaped cat. Most of the landscaping is pretty bland, but this was an excellent choice. I am sure it makes everyone who passes by very happy. PS the cat was found right outside  and Follow Join A Gardener’s […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 11 in a series – Opuntia Transplant In My Garden

Prickly-Pear Cactus (Opuntia) A couple of years ago I was able to take several paddles from a neighbor’s prickly Pear cactus. All five of these petals have grown into healthy, new, large plants. Now I am taking the time to transplant them into the garden from the pots where they had been growing. Two of […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 10 in a series – Actual Heaven (Huntington Library) via SacredElements on TikTok

I live near The Huntingon and visit whenever I can. It is nice to see someone capture a bit of video to share with those who are geographically able to visit. — Douglas Actual Heaven (Huntington Library) #succulent #cactus #nature #grow #inspired #tiktokpartner * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be […]

White Roses via Instagram

White Roses Along my neighborhood walk. These while roses never fail to make a show a couple of times each year.  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: Another Scene in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose […]