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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 […]

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 […]