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Out In The Garden: March 28, 2020

Spent a little time out in the garden today. I thought we might need to do some watering, but our rains have soaked the soil quite well, so probably another day or two yet. Watered all the containers and filled the SIP (self-irrigating planters) reservoirs to hold them this week. Found this guy on the […]

In the garden… The extensive rain of late has made the garden pop this Spring. via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! In the garden… The extensive rain of late has made the garden pop this Spring. 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: Another […]

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 […]

Wisteria announces the coming spring via Instagram

Wisteria announces the coming spring Our wisteria started sprouting new leaves just a few days ago, showing that spring is in full swing here in Southern California.  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 […]

The Breeze In The Trees – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode: Blustery (and somewhat destructive) winds toss the pine trees in the garden. Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/shop   Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on […]

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 […]

California Daffodils in the Garden 2 via Instagram

California Daffodils in the Garden 2 Shining brightly in the afternoon sun, this is just one clump of daffodils in the garden today.  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/ […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 21 in a series – Echeveria in my own garden

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 21 in a series – Echeveria in my own garden     This echeveria was looking quite well today despite being almost entirely ignored. One of the great things about succulents. They don’t mind when you are a little distracted. Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook […]

California Daffodils in the Garden via Instagram

California Daffodils in the Garden Shining brightly in the afternoon sun, this is just one clump of daffodils in the garden today.  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 […]