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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 […]

Orchids In The Sun via My Instagram

What is your favorite flower? Leave a comment and share! Orchids In The Sun A friend’s orchids shine in the afternoon sun. I am always amazed at the alien-like beauty of orchids. So different from other plants.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing […]

Duck Triangle via My Instagram

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Duck Triangle Japanese Garden, 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. More to come!  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook […]

Another Scene in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden via Instagram

What is your favorite rose? Leave a comment and share! A Scene in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden The garden was in nearly full bloom and this is just one of the many paths to be walked.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s […]

Green Bean Still Life via Instagram

What is your favorite vegetable? Leave a comment and share! Green Bean Still Life I’m always intrigued by the quality of vegetables-both as food and photographic subjects-at the Sherman Oaks farmers market. We try to visit weekly to pick up fresh veg for the house and enjoy a few moments outdoors. Over the years I’ve taken many photos […]

Chrysanthemum in the @calpolypomona Rose Garden via Instagram

What are your favorite flowers? Leave a comment and share! Chrysanthemum in the @calpolypomona Rose Garden More plants from the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to work my way around the garden.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up […]

Planting allium, the lollipop of the garden | L.A. at Home via latimesblogs.latimes.com

I was just discussing alliums with my sister, Donna, a few days ago and now I seem to be seeing them everywhere. Here are a few Los Angeles friendly albums we could be growing in our gardens. — Douglas   Fall bulb catalogs are sweetened with alluring eye candy, including those lollipop-shaped alliums. Their large, […]