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Bee on Aeonium Flowers via My Instagram

Bee on Aeonium Flowers In the neighborhood yesterday Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about bees with these books ††† * 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! † […]

A Splash Of Purple via My Instagram

A Splash Of Purple Found on a walk around the neighborhood Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Purple Coneflower (Echinacea) Gomphrena ‘Pinball Purple’ via Instagram A Splash of Yellow Purple Explosion [Photo]

Gebera Daisies In The Garden via Instagram

Gebera Daisies In The Garden Springtime arrives early in Southern California  and Follow Read more on this topic: Gebera Daisy In The Garden via Instagram Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram 🌼 Daffodil Twins Lupine

Daffodils 2018 – A Minute In The Garden 62 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook Our recent rain (although we have had no more so far this year) kicked off the bubs in the garden. I noticed these first daffodils of 2018 daffodils just yesterday. Music: Clean Soul by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more […]

Gebera Daisy In The Garden via Instagram

Gebera Daisy In The Garden Springtime arrives early in Southern California  and Follow Read more on this topic: First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Lupine 🌼 Daffodil Twins Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree)

First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram

First Paperwhites 2018 After our recent, and first rain of the season, the Paperwhites have arisen and bloomed.   and Follow * 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! † Available from the LA Public Library Read […]

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018 Via Instagram Leucojum is a small genus of bulbous plants native to Eurasia belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.[2][3][4] As currently circumscribed, the genus includes only two known species,[1] most former species having been moved into the genus Acis. Both genera are known as snowflakes. Leucojum is a compound of Greek λευκος, leukos “white” and ἰόν, ion “violet”. The spelling Leucoium is also used. Other common names include snowbell, dewdrop, and St. Agnes’ flower. — Wikipedia.org More […]

Dunedin Daffodils via Instagram

Dunedin Daffodils Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * 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! † Available […]

Rose with Raindrops via Instagram

Rose with Raindrops Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Available on these products and many more! Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from […]

Moose PVC Bird Nest Box via Instructables

A new concept and design for nesting boxes for your garden. They look rugged and easy to clean, 2 important factors with any birdhouse design. — Douglas   I inherited an interest in birds from my father, whose family grew up next door to a bird expert. Ruth Thomas studied and banded birds and wrote, […]