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In the Japanese Garden

Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook In the Japanese Garden A lantern sits beside a path in this Japanese Garden in Pasadena, California   * 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: […]

Red, Red, Rose from A Gardener’s Notebook

Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Red, Red, Rose from A Gardener’s Notebook A Mikado rose opens in the garden.  Learn more about roses 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 […]

Tiny cactus flowers in the garden

Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Tiny cactus flowers in the garden This potted succulent doesn’t Flower a lot but it does Flower regularly. The flowers appear suddenly. Here one moment and gone the next.    * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow) — A Minute in the Garden 59 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow) blooms right here in my own Los Angeles garden.    See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use […]

JFK Rose in the Garden Today

JFK Rose in the Garden Today The scent is amazing too!   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: JFK Hybrid Tea Rose Rose hip in the winter garden White Rose in the Garden [Photo] Bewitched Rose A Bit of Blue in the Garden

Brunfelsia/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Brunfelsia/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow  These lovely plants are blooming like crazy after our rains. The common name comes from their flowers which change colors over the course of a few days — from blue to purple to white. I recently planted 2 more of these is a bare area of the garden.    Follow A […]

10 best gardening books via The Independent

Another great set of books to start working through. I see at least 5 that I will be requesting from the library immediately, if possible. I highly recommend you check out your own local library, too! — Douglas No matter what plants you want to grow, or style of garden you want to maintain, you’ll […]

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Ireland via Gardenista

Another great set of garden ideas from the other side of the Atlantic — Douglas     From the point of view of a plant, Ireland is heaven. Humans may as well abandon their instinct for neatness and symmetry; plants grow too well here. Whether tender or hardy, the climate (not too cold, not too […]

Clytostoma callistegioides

Clytostoma callistegioides Looking back over my photos, this plant blooms regularly every year around this time.    Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Oriental Poppy White Lantana Closeup Lupine Poppy Bee on Aeonium Flowers

Daffodils

Daffodils More daffodils from the garden. Some of my favorite plants.    Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Snowflakes (Leucojum) Snowflakes (Leucojum) Lupine Bee on Aeonium Flowers Azaleas