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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 […]

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FLOWERS IN HISTORY In all ages and among all nations there has always been an especial reverence paid […]

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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 6 in a series – The Dahlia Flower Show via FreeToLaughNow on TikTok

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook The colors were popping at The Dahlia Flower Show in Golden Gate Park. * 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! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on […]

Succulents in Watercolor via Instagram

Succulents 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: Lovely succulent display on our cousin’s patio in Sicily #succulents #plants #garden #nature #containers #outdoors #italy #sicily via Instagram [Photo] Streetside succulents, Flores Joaquim Santos, Foz, […]

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   THE LURE OF THE GARDEN INTRODUCTION IN spite of its material of green leaf and fragrant flower, a garden is the work of man. It requires human […]

Captivating Cactus: 4 in a series – Propagation via Botanical Bright on TikTok

Follow Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents on Facebook Read more on this topic: Captivating Cactus: Time to plant (cactus) via Botanical Bright on TicTok [Video] Video: Montage from visit to the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale Captivating Cactus: 3 in a series – Saguaro Cactus via cactus_collector on Instagram […]

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 […]

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 […]