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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 198 in a series – 15 of the Best Types of Cactus You Can Grow at Home via Country Living

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 198 in a series – 15 of the Best Types of Cactus You Can Grow at Home via Country Living If you’ve been feeling the call to make like Joanna Gaines and embrace your inner “crazy plant lady,” an indoor cactus or succulent garden is a great place to start. Did you […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 17 in a series – Pompon and Ball Dahlias to Grow via BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine

All dahlias are flamboyant and gorgeous but there’s something extra special about pompon and ball dahlias, with their exquisite globe-shaped flowers. They are often seen at flower shows and gardening competitions and make beautiful cut flowers.  Pompon dahlias, as their name suggests, have pompon-like flowers – the petals curve inwards to create stunning, intricate blooms up to […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 18 in a series – Lithops (Living Stones)

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 18 in a series – Lithops (Living Stones) Lithops is a genus of succulent plants in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. Members of the genus are native to southern Africa. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek words λίθος (lithos), meaning “stone,” and ὄψ (ops), meaning “face,” referring to the stone-like appearance of the plants. They avoid being […]

Growing Wild: Gardening as a sensory experience via Daily Hampshire Gazette

Gardening is in part so deeply satisfying because it has the ability to stoke all of the senses, but none more profoundly than our sense of smell. Fragrance in the garden has the power to unearth old memories and to etch new ones, to connect us deeply to our own cycles of life on earth. […]

Azalea Flower In The Garden via Instagram

Azalea Flower In The Garden A closeup view of one of the profusion of azalea blossoms this week.  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 […]

Light Up Your Day With These Chorizema Flower Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Light Up Your Day With These Chorizema Flower Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Includes throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! *Redbubble has discounts when purchasing multiple items and also gives 10%-20% discounts on a regular basis. Check back often! Follow me on Redbubble DouglasEWelch.com/shop/follow See […]

Snowflakes (Leucojum) – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Snowflakes (Leucojum) and acanthus in the garden #snowflakes #leucojum #garden #gardening #flowers #plants ♬ Nature – Boenox In this episode: Snowflakes (Leucojum) rise in the garden against a background of acanthus. Snowdrops (Galanthus) don’t grow here in Southern California, so these are our replacement bulbs for […]

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

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Amazing Azalea Bloom from A Gardener’s Notebook #flowers#garden#azalea#gardening #plants #nature ♬ Nature – Dimi L. In this episode: An amazing bloom from our azalea this year after our heavy December rains. Music: “Almost New” by KenMacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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 […]

White roses in the neighborhood via Instagram

White roses in the neighborhood There is always something worth photographing in the neighborhood if you only take the time to see it.  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/ […]