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Garden Decor: Vertical Succulent Garden from Inspired By Charm

Garden Decor: Vertical Succulent Garden from Inspired By Charm A lovely vertical succulent planter from Inspired by Charm  Here in the San Fernando Valley, with our summer heat, it can be difficult to keep vertical and hanging containers properly watered, but a succulent display, like this one, might be possible. I figure i could mist the entire […]

In The Garden…May 11, 2016: Installing Grape Trellis Wires [Video] (4:08)

In The Garden…May 11, 2016: Installing Grape Trellis Wires In this episode: Installing wire trellis lines for our new grape and blackberry plants Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy […]

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds Raised beds can help reinvigorate (or even create) a garden out of nothing, but I know that many of us don’t have the wherewithal to create custom-built beds. Sometimes it isn’t a bad idea to look to the many companies that have designed raised bed systems of all […]

A Gardener’s Notebook Partners with Monrovia Again to “Splurge On Spring!” – 1 in a series – #GrowBeautifully #MonroviaPlants

Just like last year, Monrovia has reached out to  A Gardener’s Notebook to participate in their Splurge On Spring campaign. See what I planted last Spring in this video. Monrovia offered me some credit at my local garden center (Find A Local Garden Center Here)  to select 2-3 plants from 3 different plant groups: Edibles […]

Noted: 7 DIY Projects That Will Maximize Your Outdoor Space

Read 7 DIY Projects That Will Maximize Your Outdoor Space via Women – The Huffington Post An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Build a Backyard Bee Hotel Noted: Learn to Grow Hops Noted: DIY on a Budget: $30 Mini Concrete Planters by Dalilah Arja via Gardenista Noted: […]

Garden Addition: Walk-In Greenhouse from Big Lots ($50)

I saw mention of this small, walk-in greenhouse from Big Lots on another garden blog  — I am so sorry, but I don’t remember which. If anyone knows, please share it with me so I can link — and it caught my eye as I had been thinking of buying something like this for my […]

Garden Decor: Modern Sprout Garden Jar

Garden Decor: Modern Sprout Garden Jar   Found this via a Brit+Co blog post. Interesting idea, if a tad expensive. You might even be able to create these on your own with a little ingenuity. Find All Modern Sprout Mason Jar Kits on Amazon.com Previously in Garden Decor: Succulent Beds as office landscaping Twig Trellises at Descanso […]

Noted: Build a Backyard Bee Hotel

Read Build a Backyard Bee Hotel via Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Garden Decor: Niteangel Natural Insect Hotel Bee Bug House/Hotel Noted: DIY: Backyard Composter from a Garbage Can + What Can Be Tossed from Inhabitat Noted: Only an iPhone […]

Garden Decor: Twig Trellises at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

Twig Trellises at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California During our visit to nearby Descanso Gardens on President’s Day, I came across these wonderful twig trellises in their kitchen and learning garden. This area was filled with fruit trees, vegetables, berries and more. The entrances were framed with these tall trellises built from gathered, down, […]

Large Scale Container Garden with Galvanized Tanks in the Neighborhood

I came across the large scale container garden just a few streets away on my daily walk. I don’t usually walk this particular street , but I am surprised I hadn’t happened upon it before. As you can see, it is elegantly laid out, using long, galvanized steel watering tanks as beds, as well as a few […]