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93 Photos from 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour – Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council

Scenes from the 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour   See all 93 photos — Facebook — Flickr Learn more about drought tolerant gardens with these books ††† Sherman Oaks neighborhood Council 1st annual California native and drought tolerant plant self guided garden tour October 21, 2018 noon to 3 PM […]

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers We were greeted with these blooms after returning from our trip to Milan. See all my Flowering Now Posts  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about succulents? Check out these books for your local library and Amazon.com! ††† * A portion […]

How to Propagate Succulents via Gardening Gone Wild

Ever wondered how to propagate a certain succulent? For example, lithops (living stones)…is it possible to take cuttings from those thick, molar-shaped leaves? How about ruffled echeverias…can a solitary rosette be made to offset? And stacked crassulas…what do you do when stems are tightly lined with leaves?  Most succulents can be propagated vegetatively—via stem cuttings, pulling apart offsets, or rooting leaves. To the novice, of […]

Alien looking new growth on prickly pear (opuntia) start via Instagram

Alien looking new growth on prickly pear (opuntia) start This is one of 4 paddles I harvested a year or so ago. All four are now growing strongly, but this was the last one to show new growth. They are all ready to be planted out in the garden now.   and Follow Don’t miss a […]

Silver Succulent — Follow Me On Instagram!

Silver Succulent Spotted at my local mall while visiting the farmers market the other day. I was demonstrating to a friend how “getting close” to your photo subject can make almost anything artistic and dramatic.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about succulents ††† * […]

Succulent Closeup 3 via My Instagram

Succulent Closeup 3 Up close and person with succulents in my friend’s garden.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about succulents 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 […]

Succulent Closeup 2 vis My Instagram

Succulent Closeup 2 Up close and person with succulents in my friend’s garden.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about succulents 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 […]

Succulent Closeup via My Instagram

Succulent Closeup Up close and personal with succulents in my friend’s garden.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about succulents 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! […]

08 The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 08 The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver (Author), Marion Brenner (Photographer) If you truly want to know and understand a garden, you need to walk the garden with the owner, the creator, the designer or the head gardener. They can show […]

Get these Cactus Garden Totes, Laptop Sleeves, Mugs, iPhone Cases and More!

Get these Cactus Garden Totes, Laptop Sleeves, Mugs, iPhone Cases and More! Directly from my Instagram Photos Original Gifts for Original PeopleAvailable exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shopDouglasEWelch.com/shop/77 (Direct Link) Tote Bag Features Selected design printed on both sides 1 inch wide super strong cotton shoulder strap (14 inch length) Soft yet hard wearing 100% spun Polyester Poplin fabric […]