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Succulents

The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden [Book]

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 and tell you small things that you might […]

A new prickly pear paddle forms

A new prickly pear paddle forms The opuntia was showing new growth in Arlington Garden. These will soon become large paddles. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Container Garden Update 42: Propagating Prickly Pear (Opuntia) [Video] (4:12) Prickly Pear (Opuntia) Flower #flowers #plants #cactus #succulent #garden #gardenersnotebook #nature #outdoors via […]

Agave all in a row

Agave all in a row More mature agave in Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Manzanita Flowers Snowflakes (Leucojum) Narcissus Pink Camellia Blossom 🌼 Daffodil Twins

Succulent Stump

Succulent Stump This is a nice way to reuse the stump of an old tree in the yard. The plants are well-chosen both in size and color.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about California gardening in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Kniphofia

Kniphofia As you can probably tell, I was a bit fascinated by these flowers. Such amazing shapes and colors. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your […]

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers)

Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) A closeup of the kniphofia in Arlington Garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about kniphofia in these books from Amazon.com * 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 […]

Succulent flowers

Succulent flowers This unknown succulent was putting on quite a show in the neighbor’s garden. Can anyone identify it? Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Succulent Garden Bed Pretty little succulents all in a row in Palm Desert, California. [Photo] Purple Explosion [Photo] Pink Camellia Blossom Flower with Raindrops Marigold with […]

Barrel Cactus Planting [Photo]

Barrel Cactus Planting Another succulent Planting from The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California. This time, barrel cacti take center stage.  #cactus #succulent #garden #nature #desert #plants #ig_losangeles #LA #losangeles #wheream_I_LA #insta_losangeles #cali_grammers #lagrammers #losangelesgrammers #discoverla #conquer_la #unlimitedlosangeles #californiacaptures Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from […]

Succulent Garden Bed Pretty little succulents all in a row in Palm Desert, California. [Photo]

Succulent Garden Bed Pretty little succulents all in a row in Palm Desert, California.  #garden #succulents #desert #plants #plants #nature #outdoors #ig_garden #flowersofinstagram #flowerstagram #treestagram #rainbow_petals #ig_naturelovers #ig_naturepictures #ig_naturesbest @24earth   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com   * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

Christmas in the Desert [Photo]

Christmas in the Desert This combination of plants might seem a bit odd at first, but both are native to the deserts of Southern California and northern Mexico. For me, the combination between the gray of the agave and the red of the poinsettia make it an excellent combination. #garden #succulents #agave #nature#caligrammers #california #coachellavalley#poinsettia #flowers #ig_nature#ig_naturelovers #ig_naturesbest   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook […]