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Orto Botanico di Brera/Brera Botanic Garden via Instagram

Orto Botanico di Brera/Brera Botanic Garden Only one of the many photos I took in this 250-year-old Garden which includes 2 original ginkgo biloba trees. via Instagram   Read more on this topic: Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram Rhododendron with raindrops, […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: Scorch and sunburn in the garden – Lots of damage in the neighborhood – August 9, 2018

A few weeks ago, here in the San Fernando Valley, we set an all-time high temperature of 117º. While we are used to a few days of warm temperatures each Summer, this is by far the hottest and longest patch I, and most of the California Natives, have ever experienced. As I walked around the […]

Jacaranda Blossoms via My Instagram

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View from the garden today via My Instagram

View from the garden today Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List    and Follow Read more on this topic: Gazania via My Instagram Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram A Splash Of Purple via My Instagram Shining Brightly via My Instagram Redbud in the neighborhood via My Instagram

Redbud in the neighborhood via My Instagram

Redbud in the neighborhood I don’t see many of these trees in the neighborhood, but this one seems to like it here.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Read more on this topic: Rhaphiolepis Flowers and Berries via My Instagram Rhaphiolepis Flowers In The Neighborhood via My Instagram Redbud Lavender […]

19 The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 19 The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello I was doing some research for my wife’s next book today and came across this book as a source. While I had only planned on mining it for the information I needed, I found myself reading entire sections. It is […]

Interesting Plant: Cupressus cashmeriana

Interesting Plant: Cupressus cashmeriana I really like the weeping habit of this cypress. At around 40’ tall it is a bit too large for my garden but I could easily see it being a focal point of a larger garden. — Douglas What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in the […]

7 Excellent Screening Hedges/Trees from Garden of Eva

I see so many bad hedging choices made here in Los Angeles, so when our new neighbors wanted to plant a hedge, I found this article on non-traditions and perhaps better choices. — Douglas Ficus Nitida and Ficus Benjamina are not the solution. Whenever a client asks about installing a hedge they’re usually thinking of planting […]

Figs gathered in the garden yesterday

Figs gathered in the garden yesterday Our volunteer fig is fruiting heavily right now, feeding both us and the birds. 😀 Follow 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 […]

Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage via Gizmodo

I have only ever seen small stands of cherry trees in bloom and while even they are quite impressive, the thought of witnessing a bloom like this one is overwhelming. — Douglas     It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By […]