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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 […]

Olive Trees In Bloom

Olive Trees In Bloom What food is growing in your garden?  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 more on this topic: Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) […]

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree)

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) Lovely flowering tree is often seen here in the San Fernando Valley.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about magnolia 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 […]

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree)

Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) Lovely flowering tree is often seen here in the San Fernando Valley.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about magnolia 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. […]

Catalpa Flowers

Catalpa Flowers The neighbor’s tree is putting on a show, like every year.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Manzanita Flowers Lupine Narcissus Snowflakes (Leucojum) Agave all in a row

Ask the Expert: How to Use Plants for Privacy in a City Garden via Gardenista

“Good fences make good neighbors,” said Robert Frost, but it doesn’t mean that a fence is the only way to gain some privacy on your property. Sometimes a good hedgerow is often better. It is certainly more beautiful. It provides wildlife habitat and it can be molded and shaped according to your whim. In this […]

Garden Vocabulary: Coppice/Coppicing

Garden Vocabulary: Coppice/Coppicing Coppicing isn’t as popular or known as it was in the distant past, although experienced woodland managers might use it to provide supplies for building wattle fencing or other garden/farm structure, especially for historical recreation projects. If you have access to a woodland with trees that respond to coppicing, you might be […]

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces [Book]

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces I’m a subscriber and regular reader of the Gardenista blog, from where this book originates, so I am a bit surprised I hadn’t heard about it earlier. A quick trip to the web site of my local library and within minutes I had the book on my […]

Redbud

Redbud More springtime blooms at the nursery. I would like a redbud in the garden if I didn’t already have so many trees.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Redbud available 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 […]

Red Winter Leaf [Photo]

Red Winter Leaf A liquidambar leaf shines in the winter sun. A photo from a recent neighborhood walk.  #leaf #leaves #tree #nature #outdoors #ig_naturelovers #ig_naturepictures #ig_naturesbest @24earth Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products exclusively from Douglas E. Welch Sycamore Leaf [Photo] […]