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10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Ireland via Gardenista

Another great set of garden ideas from the other side of the Atlantic — Douglas     From the point of view of a plant, Ireland is heaven. Humans may as well abandon their instinct for neatness and symmetry; plants grow too well here. Whether tender or hardy, the climate (not too cold, not too […]

Noted: 10 Garden Ideas to Steal from London – Gardenista

More great ideas on how to dress up your garden, no matter how large or small — Douglas Read 10 Garden Ideas to Steal from London – Gardenista via Gardenista An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Field Guide: Smoke Bush by Kendra Wilsonvia via Gardenista Noted: A […]

Noted: The Netherlands to Produce Two Billion Tulips in 2017

Just where do all of your spring tulips come from? — Douglas   Read The Netherlands to Produce Two Billion Tulips in 2017 via Urban Gardens» Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Field Guide: Smoke Bush by Kendra Wilsonvia […]

On YouTube: Gardeners’ World 2017 – Episode 1 (HD)

I make time to watch Gardeners’ Word from the BBC any time I get the chance. They just started their 50th Season this week. One great segment they’ve added for this season is an interview with a major influence in gardening each episode. Garderners’ World is my brief respite from the “real world” each week. […]

Noted: A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK

I am always looking for new places to visit the next time I’m in the UK. This is another addition to the list! — Douglas     Read A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK via Food52 An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: […]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden [Photo]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden #olives #fruit #garden #plants #trees #sicly #italy #travel Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides Read more on this topic: Sicilian Olives via Instagram [Photo] Olives in the Sicilian Garden via Instagram [Photo] Olives in the Sicilian Family’s Garden via […]

Prickly Pear Fruit/ Fico d’India at Parco dell’Etna [Photo]

Prickly Pear Fruit/ Fico d’India at Parco dell’Etna #fruit #garden #sicily #italy #travel #park #food See the complete collection of photos from this Sicily trip on Flickr Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden via Instagram [Photo]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden #sicily #italy #olive #garden #tree #plants #food #fruit #travel See the complete collection of photos from this Sicily trip on Flickr Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Succulent closeup via Instagram [Photo]

Succulent closeup #garden#succulent #plant #nature #grow Learn more about gardening 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 on this topic: A splash of purple via Instagram [Photo] Succulent closeup […]

Summer Grapes in Sicily via Instagram [Photo]

Summer Grapes in Sicily #food #fruit #garden #agriculture #sicily #italy #travel #grapes Learn more about growing grapes 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 on this topic: Grapes in […]