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Dazzling Dahlias – 7 in a series – Roses VS. Dahlias in The Autumn Home Garden via Creative Living with Bren Haas

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlias are a beautiful companion plant for the rose shrub. In this post, we discuss roses vs. dahlias in the autumn home garden. In The Autumn Home Garden Chances are if you grew up in the Midwest like I did your grandmother grew dahlias with her roses in the home […]

How to help fireproof your home before the next big wildfire via The Los Angeles Times

Even cool, grey, and slightly rainy, days, fires are already starting to crop up around Southern California. Check out these tips to make your home even more fire safe. — Douglas How to help fireproof your home before the next big wildfire As Los Angeles homeowners prepare to trim grass, weeds and trees for the […]

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 […]

A Rainy Morning [Photo]

A Rainy Morning #rain #la #losangeles #nature #outdoors #larain #wet #garden #window #home #house   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 supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check […]

A Minute (…or so) in the Garden 38: Wind Chimes [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Wind chimes in the back garden on a breezy San Fernando Valley Day   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Help Support A Gardener’ […]

Winter Sunset – A Minute in the Garden 32 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The view from the porch on this windy, Winter, evening >   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy this photo (and more) on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Help Support A Gardener’ […]

After the rain… – A Minute in the Garden 30 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The next in a series of garden minutes See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my garden photos on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography […]

High-Touch Beauty for Your High-Tech – also toes, mugs, cards and more in 75+ designs via Instagram [Photo]

High-Touch Beauty for Your High-Tech at http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – also toes, mugs, cards and more in 75+ designs #sky #garden #tree #beauty #beautiful #outdoors #nature #naturelover via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, cards, totes, mugs and more via Instagram [Photo] Photo: The sky from the garden […]

Photo: Raindrops in the Garden at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California

Purchase this photo and others on a variety of products from my portfolio Read more on this topic: Photo: Purple Iochroma at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Pink Geranium (Pelargonium) at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Yellow Daylily at The Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, California Photo: Raindrops on […]

Video: Falling Rain – A slow motion view from Los Angeles

Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Music: “Skye Cullin” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Please Like […]