Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) via My Instagram

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) via My Instagram

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae)

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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. 

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Pink Geranium via My Instagram

Pink Geranium via My Instagram

Pink Geranium

We have had this geranium in a hanging pot for 23 years now. It was a housewarming present. 

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Acanthus Leaves via My Instagram

Acanthus Leaves via My Instagram

Acanthus Leaves

In the neighborhood this week. 

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Rhaphiolepis Flowers and Berries via My Instagram

Rhaphiolepis Flowers and Berries via My Instagram

Rhaphiolepis Flowers and Berries

In the garden this week

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Calla Lily Flower (Color) via My Instagram

Calla Lily Flower (Color) via My Instagram

Calla Lily Flower (Color)

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Calla Lily Flower (Color) via My Instagram

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Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) via My Instagram — See all my photos there!

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) via My Instagram -- See all my photos there!

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae)

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In the garden…March 17, 2018: Planting Pumpkins? from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:34)

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook

From leftover pumpkin to new pumpkin plants. One more getting something from nothing in the garden.

In the garden...March 17, 2018: Planting Pumpkins? from A Gardener's Notebook [Video] (1:34)

Music: Carefree by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License

 

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Local Event: Native Plant Celebration & Symposium, Wildflower Show & Plant Sale – April 7, 2018

Local Event: Native Plant Celebration & Symposium, Wildflower Show & Plant Sale - April 7, 2018

Native Plant Celebration & Symposium, Wildflower Show & Plant Sale

Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 9am-4pm

Sepulveda Garden Center
16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino, CA 91436

The annual Wildflower Show of the Los Angeles / Santa Monica Mountains chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is scheduled for April 7, 2018 at the Sepulveda Garden Center in conjunction with a simultaneous Native Plant Celebration & Symposium, plant and book sale. The Symposium will feature speakers throughout the day. Plants for sale will be available courtesy of our Symposium partner, the Theodore Payne Foundation. We welcome California native wildflower cuttings from your home gardens.

For a list of speakers and more information, visit the California Native Plant Society Website

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley – March 16-18, 2018 – Tapia Bros.

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley - March 16-18, 2018 - Tapia Bros.

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley - March 16-18, 2018 - Tapia Bros.

March 16-18, 2018

Tapia Brothers Farm Stand
5251 Hayvenhurst Ave, Encino, CA 91436
9am – 5pm all three days

(818) 905-6155

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley - March 16-18, 2018 - Tapia Bros.

It’s the Whopper. The Big Kahuna, The T-Rex of tomato sales!

One of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand again hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll showcase almost 300 tomato varieties (yes, you read that right) and offer everything you’ll need to have the most successful tomato season ever.

A new twist this year: we will add some short classes and include expert guest appearances to offer you more garden thoughts and expertise! Don’t miss them.

See more information and locations on the Tomatomania Web Site.

Watch a video interview I did with founder Scott Diagre back in 2011

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