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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 17 in a series – Colorful Succulent by Douglas E. Welch Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like 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 […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 16 in a series – Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 16 in a series – Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Rancho Mirage, CA A visit to the Sunnylands Center & Gardens at the former Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage, CA Sunnylands Center & Gardens Web Site Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 15 in a series – Opuntia microdasys albata via Succulents and Sunshine

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 15 in a series – Opuntia microdasys albata via Succulents and Sunshine This paddle cactus is a favorite among indoor and outdoor succulent growers. The green pads of this cacti form shrubs. The pads are not covered in spines, but white or yellow aureoles that look like tufts of cotton. […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 11 in a series – Opuntia Transplant In My Garden

Prickly-Pear Cactus (Opuntia) A couple of years ago I was able to take several paddles from a neighbor’s prickly Pear cactus. All five of these petals have grown into healthy, new, large plants. Now I am taking the time to transplant them into the garden from the pots where they had been growing. Two of […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 10 in a series – Actual Heaven (Huntington Library) via SacredElements on TikTok

I live near The Huntingon and visit whenever I can. It is nice to see someone capture a bit of video to share with those who are geographically able to visit. — Douglas Actual Heaven (Huntington Library) #succulent #cactus #nature #grow #inspired #tiktokpartner * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be […]

Queen Of The Night Cactus (ca 1900) via Internet Archive

Queen Of The Night Cactus (ca 1900) via Internet Archive Beautiful historic image https://archive.org/details/queenofthenightcactus  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]

A Very Prickly Pear (Opuntia), BioTrek Ethnobotany Garden, Cal Poly Pomona

What is your favorite succulent or cactus? Leave a comment and share! A Very Prickly Pear (Opuntia), BioTrek Ethnobotany Garden, Cal Poly Pomona One of several gardens on the Cal Poly Pomona Campus. Although relatively small, this garden has a large collection of plants both outdoors and inside a sizable glass house. “The Rain Bird BioTrek Project […]

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers We were greeted with these blooms after returning from our trip to Milan. See all my Flowering Now Posts  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about succulents? Check out these books for your local library and Amazon.com! ††† * A portion […]

Alien looking new growth on prickly pear (opuntia) start via Instagram

Alien looking new growth on prickly pear (opuntia) start This is one of 4 paddles I harvested a year or so ago. All four are now growing strongly, but this was the last one to show new growth. They are all ready to be planted out in the garden now.   and Follow Don’t miss a […]

Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram

Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand Perfect Place on a Chilly, Rainy Day  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from […]