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The 6 Magnificent California Gardens Inspiring Us Right Now via Veranda

There are few things we love to daydream about more than a beautiful garden and the next one our list to visit, once we are able to travel. From the peaceful public gardens of Japan to the perfectly manicured gardens of the world’s royals that we have to see, there’s not an area of the world whose gardens we are not […]

In the garden…Pomegrante via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Pomegrante  @douglaswelch In the garden…Pomegrante ##pomegranate ##fruit ##tree ##garden ##gardening ##inthegarden ##agardenersnotebook ##losangeles ##california ♬ Megnyugtató – Piano Jazz Budapest * 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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 20 in a series – Dahlia Garden At The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Dazzling Dahlias – 20 in a series – Dahlia Garden At The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens   Dahlia Garden Typical bloom time: June through October – Peak in August and September Dahlias were one of the first flowers that Gardens’ founder Ernest Schoefer planted. At the time they were located in what is now the Perennial Garden. […]

Paperwhites In The Sun via Instagram

Paperwhites In The Sun  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: First Paperwhites (Narcissus papyraceus ) 2019 via Instagram Photos: First Paperwhites 2013 (Narcissus papyraceus) First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Daisies in the sun via Instagram […]

My Los Angeles 78: California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica) via Instagram

What is your favorite type of native plant? Leave a comment and share! My Los Angeles 78: California Poppies (Eschscholzia californica) Our state flower shining brightly on our friends garden.  This has been a great year for all flowers but especially our native plants like these. The “superbloom” is fading fast, but there are still these […]

White Orchids via Instagram

What is your favorite orchid? Leave a comment and share! White Orchids Orchids used to be exceedingly rare but now you can buy gorgeous ones at almost any grocery store. Knudsen and Wimber discovered the secrets of orchid growing and cloning and made these incredibly beautiful, of strange looking, plants available to everyone.  Learn more  and […]

Mums The Word via Instagram

What is your favorite mum? Leave a comment and share! Mums The Word A sea of mums at the local nursery. They had some smaller varieties on sale a few months ago and I have purple and gold varieties there. More signs of Spring.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s […]

A Poppy Blooms via Instagram

What is your favorite poppy? Leave a comment and share! A Poppy Blooms Simple, delicate, and yet vibrant, this oriental poppy blooms during a recent trip to the nursery.  Spring has already arrived here in Los Angeles and I am seeing blooms in gardens, too, not just in the nurseries.  Our heavy winter rains are causing everything, […]

Bonsai via Instagram

What do you think about bonsai? Leave a comment and share! Bonsai A small, simple bonsai spotted @armstronggarden near me. I am always amazed at the delicate, miniature representations of bonsai, even if I don’t think I could ever develop the skill or patience necessary to create my own. I can always appreciate them, though. 😀… and the hard […]

Lavender via Instagram

What is your favorite scent or herb? Leave a comment and share! Lavender We have quite a bit of lavender here in the garden. My wife loves it both for its look and its lovely scent and it grows well in the Mediterranean climate here in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.  I haven’t purchased […]