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Noted: Propagating plants from cuttings

We can always use more plants and FREE plants at that! Check out these techniques for making more plants all the time — Douglas   Read Propagating plants from cuttings via Sunset Magazine An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: DIY on a Budget: $30 Mini Concrete Planters […]

Azaleas

Azaleas From a Friends’s garden   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about azaleas with these books * 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: White Azaleas in Black and […]

White Azaleas in Black and White

White Azaleas in Black and White White azaleas from a friend’s garden   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about azaleas with these books * 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 […]

The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden [Book]

The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver (Author), Marion Brenner (Photographer) If you truly want to know and understand a garden, you need to walk the garden with the owner, the creator, the designer or the head gardener. They can show and tell you small things that you might […]

Paperwhites in Watercolor

Paperwhites in Watercolor One of my older photos converted to Watercolor using @waterlogue. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Daisies in the sun [Watercolor] Purple Hibiscus Watercolor Daisy [Watercolor] Along the street Poppy

Bee on Aeonium Flowers

Bee on Aeonium Flowers The neighbor’s Aeonium flowers are in full bloom and yesterday, as I walked by, they were covered in honeybees. So much so It was difficult to take a picture without a honeybee somewhere in the frame. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com […]

Noted: Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt

Create some new homes for the birds in your garden with these plans and information — Douglas   Read Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt via Empress of Dirt An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Building a Native Bee Box Noted: Dirty Secrets: […]

Leonotis Flowers

Leonotis Flowers I’ve been seeing more and more of these showy flowers around town lately. Their size and bright color are perfect for the growing number of drought-tolerant gardens being created here in Los Angeles.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com   * A portion of […]

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 […]

Red and Yellow Bells (Abutilon)

Red and Yellow Bells Striking red and yellow flowers spotted at the nursery. Unfortunately, I didn’t take a photo of the pit label as Usually do, so I have no idea what this plant is. Any ideas? Updated: Further research seems to indicate this is an Abutilon. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more […]