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Castor Bean Leaf (Ricinus communis) via Instagram

What is your favorite plant? Leave a comment and share! Castor Bean Leaf (Ricinus communis) A scene from the Orto Botanico in the Brera district of Milan While castor bean is a veritable weed here in Southern California in Europe they grow it as an ornamental. The leaves are quite large and structural, making a dramatic […]

Castor Bean Pods (Ricinus communis) via Instagram

What is your favorite plant? Leave a comment and share! Castor Bean Pods (Ricinus communis) A scene from the Orto Botanico in the Brera district of Milan While castor bean is a veritable weed here in Southern California in Europe they grow it as an ornamental. I must admit the seed pods are quite structural and […]

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 […]

Golden Cosmos via Instagram

What is your favorite flower? Leave a comment and share! Golden Cosmos Orto Botanico so Brera, Milano, Italia Another fine shot from my second visit to this garden. Highly recommended should you ever be in Milan.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing […]

Foreground/Background via Instagram

What are your favorite sights in Italy? Share in the comments! Foreground/Background A scene from the Orto Botanico in the Brera district of Milan You can create layered views in even the smallest garden, making them appear larger than they are. Here, trees and a low hedge create a frame for the scene beyond.  This photo is […]

Begonia? via Instagram

What are your favorite sights in Italy? Share in the comments! Begonia? A scene from the Orto Botanico in the Brera district of Milan I believe this is a begonia but I didn’t capture any tag for it, so I leave it to you to tell me if I am right or wrong. 😀 This photo is […]

Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Japanese Garden 5, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single […]

Orchids In The Sun via My Instagram

What is your favorite flower? Leave a comment and share! Orchids In The Sun A friend’s orchids shine in the afternoon sun. I am always amazed at the alien-like beauty of orchids. So different from other plants.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing […]

Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) 2 via My Instagram

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) 2 via My Instagram Japanese Garden, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes. More to come!  and Follow […]

Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) via My Instagram

What is your favorite garden style? Leave a comment and share! Koi (錦鯉 (にしきごい-nishiki goi) Japanese Garden, Cal Poly Pomona The Japanese Garden is a pleasant, oasis in the middle of the@calpolypomona campus. After photographing the nearby rose garden, I turned my attention to these beautiful scenes. More to come!  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook […]