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“spring”

Watsonia in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden via Instagram

What are your favorite flowers? Leave a comment and share! Watsonia in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose Garden More plants from the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to work my way around the garden.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a […]

A Purple Iris In The Rose Garden via Instagram

What are your favorite flowers? Leave a comment and share! A Purple Iris In The Rose Garden Who says you can only have roses in a rose garden? There were a number of striking iris there, too. From the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to work […]

An Iris In The Rose Garden via Instagram

What is your favorite rose? Leave a comment and share! An Iris In The Rose Garden Who says you can only have roses in a rose garden? There were a number of striking iris there, too.  From the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to […]

Coral Rose via Instagram

What is your favorite rose? Leave a comment and share! Coral Rose More roses from the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to work my way around the garden.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for […]

Pink Rose via Instagram

What is your favorite rose? Leave a comment and share! Pink Rose  More roses from the @calpolypomona rose garden. I think it at nearly the height of its bloom. It took me over an hour to work my way around the garden.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for […]

Chinese Fringe Tree (Chionanthus retusus) via Instagram

What is your favorite flowering tree? Leave a comment and share! Chinese Fringe Tree (Chionanthus retusus) The spring flowers keep coming at Cal Poly Pomona. I found these trees adjacent to the rose garden — where I also took a bunch of pictures.   and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Chionanthus retusus (Chinese fringetree; Chinese: 流蘇樹 liúsūshù) is a […]

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 […]

Saucer Magnolia/Magnolia × soulangeana via Instagram

What is your favorite springtime flower? Leave a comment and share! Saucer Magnolia/Magnolia × soulangeana Each Los Angeles winter/spring these saucer magnolia trees throughout the neighborhood spring to life. They are striking for a number of reasons but I think the main reason is the fact the the flowers appear of bare limbs, before their leaves. […]

Purple Power via Instagram

Do You Like Purple flowers? Yes/No? Leave a comment and share! Purple Power via Instagram Purple has always been one of my favorite colors and this deep purple hits the spot perfectly.  I also appreciate the simple petal arrangement. You don’t always need double or triple blooms to make something look amazing. Sometimes that just feels […]

Daisies in the sun via Instagram

What are your favorite flower colors? Leave a comment and share! Daisies in the sun I have planted — or tried to plant — daises like this in the past, but they don’t seem to like the environment here in the garden — either in the ground or in pots.  So, like many plants and flowers, […]