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March 2014

Garden Decor: Crema Piatto Bird Bath

Crema Piatto Bird Bath An elegant statement for any garden, formal or informal. Since it is ceramic this would need to be brought for Winter in colder climes, but would be OK year round here in Southern California. Discovered via Pinterest User Marie Soda More bird bath ideas from Amazon.com:    Previously in Garden Decor: Brick Garden Shed […]

Interesting Plant: Sunrose (Helianthemum nummularium)

Interesting Plant: Sunrose (Helianthemum nummularium) I discovered Sunrose through this post on Houzz.com (Great Design Plant: Sunrose Dazzles on Dry Slopes). Since I live here in sunny (and currently, drought plagued) Southern California, anything that can stand up to our hot and dry summer is great appreciated. I think this might fit in the bed that […]

Photo: Strawberries #garden via Instagram

Photo posted via Instagram Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram Photo: Camellia from A Gardener’s Notebook via Instagram Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Photo: Acanthus in the […]

Video: In the garden…March 2, 2014: Potatoes coming up and I have a cold

White potatoes coming up — finally — and I notice new sweet potatoes, too.Strawberries are fruiting in their container, too. Check out what was happening in the garden a year ago: “Container Garden Update 017 – Strawberries and preparing a recycled container into a seeding flat” Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s […]

Photo: Panorama from my wet, wet, wet, SoCal Garden

Several inches of rain over the last several days have change the character of the garden today. I even had to wear my “wellies” to keep my feet dry and not track mud into the house. Here are a few panorama photos shot with my iPhone to give you a view. Click each one to […]