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June 2020

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 39 in a series – Trachyandra

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 39 in a series – Trachyandra The trachyandra is an exotic plant that you would love to own. Its spiral leaves are attractive and make anyone fall in love with the plant instantly. Its origin can be traced to a genus of plants similar to Albuca. The albuca genus […]

Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’

Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’ The ‘Goldfinger’ will add a long-lasting splash of colour to your garden as the flowers are a vivid buttery yellow colour and appear from May to October. This hardy plant is great for costal locations and its dense and bushy habit makes it the perfect choice for a border. The […]

Percival Comes For A Visit via YouTube and TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook Our neighborhood peacock wanders about on our roof @douglaswelch Percival Comes For A Visit – Our neighborhood peacock wanders about on our roof. ##peacock ##bird ##wildlife ##sanfernandovalley ##losangeles ##garden ♬ Stay – Kygo / Maty Noyes * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our […]

In the garden…hummingbird via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…hummingbird ##hummingbird ##bird ##wildlife ##garden ##nature ♬ Tropical – SUDI * 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! † Available from the LA Public Library Help […]

In the garden…Thursday Update via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…Thursday Update ##garden ##gardening ##sweetpotato ##tomato ##inthegarden ♬ son original – fivod * 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! † Available from the LA Public […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seventh annual catalogue of cacti : euphorbias, aloes, agaves, succulents and novelty plants (1906) by Callander Cactus Co – 66 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seventh annual catalogue of cacti : euphorbias, aloes, agaves, succulents and novelty plants (1906) by Callander Cactus Co – 66 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1906 Topics Nursery stock Ohio Springfield Catalogs, Cactus Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Publisher Springfield, Ohio : Callander […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 4 in a series – Concerning the Pekingese

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 31 in a series – When Your Dream Of Creating A Flower Farm Comes True via @sam.and.wildvioletgarden on TikTok

Dazzling Dahlias – 31 in a series – When Your Dream Of Creating A Flower Farm Comes True via @sam.and.wildvioletgarden on TikTok @sam.and.wildvioletgarden when your dream of creating a flower farm comes true ##australia ##dahlias ##flowers ##beautiful ##dowhatyoulove ##flowerfarm ##gardening ##garden ##plants ♬ follow me – sundown.sundae   An interesting link found among my daily […]

It’s Time To Learn Some Botanical Latin (And Why), An Interview With Ross Bayton Via A Way To Garden

I’M GRATEFUL that when I began gardening, I fell in with a bunch of plant nerds who spoke not in common names but in botanical Latin, and turned me on to oddball mail-order nurseries whose entire lists were likewise written that way. Necessity was therefore the mother of invention. I absorbed at least a rudimentary […]

In the garden…Geranium Flower in Macro via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…Geranium Flower in Macro ##flowers ##macro ##closeup ##garden ##gardening ##plants. ♬ 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 out! † Available […]