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Vintage Botanical Prints – 44 in a series – Trollius altaicus from Gartenflora; zeitschrift für garten- und blumenkunde (1857) (Garden flora; journal of horticulture and floristry)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 44 in a series – Trollius altaicus from Gartenflora; zeitschrift für garten- und blumenkunde (1857) (Garden flora; journal of horticulture and floristry) Click for larger image from Gartenflora; zeitschrift für garten- und blumenkunde (1857) (Garden flora; journal of horticulture and floristry)   Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – […]

Lego Botanical Series

Much like the Lego Architecture series, I am loving these Lego Botanicals and look forward to many more designs and sets. What a great way of bringing the garden indoor, especially during those cold, winter, months. These are perfect for gifting to your favorite Lego maniacs, too. — Douglas The hidden story behind the new […]

Garden Q&A – Year-round color in a California native garden via California Native Plant Society

CNPS Garden Q&A with Lili Singer, Director of Special Projects and Adult Education at the Theodore Payne Foundation: What’s your advice for creating year-round color in my California native garden? The California Flora is vast and offers myriad choices, making it fun and easy to establish year-round color.  The first step is to asses your site’s climate, […]

Pinching back Hot Lips Sage via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch ##stitch with @yourgardenmom Pinching back Hot Lips Sage ##sage ##garden ##gardening ##pinch ##pinching ##flowers ♬ original sound – Douglas E. Welch Read more about gardening 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! […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 43 in a series – Gladiolus Longflorus from The Botanist’s Repository (1797)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 43 in a series – Gladiolus Longflorus from The Botanist’s Repository (1797) Click for larger image from The Botantist’s Repository (1797)   Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 32 in a series – Rhododendron dauricum from The Botanist’s Repository (1797) Vintage Botanical Prints – 39 in a series […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 42 in a series – Flannel Flower (Actinotis helianthi Labill.) from Australian Wild Flowers (1912)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 42 in a series – Flannel Flower (Actinotis helianthi Labill.) from Australian Wild Flowers (1912) Click for larger image from Australian Wild Flowers (1912)   Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 33 in a series – Blandfordia nobles from Australian Wild Flowers (1912) Vintage Botanical Prints – 28 […]

In the garden…Overwintered tomato fruits again via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch Overwintered tomato fruits again ##tomato ##tomatoes ##food ##fruit ##garden ##gardening ##overwintering ##plants ♬ Bloom (Bonus Track) – The Paper Kites Read more about gardening 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! † […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 40 in a series – Nymphæa alba var. rosa from The florist and pomologist (1879)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 40 in a series – Nymphæa alba var. rosa from The florist and pomologist (1879) Click for larger image from The florist and pomologist (1879)     Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 23 in a series – Rhododendron Marchioness of Landsdowne from The florist and pomologist (1879) […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 75 in a series – New paddles on my opuntia

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 75 in a series – New paddles on my opuntia Many of my opuntia transplants — taken from a neighbor’s large specimen — are throwing off a number of new paddles this spring. Even those that are still in pots are showing signs of growth. I hope to eventually […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 39 in a series – Rosa lutea (Austrian Rose) from The Botanical Magazine (1797)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 39 in a series – Rosa lutea (Austrian Rose) from The Botanical Magazine (1797) Click for larger image from The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-Garden Displayed by William Curtis. Volume 11 (1797)     Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 10 in a series – Shewy Fig-Marigold Botanical Print […]