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Backyard Wildlife Habitat: 30+ Projects and Ideas via Garden Therapy

If you want a thriving organic garden, you will need wildlife. I’m not talking deer, mice, and bears here, I’m talking bees, butterflies, ladybugs, birds, and other gardening pals, some that aren’t even wild! To attract them, you will need backyard wildlife habitat. A backyard habitat provides food, water, safe shelter, and nesting spaces for […]

In the garden…Green Onion Seeds via Tiktok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Green Onion Seeds ##garden ##gardening ##onion ##food ##grow ##seeds ##free ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 84 in a series – Jottings of a gentleman farmer : a practical guide to flower gardening for amateur gardeners : to which is added some suggestions on growing food plants during the war (1917) by E. T. (Ernest Tetley) Ellis

Historical Garden Books – 84 in a series – Jottings of a gentleman farmer : a practical guide to flower gardening for amateur gardeners : to which is added some suggestions on growing food plants during the war (1917) by E. T. (Ernest Tetley) Ellis Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org […]

Gardening Under Oaks: Learning to Love Dry-Shade Plants (Another Before & After) via Gossip in the Garden

Gardening under oak trees is tricky, to say the least. Sensitive to summer irrigation, fertilizers, and root disturbance means creating a garden near an oak tree requires a delicate touch.  That’s why the careful selection and placement of dry-shade-loving plants is critical for the tree’s overall health. Read Gardening Under Oaks: Learning to Love Dry-Shade Plants (Another […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 40 in a series – Cactus is a succulent but succulent isn’t a cactus!!! via Partly Sunny Projects on TikTok [Video]

@partlysunnyprojects Cactus is a succulent but succulent isn’t a cactus!!!###partlysunnyprojects ##plantlady ##greenthumb ##tutorial ♬ original sound – partlysunnyprojects Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may […]

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664)

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1664 Topics Forests and forestry, Trees, Gardening — Early works to 1800, Cider Publisher London, Printed by J. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 6 Magnificent California Gardens Inspiring Us Right Now via Veranda

There are few things we love to daydream about more than a beautiful garden and the next one our list to visit, once we are able to travel. From the peaceful public gardens of Japan to the perfectly manicured gardens of the world’s royals that we have to see, there’s not an area of the world whose gardens we are not […]