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New movement in the garden via TikTok [Video]

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How to Transform a Slope Into a Terraced Garden via Urban Gardens

How to Transform a Slope Into a Terraced Garden – Urban Gardens The small backyard plot of my former property first appeared as nothing more than a patch of ground leading up to a steep slope, a little hill that seemed impossible to landscape. I addressed the challenge by creating a terrace garden—a series of […]

A Spider Web Garden Seat via Homegrown Evolution

I spotted this 1920s gem on Archive.org in a promotional pamphlet, Beautifying the home grounds by the Southern Pine Association. This is the same source I used to come up with a new design for our entrance arbor and will blog about that when I put the finishing touches on it. Read A Spider Web Garden Seat […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: A few choice seeds and plants worthy of general culture (1898) – 31 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Garden Decor: Cute Recycled Metal Sunflower

What is your favorite garden decor? Share your thoughts in the comments! Garden Decor: Cute Recycled Metal Sunflower Always one to reduce, reuse, recycle myself, I was happy to find this gem at the local @armstronggarden a few days ago. I think this had just the right amount of cute and kitsch for my own garden without falling […]

Recently Purchased from the Gardener’s Notebook Shop – H Potter Window Box Rectangular Succulent Planter

Readers of A Gardener’s Notebook find the coolest items via my store on Amazon. I saw this purchase this morning and it looks great! This is something I would consider purchasing myself for my patio table. I love copper planters and other copper garden decor. — Douglas H Potter Window Box Rectangular Succulent Planter Indoor […]

49 Beautiful DIY Raised Garden Beds Ideas via Urban Organic Gardener

Whenever you are thinking about adding to your garden — or starting a new one — it is a great idea to have as many examples as possible to choose from. This is where articles like this can really give you a lot of ideas fast.   For me, I have installed some wine bottle […]

Garden Decor: Urns along the wall via Instagram

What is your favorite garden decor? Share your thoughts in the comments! Garden Decor: Urns along the wall While I can appreciate both traditional and modern garden elements, there is something about garden decor that recalls the past that touches something fundamental in the human spirit. I spotted these ersatz Greek amphorae in the middle […]

Air plant (Tillandsia) and Dia de Los Meurtos art bring the garden inside for Fall and Winter

How do you bring your garden indoors? Share it in the comments! Air plant (Tillandsia) and Dia de Los Meurtos art bring the garden inside for Fall and Winter From a decorative friend’s home  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to design your own garden […]

Garden Decor: Two Desert Garden Rooms via Instagram

What garden rooms do you have in your garden? Share it in the comments! Garden Decor: Two Desert Garden Rooms Courtesy of my sister who lives in the Coachella Valley of California.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to design your own garden rooms? Check […]