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Yew Leaves/Needles via Instagram

Yew Leaves/Needles Often we focus on the flowers of our garden plants while ignoring the leaves that provide then background and structure for those blooms to shine. Let’s give the leaves their due in the next few photos. Follow Me On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Hibiscus In The Sun […]

Pittosporum Leaves via Instagram

Pittosporum Leaves Often we focus on the flowers of our garden plants while ignoring the leaves that provide then background and structure for those blooms to shine. Let’s give the leaves their due in the next few photos. Follow Me On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Pittosporum flowers #flowers #pittosporum […]

If You’re New To Gardening, Start By Planting These 10 Plants via BuzzFeed

Tomatoes top The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s list of the best vegetables to grow for beginning gardeners. You can also grow tomatoes in hanging baskets if you live somewhere where outdoor growing space is in short supply. Just make sure that, wherever you plant them, they’ll get six hours of sunlight a day. You can see The Old Farmer’s Almanac guide […]

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant)

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant) By Okkisafire – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link By Hrushikesh – Own work, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas […]

Interesting Plant: Protea

Interesting Plant: Protea By Marco Schmidt [1] – Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Protea /ˈproʊtiːə/[1] is both the botanical name and the English common […]

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 […]

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. […]