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Interesting Plant: Cosmos bipinnatus “Cupcake Blush”

Interesting Plant: Cosmos bipinnatus “Cupcake Blush” Photo: Floret Flowers 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 This irresistible new cosmos reminds us of the Sugarplum Fairy. The pale […]

Tips and Tricks for Starting Perennial and Vegetable Seeds via FineGardening

I often try to propagate new plants from gathered seeds and cutting. This can range from seeds gathered from some green onions that have gone wild, to tomato plants from the compost pile to seeds and cuttings gathered on walks or gifted by friends. It is always so pleasing to create something out of nothing, […]

In the garden…Pomegrante via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Pomegrante  @douglaswelch In the garden…Pomegrante ##pomegranate ##fruit ##tree ##garden ##gardening ##inthegarden ##agardenersnotebook ##losangeles ##california ♬ 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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 27 in a series – Dahlias: one flower, infinite beauty via The Los Angeles Times

Dazzling Dahlias – 27 in a series – Dahlias: one flower, infinite beauty via The Los Angeles Times DAHLIA aficionado Pat Cunningham likes to say he has either 40 years of experience or one year of experience 40 times over. Either way, he has grown hundreds of varieties of the flower in his Manhattan Beach […]

MudPi – Automated Garden System With the Raspberry Pi via Adafruit Industries

Grow the produce you love with less water, time and effort A scalable smart garden system that allows you to maintain controls, monitor conditions, and sustainably manage resources of your garden. MudPi is made to install on top of your existing irrigation. This way you’re not locked to any specific method or vendor. The main […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 34 in a series – Replanting my ‘lil succulent garden! via Botanical Bright on TikTok

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 34 in a series – Replanting my ‘lil succulent garden! via Botanical Bright on TikTok @botanicalbright Replanting my ‘lil succulent garden! ##succulent ##succulents ##succulentlover ##succulentlove ##plantlife ##plantlover ##succulentlove ##plantmom ♬ Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book […]

Making a Garden in the Woods via FineGardening

Today we’re visiting Deborah McQuiston’s garden and sharing some photos she took in the beginning of October. I live in northeastern Pennsylvania, in the Pocono Mountains, Zone 5b. Our house was built in 2012, so I started with nothing: half an acre, nothing in the middle, surrounded by more than 200 deciduous trees. Challenges are […]

How to Prune Garden Roses via Martha Stewart

It’s no secret that roses are falling back in fashion with home gardeners. In and out of vogue since the days of Cleopatra, these days we’re less crazed about the super tight, “Will-you-accept-this-rose” version of the flower and much more enamored with the garden variety—meaning old-school forms, such as those coming from the English floral breeder David Austin. Though […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 26 in a series – The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore

Dazzling Dahlias – 26 in a series – The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore PREFACE MANY years ago, or to speak more exact, in the year 1881 , the author began his life study with the Dahlia as a subject. He entertained but little thought however, at […]

Historical Garden Books – 77 in a series – Gray’s Botanical text-book (1879) by Asa Gray

Historical Garden Books – 77 in a series – Gray’s Botanical text-book (1879) by Asa Gray Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Publication date c1879.] Topics Botany — Morphology, Botany, Botany Publisher [New York : American Book Company Collection biodiversity; MBLWHOI; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor MBLWHOI Library Contributor MBLWHOI Library Language English Volume 2 Find more books on […]