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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, […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 107 in a series – General list of high-grade seeds (1908) by Germain Seed and Plant Company

Historical Seed Catalogs – 107 in a series – General list of high-grade seeds (1908) by Germain Seed and Plant Company Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org Publication date 1908 Topics Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs, Flowers Seeds Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Vegetables Seeds Catalogs, Fruit trees Catalogs, Greenhouse plants Catalogs, Poultry Equipment and supplies Catalogs, Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs Publisher […]

Repotting the big geranium in Self-irrigating planter via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch ##Repotting the big ##geranium in Self-##irrigating ##planter ##container ##garden ##gardening ##flowers ##diy ♬ pastel skies – Rook1e 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! † Available from the […]

Yellow Roses In the Neighborhood via Instagram

Yellow Roses In the Neighborhood A cluster or roses shines bright in the Los Angeles sun. Wow! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Striking Yellow Roses via Instagram (Rain) drops on Roses via Instagram Flowering Now: Yellow Shrub Roses via Instagram – April 16, 2019 Raindrops […]

The trees are flowering in the neighborhood via Instagram

The trees are flowering in the neighborhood Spotted on my walk a few days ago. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Flowering Now: Azalea via Instagram Iris in the neighborhood via Instagram — Follow me there! Flowering Now: Abutilon flowers in the garden via Instagram Cherry […]

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! † […]

Brunfelsia in bloom via Instagram

Brunfelsia in bloom I have always loved these plants and their flowers that change color but I had never noticed what a nice scent they have, too. Perhaps it is just this specific variety. They aren’t near the areas we typically walk in the garden, so perhaps I hadn’t been in close contact with them […]

Locust tree in Spring via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch Locust tree in Spring ##locust ##tree ##spring ##grow ##leaves ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ♬ Undertale – NyxTheShield Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: Spring snowflakes via TikTok [Video] Pomegranate Tree “Springs” into action via TikTok Lemon flowers — pollinated via TikTok [Video] Signs of life in the new raised beds via […]

An afternoon in the garden via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch An afternoon in the garden ##timelapse ##garden ##sun ##sunlight ##reflection ##squirrel ♬ Adventure – André Branney Follow me on TikTok Read more on this topic: A living memorial in the garden via tikTok [Video] Hibiscus flowers for the neighbors via TikTok [Video] Heat damaged camellia in the garden via TikTok [Video] Rosa “John F. […]

Freesia Flowers via Instagram and TikTok

Freesia Flowers Spotted in the garden yesterday among all the other bulbs. These typically come up last in the same beds as the paperwhites and snowflakes. They are much more showy than either of those with they bright colors but a nice harbinger of spring. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram Feed […]