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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 31 in a series – Epiphyllum

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 31 in a series – Epiphyllum The largest bud of the epiphyllum I showed yesterday has opened this morning it looks to be followed quickly by many others. Lovely flowers and relatively easy to propagate and grow. Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 23 in a series – The best dahlias for a backyard cutting garden via Statesville Record & Landmark

Dahlias are bold and beautiful flowers that are easy to grow in any sunny garden. They are also spectacular in summer flower arrangements. With just a few dahlias, you can enjoy picking your own fresh-cut flowers every day from July through September. These spring-planted tubers make gorgeous additions to flower beds and even the vegetable […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 22 in a series – The Dahlia Society of California

Dazzling Dahlias – 21 in a series – Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden By Naomi Slade and Georgianna Lane     The Dahlia Society of California (DSC) is the San Francisco chapter of the American Dahlia Society. It was organized in 1917 under the laws of the California, two years after the American Dahlia […]

10 Plants Gardenista Readers Will Never Grow Again via Gardenista

Over on our Facebook page, we posed a question: What’s a plant you’ll never grow again? Gardenista readers came out in droves to share horror stories about the plants that took over their gardens, and threatened to take over their lives. Although it’s important to remember the old adage that “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure” in […]

10 Ways to Create a Secret Garden via Houzz

No matter where your plot of land is — in the heart of a bustling city or down a quiet lane — there’s an opportunity to make your garden feel like a secret, secluded space. The best secret gardens not only feel private, but they also have a certain magic about them, evoking the sense […]

Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood Saw these the last time I walked in the neighborhood in early March. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more on […]

A Humble Geranium via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! A Humble Geranium Our porch geranium provides a bit of color on a rainy day. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more on this topic: Hibiscus […]

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) Part of the nightshade family but oh so pretty. The colors of the flowers change over time. From my Instagram Feed * 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 […]

Hibiscus In The Sun via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Hibiscus In The Sun Our yellow hibiscus is flowering dramatically after all the rain of the last 2 weeks. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more […]

Red Camellia Closeup via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Red Camellia Closeup At the local nursery a few weeks ago. From my Instagram Feed * 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! Read more on this topic: White Camellia Flower Closeup via […]