Nasturiums have sprouted!, originally uploaded by dewelch. Almost to the time listed on the seed package I see that most of the nasturtiums I planted have sprouted. A quick count shows around 80-90% germination. It is good to see them come up. I can only imagine what they will look like when we return from [...]
Image by muggers! via Flickr One thing I am looking to do is grab some audio and video with allotment gardeners in the UK. I hear so much about allotments and the various reasons people garden there and I want to take some time to talk with them and get their thoughts and advice. I [...]
I am on a kick to green up the garden this season, even if we are entering the hot part of the year. To that end, I have recently upgraded some irrigation using soaker hoses and today, on a whim, I planted some nasturtiums (seed packet in picture) in the patio bed outside the back [...]
Images from a short walk in Millard Canyon, Angeles National Forest, just north of Los Angeles. While these shots are out in the “wild” mountains north of Los Angeles, there is a gardening link. If and when you design a water feature in your garden, it pays to go out and take a look at [...]
Not to be missed … a secret garden in Wiltshire! – June 2, 2010
Jacaranda mimosafolia on my walk, originally uploaded by dewelch. The jacarandas are in bloom here in LA. A great bright purple show that takes place every year.
Brugmansia seen on my walk, originally uploaded by dewelch. Came across this lovely Brugsmansia on my walk today.