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May 2011

Off to Cleveland to play in Troy-Bilt’s garden this week!

Jennah, over at Jennah’s garden is one of my fellow Saturday6 members and she posted her thoughts about attending our kick-off event this week. I came across it as I took a break from my own packing and it got me to thinking about my own thoughts about the project and my upcoming trip. First, […]

Join Douglas for a Saturday6 Garden Q&A and Troy-Bilt product demo – Sat., May 21, 2011

It’s Gardening Time in the Valley! Garden Q&A and Product Demo Join us at Lowe’s Northridge on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 10am-1p and meet me, Douglas E. Welch, from A Gardener’s Notebook blog and a member of Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6.   Troy-Bilt area manager, Vince Landseadal, will have a selection of Troy-Bilt equipment and tools for you […]

I Like This – May 6, 2011

A collection of gardening items I found interesting this week. How Much Soil Amendment Do You Need? – May 4, 2011 – The linked video is a great example and explanation of how much (or how little) a bag of soil of mulch will actually cover in your garden beds. Olive Garden Chicken and Gnocchi […]

Photo: One lone petunia

Following up on my project of planting all my old seeds to see what sprouts, today I finally saw one, lone, Petunia seedling rise from the surface. In the background of this photo you can also see the basil seedlings that are still going strong and a few more seeds have germinated on the side […]

Video: Geraniums on a hot LA Day – from Viddy

Quick stylized video using the Viddy.co iPhone app… Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden from Viddy iPhone app Video: Rain in Los Angeles Video: Garden Breeze from Viddy iPhone app Video: Watering seedlings made easy Palm Trees using Toonpaint for iPhone

Photo: Gardenias and Green

After a busy weekend I stepped into the garden this evening to check out some seedlings and was greeted with the most wonderful scent. The gardenias have exploded in the back garden. Where I saw one or two blooms last week there are now forty. Sorry I can’t share the smell with your, but here […]