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July 2014

Photo: Onions from the Garden via #instagram

A small harvest of onions from the garden this week. Read more on this topic: Photo: New onions rising in the garden Photo: Onion and Sweet Potato Harvest Today Video: In the garden…short: Onions sprouting already! Video: In the garden…August 17, 2013: Planting carrots, cauliflower, green onions and beans Photo: Strawberries #garden via Instagram

Video: Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) and House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)

Lesser Goldfinch (Carduelis psaltria) and House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)  Video taken July 5, 2014 in San Fernando Valley, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. We were at our friends house yesterday evening for dinner and they always have a good collection of birds and other wildlife in their garden. I brought the camera just in case […]

Noted: Grow a Kitchen Garden in 16 Square Feet via Houzz

Grow a Kitchen Garden in 16 Square Feet via Houzz Eclectic Other by Hershey Photographers Amy Renea With just a patch of soil and sunlight, you can create a mini kitchen garden. It won’t feed your family for the summer, but it can make your meals more interesting, and perhaps get kids interested in growing […]

Noted: If You Have Room for Only One Fruit Tree … via Houzz

If You Have Room for Only One Fruit Tree … via Houzz Other by Azusa Garden & Landscape Supplies Monrovia Few things that you can do in the garden are more satisfying than growing your own fruit. But what if your space or time is limited? Based on my personal taste, and with a mild-climate […]

Summer in the Garden: Hammered Copper Bird Bath

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Achla Designs Hammered Copper Bowl […]

Photo: Brunfelsia and Clytostoma cuttings on kitchen windowsill

My propagation projection continues. Based on the success of the basil in this week’s In the Garden video, I grabbed some brunfelsia and clytostoma cuttings to see i they might take root, as well. One benefit of having them here in the kitchen is that they are “in your face” and can be given constant […]

Photo: Mulberry Creek Herb Farm, Ohio 2013

Mulberry Creek Herb Farm, Huron, Ohio Visited on our travels back to our home state last year. Read more on this topic: Photo: My Sister’s Ohio Garden Photo: Panorama of Grounds of Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio Photo: Ohio Hydrangeas Photo: A lovely garden seat | Schoepfle Garden – Birmingham, Ohio Photo: Hostas along the […]

Noted: Beautiful Border via Pinterest

Beautiful Border Border of Nepeta racemosa ‘Walker’s low’, Salvia nemorosa ‘Ostfriesland’, Anthemis tinctoria ‘Sauce Hollandaise’, Anthemis tinctoria E.C. Buxton and Achillea credo with clipped Buxus balls in pots! “Noted” items are particularly good finds from my daily reading which I share via all my social media accounts.  Find more Noted/Shared Gardening items Read more on […]

Noted: Garden Room via Garden Gallery

 Garden Room via Garden Gallery  “Noted” items are particularly good finds from my daily reading which I share via all my social media accounts.  Find more Noted/Shared Gardening items Read more on this topic: Noted: The enigma of (Fredrick Law) Olmsted via Garden Rant Noted: A Beginner’s Guide to Photographing Flowers via Mashable Noted: Public […]

Summer in the Garden: Gewurztraminer Wines

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Gewurztraminer wines Sure, I like […]