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August 2015

In the garden…August 21, 2015: Recycling, moving plants and more something for nothing [Video]

In the garden…August 21, 2015: Recycling, moving plants and more something for nothing  In this episode: Intro Recycling litter buckets for potting soil Potting up Lantana cuttings Moving Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea) to better places in the garden Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Buy my garden photography on a variety of products […]

Garden Alphabet: Snow Plant (Sarcodes sanguinea)

Garden Alphabet: Snow Plant (Sarcodes sanguinea) Sarcodes is a monotypic genus of a single springtime flowering plant in the heath family (Ericaceae) containing the single species Sarcodes sanguinea, commonly called the snow plant or snow flower. It is a parasitic plant that derives sustenance and nutrients from mycorrhizal fungi that attach to roots of trees. Lacking chlorophyll, it is unable to photosynthesize.[1] Ectomycorrhizal (EM) symbioses involve a mutualism between a […]

Everything Fades via Instagram [Photo]

Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Gaillardia via Instagram Photo: Get these “Lavender Fields” photo products and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK #flower #flowerstagram #nature #naturelover #products #buy #lavender #plant #garden via Instagram Buckwheat flowers via Instagram [Photo] Photo: Here comes the sun! via #instagram Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram

Take home this Queen Anne’s Lace tote bag and more – cards, journals, pillows and more, too!

Take home this Queen Anne’s Lace tote bag and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – cards, journals, pillows and more, too! #flower #flowerstagram #nature #naturelover #plant #garden #outdoors #products #buy via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Buy this lavender drawstring bag and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – also on totes, mugs, notebooks […]

Garden Decor: Bring the garden indoors with these lovely garden throw pillows

Here is something for those long Winter nights when the garden is asleep and maybe even under s blanket of snow. Bring the garden indoors with these beautiful garden throw pillows and pillow covers. Click to view detailed photos and ordering information         …and many more in my RsdBubble Portfolio Previously in […]

My Wine bottle garden bed edging project continues [DIY]

After a long pause, I have finally gotten re-started on the wine bottle edging of some of our garden beds — this time in the front garden. It is amazing how many bottles it takes to do a project like this, so friends have been kind enough to share their empties with us. The two […]

Interesting Plant: Dahlia ‘Karma Choc’

Dahlia ‘Karma Choc’ Wow! I love jewel tone colors in nearly everything and this dahlia knocks it out of the park with its almost black burgundy coloration.  From My Garden: The RHS’s online community for gardeners… So Karma dahlias are not only prolific, and with flowers carried on strong straight stems, but each bloom lasts up […]

Get all my products at 20% off today [Photo]

Get all my products at 20% off today   Get all my products at 20% off today at http://ift.tt/1RR5epK #nature #flowerstagram #flower #naturelover #garden #beauty #beautiful #products via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Get this Abstract Iris iPad cover and much more via Instagram Get this Hollyhock smartphone cover, […]

Nuttall’s Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii) in the Garden – August 15, 2015 [Video]

There are times when something catches our eye in the garden — something different from our usual assortment of finches, sparrows and mourning doves.  On this morning, my wife spotted a bird with different coloration – and moving in a different way — than our usual bird visitors. Our visitor looks to be a juvenile […]

A Gardener’s Notebook Live Stream – August 14, 2015 (19 mins) [Video]

A Gardener’s Notebook Live Stream – August 14, 2015  (19 mins)  In this episode: Another Periscope Live Stream from the garden showing the front garden mainly. Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Help support us by using our Amazon affiliate code and bookstore – Start here Music: “Blip Stream” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under […]