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October 2016

Book: The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello (and photos from our 1994 visit)

The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello I was doing some research for my wife’s next book today and came across this book as a source. While I had only planned on mining it for the information I needed, I found myself reading entire sections. It is an amazing history of the agricultural side of […]

Interesting Plant: Red Stem Dogwood (Cornus stolonifera/Cornus sericea)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas An amazing shot of color […]

Chamomile Flower iPhone Wallet and much more available from Douglas E. Welch

Chamomile Flower IPhone Wallet and much more available at DouglasEWelch.com/store #garden #flower #products #home #houseware #technology #iphone #clothing #arts #crafts #nature See my entire portfolio of products   Read more on this topic: Enjoy Beauty Every Day with these Clematis products available exclusively from Douglas E. Welch Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia […]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden via Instagram [Photo]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden #sicily #italy #olive #garden #tree #plants #food #fruit #travel See the complete collection of photos from this Sicily trip on Flickr Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products exclusively from Douglas E. Welch

  Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products exclusively from DouglasEWelch.com/store #flowers #garden #camellia #nature #products #home #technology #arts #crafts #clothing See my entire portfolio of products   Read more on this topic: Enjoy Beauty Every Day with these Clematis products available exclusively from Douglas E. Welch Bees Take A Drink – Clothing […]

In the garden…October 25, 2016: Planting Garlic from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (2:33)

In the garden…October 25, 2016: Planting Garlic from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode:  I take a few minutes to get our garlic into its container home. We had some success with garlic last year, and I hope that getting it into the ground at the proper time will make it even better.   Music: “Rainbows” […]

Garlic planting time via Instagram [Photo]

Garlic planting time #garlic #garden #nature #outdoors #plants #food #grow Learn more about garlic with these books Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com * 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 […]

Interesting Plant: Blackfruit Dogwood (Cornus sessilis)

Starting a series within a series, I will be highlighting shade plants that grow well underneath trees, especially California Live Oak. I have a deep shade area beneath many trees here in my own garden and i am constantly looking for plants that can help green this area. — Douglas Hmmm, could I transplant a […]

Succulent closeup via Instagram [Photo]

Succulent closeup #garden#succulent #plant #nature #grow Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com * 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: A splash of purple via Instagram [Photo] Succulent closeup […]

In the garden…October 19, 2016: Planting Bulbs from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (2:41)

In the garden…October 19, 2016: Planting Bulbs from A Gardener’s Notebook  In this episode: Time for Fall planting of leucojum and paper whites in the garden before our Winter rains arrive   Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code […]