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August 2018

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about tomatoes? Check out these books from Amazon and Your Local Library!  †† * […]

Brighten Your Day with these Pink Dahlia Totes, iPhone Cases, Laptop Sleeves and Much More!

Brighten Your Day with these Pink Dahlia Totes, iPhone Cases, Laptop Sleeves and Much More! Directly from my Instagram Photos Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/140 See my entire catalogDouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Laptop Sleeve Features Custom front print and black rear Polyester cover and foam padding protects from scratches and minor impacts Black edging, black zip, black plush padded inside […]

Box o’ chilies 🌶 via Instagram

Box o’ chilies 🌶  Grab a handful to take home.  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about chilies? Check out these books from Amazon and Your Local […]

Garden Decor: Antique Doorknob Flower and Herb Drying Display

I love these antique doorknobs and doorplates repurposed in this way. I think you could use it in any number of ways depending on how sturdily you mounted it to the wall.   This photo has become disassociated from its original source, though. If you have any idea where it came from, let me know. […]

Historical Garden Books: Every lady her own flower gardener by Louisa Johnson – 14 in a Series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Little tomatoes for making sauce at the local Farmers Market via Instagram

Little tomatoes for making sauce at the local Farmers Market Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

Yellow Barhi Dates via Instagram

Yellow Barhi Dates Can’t say I’ve ever seen these before.  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

How a Tomato Paid Off This Man’s Mortgage from the Smithsonian Channel [Video] (1:19)

A short clip on the Mortgage Lifter Tomato A tomato, that’s right, a tomato, helped lift one family out of poverty during the hard times of the 1930s. From the Series: Garden Secrets: Victory Veggies  Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden…February 22, 2015: Birds, planting a new pomegranate tree and more! Video: […]

Squash via Instagram

Squash  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Barteldes Seed 1917 Wholesale Catalog – 4 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]