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November 2018

Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California via Instagram

How do you save water in your garden? Leave a comment and tell us how! Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California I love the orange door and lemon house against the garden. Sets it off nicely. One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and […]

Historical Garden Books: The Farm and Garden (Newsletter) Volume IV (1884) – 26 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California via Instagram

How do you save water in your garden? Leave a comment and tell us how! Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando Valley.  See all […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Field, flower and garden seeds by Lee Pioneer Seed Co (1905) – 14 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 Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Garden Decor: Two Desert Garden Rooms via Instagram

What garden rooms do you have in your garden? Share it in the comments! Garden Decor: Two Desert Garden Rooms Courtesy of my sister who lives in the Coachella Valley of California.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to design your own garden rooms? Check […]

How To Create And Maintain Trails In Your Woods via Cold Climate Gardening

I wish I had seen this guide when I was growing up back in Ohio. There were several farmers who took the time to create motorcycle and snowmobile trails in their woodlots and I am sure a lot of these tips would have come in quite handy. Not sure I’ll have the ability to put this […]

Historical Garden Books: Planet Jr. farm and garden tools by S.L. Allen & Co (1922) – 25 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Proud waterwise garden owner shows off her garden via Instagram

Proud waterwise garden owner shows off her garden Sherman Oaks, California One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando Valley.  See all 93 Photos from this tour Don’t miss a single post! […]

Autumn Oak Leaves 2, Columbia, Missouri via Instagram

Autumn Oak Leaves 2, Columbia, Missouri We don’t get much autumn color here in Los Angeles, so it was a pleasure to experience and photograph some while in Missouri recently.   and Follow   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read more on this topic: Oak Leaves in Autumn Products from Douglas E. […]

Historical Garden Books: The Floral magazine (1870) – 24 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  Historical Garden Books: […]