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Douglas E. Welch

Historical Garden Books: The retir’d gard’ner by François Gentil,; Louis Liger (Reprint and translation, Original 1706) – 16 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: […]

Orto Botanico di Brera/Brera Botanic Garden via Instagram

Orto Botanico di Brera/Brera Botanic Garden Only one of the many photos I took in this 250-year-old Garden which includes 2 original ginkgo biloba trees. via Instagram   Read more on this topic: Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram Cactus House, Conservatory, Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand via Instagram Rhododendron with raindrops, […]

How to Propagate Succulents via Gardening Gone Wild

Ever wondered how to propagate a certain succulent? For example, lithops (living stones)…is it possible to take cuttings from those thick, molar-shaped leaves? How about ruffled echeverias…can a solitary rosette be made to offset? And stacked crassulas…what do you do when stems are tightly lined with leaves?  Most succulents can be propagated vegetatively—via stem cuttings, pulling apart offsets, or rooting leaves. To the novice, of […]

Yellow Peppers at the Farmers Market via Instagram

Yellow Peppers at the 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 Want to earn more about vegetable gardening? Check these books out at your local library or buy from Amazon! †  […]

Historical Garden Books: The Cottage Gardener – Collection of Weekly Newsletters (1849) – 15 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: […]

Red Peppers at the Farmers Market via Instagram

Red Peppers at the 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 Want to earn more about vegetable gardening? Check these books out at your local library or buy from Amazon! †  […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Adolphus Wysong; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog (1906)f – 5 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 […]

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 […]