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Douglas E. Welch

In the garden…Salvia “Hot Lips” via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Salvia “Hot Lips”  @douglaswelch In the garden…Salvia “Hot Lips” ##garden ##gardening ##sage ##salvia ##plants ##flowers ##inthegarden ##nature ##outdoors ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local […]

Tips and Tricks for Starting Perennial and Vegetable Seeds via FineGardening

I often try to propagate new plants from gathered seeds and cutting. This can range from seeds gathered from some green onions that have gone wild, to tomato plants from the compost pile to seeds and cuttings gathered on walks or gifted by friends. It is always so pleasing to create something out of nothing, […]

Dress Up Your Home With These Abutilon Shower Curtains, Pillows, and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Dress Up Your Home With These Abutilon Shower Curtains, Pillows, and More From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale] Drowsy abutilon flower nods in my garden Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/266 Also available on throw blankets, pillows, tops, tees, iPhone cases and much more! *Redbubble has discounts when purchasing multiple items and also gives 10%-20% […]

Pomegranate Flower…and hopefully fruit in the garden via Instagram

Pomegranate Flower…and hopefully fruit in the garden Follow Me On Instagram! From my Instagram Feed Find more books on Bookshop and Help Indie Book Stores! Read more on this topic: One tiny pomegranate from our young tree via Instagram [Photo] Pomegranate Flowers via Instagram Pomegranate growing in the garden today on my young tree #pomegranate […]

In the garden…Pomegrante via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Pomegrante  @douglaswelch In the garden…Pomegrante ##pomegranate ##fruit ##tree ##garden ##gardening ##inthegarden ##agardenersnotebook ##losangeles ##california ♬ Megnyugtató – Piano Jazz Budapest * 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 […]

Building a Garden From Scratch via FineGardening

Today Ellie Gilbert is sharing the results of 14 years of hard work. When my husband and I moved to our newly built house in Plymouth, Massachusetts, I used my fifty years of gardening experience to transform an empty and sandy backyard that included a steep and barren hill into a garden I’m now proud […]

In the garden…Western Junco via Tiktok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In the garden…Western Junco  @douglaswelch In the garden…Western Junco ##bird ##birding ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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! † […]

A Spider Web Garden Seat via Homegrown Evolution

I spotted this 1920s gem on Archive.org in a promotional pamphlet, Beautifying the home grounds by the Southern Pine Association. This is the same source I used to come up with a new design for our entrance arbor and will blog about that when I put the finishing touches on it. Read A Spider Web Garden Seat […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 27 in a series – Dahlias: one flower, infinite beauty via The Los Angeles Times

Dazzling Dahlias – 27 in a series – Dahlias: one flower, infinite beauty via The Los Angeles Times DAHLIA aficionado Pat Cunningham likes to say he has either 40 years of experience or one year of experience 40 times over. Either way, he has grown hundreds of varieties of the flower in his Manhattan Beach […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 30

DON’T be frightened of mixing colours: it is the hard artificial shades that clash, but very seldom the soft, melt- ing ones of Nature. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]