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Douglas E. Welch

Photo: Chamomile Flower

Read more on this topic: Photos: Tiny White Chamomile Flower Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage Photo: Pumpkin flower Video: Rust on roses from May 2006

Photo: Ohio Hydrangeas

Pink and Blue Hydrangeas in a friend’s garden in Bedford, Ohio. Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden (short)…Hydrangeas Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage Photo: My Sister’s Ohio Garden Photo: Panorama of Grounds of Naturally Country in Norwalk, […]

Video: Another Ohio Garden

A friend’s garden in Brooklyn, Ohio. Read more on this topic: Video: In the (Ohio) Garden…My Sister’s Ohio Garden short Video: Poinsettia Care from Bostdorff Greenhouse, Bowling Green, Ohio Join Kylee Baumle in Findlay, Ohio for a Saturday6 Garden Q&A and Troy-Bilt product demo – Sat., May 21, 2011 Video: In the garden…April 17, 2013 […]

Garden Alphabet: Polygonatum (Solomon’s Seal)

Garden Alphabet: Polygonatum (Solomon’s Seal) A lovely specimen from my sisters garden. Plants like this show how you don’t need showy flowers to make for a very beautiful plant. I am using variegated plants like this in my own shade garden to help bring in some visual interest. Polygonatum Polygonatum /ˌpɒlɨˈɡɒnətəm/,[1] King Solomon‘s-seal or Solomon’s Seal, is a genus of about 50 species of flowering […]

Photo: Panorama of Grounds of Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio

Grounds of Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio Read more on this topic: Photo: Front Garden Panorama this morning Video: Magnolia grandiflora – a photo montage from A Gardener’s Notebook Photo: My Sister’s Ohio Garden Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage Ohio Lilac

Video: In the (Ohio) Garden…My Sister’s Ohio Garden short

A short scene from my sister’s Ohio garden including Huerchera, Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum) and even blueberries. Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden short…Grass Video: In the garden (short)…Hydrangeas Video: In the garden…short: Onions sprouting already! Video: In the garden…May 29, 2013: Planting a pack of plants Video: In the garden…April 5, 2013 […]

Photo: My Sister’s Ohio Garden

Just a quick Instagram snap of my sister’s Ohio garden from last night. We are visiting family back in our old home state and I am working to capture some views of the gardens here. View on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Acanthus in the garden via Instagram Photo: Wild fennel at Sycamore […]

Container Garden Update 33: Cleaning up the potting bench before vacation

It’s time to clean up the potting bench before we head out on a short vacation. I retire some failed cuttings and seedlings and pot on some of the successful rooting experiments so the “garden sitter” has a little less to do. Parsley and lettuce are left to go to seed in an experiment in […]

Free Daylily Computer and Smartphone Wallpapers for July 2013

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, click the image to see the full-sized image, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s […]

In the garden…June 28, 2013: Installing an electronic timer for my soaker hoses

Update: June 28, 2014: Unfortunately, none of the 3 timers I installed lasted more than a couple of months. They all exhibited problems opening and closing the water valve. By the clicking noise they all made, I am guessing the gears for the valves failed after a while. Badly disappointed and I have returned to using the […]