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Douglas E. Welch

Video: 3 short scenes from Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012

I grabbed 3 short videos using the SocialCam iPhone app while at the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012. Enjoy!    Subscribe to Douglas’ YouTube Channel | Watch the A Gardener’s Notebook YouTube Playlist Subscribe to the A Gardener’s Notebook podcast using iTunes Read more on this topic: Video: Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012 Video: Garden Tip […]

In four straight lines…

Another sketch from my gardening journal. Click for larger image Read more on this topic: WINNER: Troy-Bilt Gas Leaf Blower #Gardenchat Transcript from March 7, 2011 All About Douglas – Choosing what you want to see and hear Take 10 minutes to just sit and enjoy your garden… Douglas and AGN join Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6!

Photo: Central decoration by Rose Parade Float Designers

This large central decoration at the Souther California Spring Garden Show was designed by Fiesta Floats, who regularly design parade floats for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. See the complete set of photos from the Southern California Spring Garden Show.   Read more on this topic: Photo: An Orchid from Southern […]

Photo: Carrots emerging

We trying out a method of planting small bunches of carrots in deep vertical containers. We don’t really have a good ground plot for carrots, so this container allows us to have decent, soft soil and move it around to get the best sunlight. Right on cue, the seedlings emerged about 2 days ago. I’ll […]

Photos: Engaging Nature Design Garden at Southern California Spring Garden Show

     Click for larger images Garden designed and created by: Sarah’s GardensSarah’s Garden 714.916.3106 Garden Pros Landscape & Construction 714.387.4753714-397-4753 or 714-387-4753 See the complete set of photos from the Southern California Spring Garden Show. Read more on this topic: Video: Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012 Photo: An Orchid from Southern California Spring […]

Photo: Morning Glory from Instagram

See all my Instagram pictures here Read more on this topic: Photo: An amaryllis from my garden via Instagram Photo: Garden work today. Volunteers gladly accepted! via Instagram In the garden this morning…the fortnight lily. (Dietes) Photo: Euryops (Bush daisy) Photo: Gardenias and Green

Gardening playlist from Douglas’ YouTube Channel

You can find mangy garden videos over on my YouTube Channel. You can subscribe to that channel to get notice of new videos. You can also watch all the garden-related videos using the playlist shown below. If you can’t see the video above, please watch the playlist on YouTube     Subscribe to my YouTube […]

Event: The Los Angeles Zoo Docents’ Garden Boutique and Bake Sale – Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

What do flowers & flour have in common? The Los Angeles Zoo Docents’ Garden Boutique and Bake Sale Benefiting the LA Zoo Docents’ National 2012 AZAD Conference – an annual conference, this year inviting zoo and aquarium docents from all over the U.S. to enjoy the hospitality of Southern California. We invite you to support […]

Topsy Turvy planter finally put to use

> We finally got around to planting this Topsy Turvy tomato planter that our friends gave us last season. It took a fortuitous combination of events to make it happen, though. First, I made a batch of homemade potting soil to use in the planter. Second, our local Orchard Supply Warehouse had a sale on […]

Photos from Saturday6 2011 Kick-off meetup

As I enter my second season as part of the Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6 program, I thought I would re-share the pictures from our big kickoff last May at the Troy-Bilt world headquarters. It was great meeting all my fellow Saturday6 bloggers, playing around with new equipment, seeing and eating great food at Chef’s Garden and finally, […]