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Douglas E. Welch

One Year Ago (2012): Cherry Blossoms at Balboa Park, Los Angeles, CA

       Read more on this topic: Photos: Cherry Blossoms at Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, CA Video: Container Garden Update 011 – Frost in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles Event: The Los Angeles Zoo Docents’ Garden Boutique and Bake Sale – Sunday, June 3rd, 2012 Lake Balboa Cherry Trees Bloom 2010 Photos: Liquidambar […]

Video: In the garden…Koi Pond

“In the garden…” is a series for A Gardener’s Notebook highlighting what is happening in my garden, my friend’s gardens and California gardens throughout the seasons. Visiting friends today, I found myself sitting beside her beautiful backyard Koi Pond with my iPhone. Of course, I had to take some footage to share with you. After a few minutes […]

Six Years Ago: First Daffodils 2007

A look back into past years in the garden. Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden…November 24, 2012 – Daffodils Part 2 of 3 – Only 25 more left to go! Photos: Daffodils Arising Video: In the garden…short: Onions sprouting already! Video: In the garden…Compost Harvest – December 16, 2012 Photo: Daffodils at […]

One Year Ago: Tomatoes in February?!?

A look back on what was happening the garden one year ago today. Read more on this topic: Photo: Tomatoes in February?!?! Video: In the garden… Ep 002 – Today, trying to remove a volunteer fig tree and starting this year’s daffodil planting One Year Ago: Daffodil planting in 2011 Video: In the garden… Ep […]

Garden Inventory: Snowflakes (Leucojum)

Garden Inventory is a series where I begin an inventory of all the plants and trees in my garden. Along with some of my own pictures, I will link to various sources of information about each plant and tree so we can learn a little more together. I would also like to highlight your special plants […]

Garden History: A Garden Under Glass, Nice, France, c1865-1895

Garden History draws on “The Commons” a collection of historical photos from institutions from around the world. According to Flickr: The Commons was launched on January 16 2008, when Flickr released our pilot project in partnership with The Library of Congress. Both Flickr and the Library were overwhelmed by the positive response to the project! […]

Garden Alphabet: Bonsai

  Photo: Douglas E. Welch Bonsai (盆栽?, lit. plantings in tray, from bon, a tray or low-sided pot and sai, a planting or plantings,  pronunciation (help·info))[1] is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and […]

Videos from A Gardener’s Notebook – January 2013

Here is a review list of all the videos I  produced for A Gardner’s Notebook in January 2013. You can find all my past videos on my YouTube Channel. If you enjoy a video, please click the Like button or Subscribe to the YouTube Channel. Doing that directly effects how many other people will see […]

My Favorite Gardening Things for January 2013

It looks like I shared lots of Food and Gardening items in the past month. It is interesting to watch how my interests rise and fall over the course of the months. As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for […]

Video: In the garden…January 30, 2013 – Potato!

“In the garden…” is a series for A Gardener’s Notebook highlighting what is happening in my garden, my friend’s gardens and California gardens throughout the seasons. Today, a potato shows its leaves, snowdrops flower, daffodils are coming and the roses bloom. Watch all the past “In the garden…” videos in this YouTube playlist. More information on rain gathering for […]