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Douglas E. Welch

Photo: Zucchini Update

Here is what the zucchini looked like 4 days ago… …and here is what they look like as of yesterday evening (3 days later)… We are having a bit of a heat wave here in Los Angeles at the time and the zucchini seem to be responding well to it. True leaves have been put […]

Elsewhere: Garden Tool Storage example from Pinterest

Here is a lovely example of garden tool storage I found on Pinterest.com. Were I so well organized in my own life. (HA!) Still, we can all learn from such examples. We don’t have to do everything in the example, but sometimes just doing one small part is enough. Examples are supposed to be used […]

What Douglas Dug… Show 003

Our third episode of What Douglas Dug…, our regular review show of neat gardening items I have found in my Internet travels. Can’t see the video above? Watch “What Douglas Dug… Show 002” on YouTube Watch Previous Show  – “What Douglas Dug… Show 001” on YouTube Watch Previous Show  – “What Douglas Dug… Show 002” on […]

Photo: Zucchini Sprouts

A week ago my wife sliced open a zucchini given to us by a friend and found quite a few mature seeds. She has been on quite a growing kick lately, so she planted a few of these seeds in the bed where pumpkins are already growing. The pumpkins were also a hand-me-down as they […]

In the neighborhood…July 7, 2012

A quick walk in the neighborhood this evening turned up these sites.  The mimosa trees in the neighborhood are all in bloom. These are pretty on the tree but make an awful mess on the lawn and sidewalk as they begin to drop. This grape vine has swamped the hedge that it is growing on. […]

Elsewhere: A beautiful Autumn path found on Pinterest

Source: bluepueblo.tumblr.com via Douglas on Pinterest Read more on this topic: Another beautiful use of bottle edging in the garden. Pinterest: Lovely Dry stream bed for garden Striking Photo of Lavender Fields and Farmhouse Elsewhere: Teapot Garden Fountain/Waterfall Video: Beautiful and Productive Garden

Garden Videos from Douglas’ YouTube Channel

I have a collection of garden videos on my YouTube Channel. Here is the Gardener’s Notebook playlist from that channel. Can’t see the video above? Watch this playlist on YouTube. Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your LIKES directly effect how many others will see this video. Follow A Gardener’s […]

A Different DIY Garden from Troy-Bilt’s “The Dirt” Newsletter

My most recent article appeared today in “The Dirt” Troy-Bilt’s monthly newsletter as part of the Saturday6 program. Get your own subscription to The Dirt by signing up on the Troy-Bilt web site. A Different DIY Garden By Douglas E. Welch When most people talk about doing some DIY (do-it-yourself) in their garden, they are […]

Photo: Lettuce entertain you

Read more on this topic: Video: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day 2012 – Photo Montage Video: Beautiful and Productive Garden #Gardenchat Transcript from March 7, 2011 WINNER: Troy-Bilt Gas Leaf Blower Video: What Douglas Dug… Show 002 – Podcast

My favorite shared garden items for June 2012

Here are my favorite shared garden items for May 2012. Please let me know in the comments if you find any of the particularly useful. I’ll keep my eye open for similar items — Douglas Garden / Free garden wallpapers for June 2012  Hibiscus closeup | A Gardener’s Notebook Garden / Make Garden Markers with […]