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Douglas E. Welch

Photos: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day at May Dream Gardens

Here is what is blooming in our garden today. We get fewer and fewer blooms as we head into the hottest part of the summer and the plants go a bit dormant in the heat. These are posted as part of May Dreams Gardens monthly Garden Bloggers Bloom Day. Check out many other garden bloggers […]

Elsewhere: Gorgeous Flower Mosaic

I came across this gorgeous mosaic on Pinterest last night. Unfortunately, any further info is hidden behind a login screen on a members only web site. Grrrr. Still, at least we can enjoy it and perhaps think about how we might accomplish something like this ourselves. Source: mosaicsandceramics.ning.com via Sheila on Pinterest Read more on […]

Video: Beautiful and Productive Garden

A short photo montage of a friend’s garden in Brentwood, California. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Beautiful and Productive” on YouTube Please like Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your LIKES directly effect the visibility of this video on YouTube and help others discover it. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on […]

Free Mulch Giveaway – City of Los Angeles

Information from the City of LA Web Site… Free Mulch Give-Away The Free Mulch Give-Away program is available to all L.A. Residents. The Bureau of Sanitation is “Closing The Loop” by providing free quality mulch in 11 different locations throughout the City of Los Angeles that are open to the public. Instructions: Bring your own shovel, bag […]

Photo: Lemon Blossoms

A few lemon blossoms in the garden today. See all of Douglas’ pictures on Flickr Read more on this topic: Photo: Orange blossoms about to open Photos: Cherry Blossoms at Lake Balboa, Los Angeles, CA Photo: Euryops (Bush daisy) Photo: Tomatoes in HDR Photo: Oaks, acorns and an unidentified spider that needs a name

Video: Container Carrot Update

Douglas gives a quick update on his container carrot project. Can’t see the video? Watch “AGN – Container Carrot Update” on YouTube.   Please like Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Pinterest Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Circle A […]

Elsewhere: DIY garden concrete stepping stones

A cool and easy-to-make idea for stepping stones in  your garden. I think this method could be adapted to a whole host of ideas, too. Source: timberpress.com via Douglas on Pinterest Read more on this topic: Project: DIY upside down tomato grower Photo: Slices of tree trunk as stepping stones in the garden Idea: Use […]

Event: Bugs and Brews at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden – Thursdays through June 21

Bugs and Brews – May 24 – Jun 21 More information from the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden web site Thursday Nights, May 24 through June 21, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets: RSABG member $10, public $15 Admission includes one free pint of Dale Bros., beer. Local brothers Curt and Andy Dale bring their distinctively […]

Photo: Orchid from Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012

A lovely orchid I spotted as I walked through the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2012 a few weeks ago.  Click for larger image See the complete set of photos from the Southern California Spring Garden Show. Read more on this topic: Photo: An Orchid from Southern California Spring Garden Show Video: Southern California Spring Garden Show […]

Photo: In the neighborhood…20120605

A few shots from a walk around the neighborhood here in the San Fernando Valley. Purple morning glory from the photo set Can’t see the slide show above? Watch it on Flickr. Read more on this topic: Yellow Roses…in the neighborhood Photo: Daisies in the neighborhood Photos: Today in the neighborhood Photo: Passiflora Flower Photo: […]