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Douglas E. Welch

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: […]

Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location

Check out our list of horticulture jobs (and others) available via SimplyHired.com. Enter your location for jobs close to you. You can also search on other keywords. Read more on this topic: Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location

My favorite shared garden items for May 2012

Here are my favorite shared items for May 2012. Please let me know in the comments if you find any of these particularly useful. I’ll keep my eye open for similar items — Douglas Garden / Grow your own sweet potatoes Garden / Quick and easy gardening idea for new space just using topsoil bags for […]

Flower Drawing

I spent some time practicing with my Wacom tablet yesterday and came up with this cute flower drawing. Read more on this topic: Product: Garden flower cookie cutters RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010 Photo: Cucumber flower Photo: Passiflora Flower Photo: Sicily Chestnuts at a history-laden farmhouse and orchard

Video: What Douglas Dug… Show 002 – Podcast

Our second 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 Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel […]

Winner: DK Simple Steps to Success – Shrubs and Trees

I have chosen the winner for our DK Simple Steps to Success – Shrubs and Trees book giveaway. The lucky winner is Ishieta C.! They have been notified by email. Thanks to all the entered. Watch this blog for more — and bigger — giveaways in the coming months! Read more on this topic: Book Giveaway: […]

Free garden wallpapers for June 2012 – Hibiscus closeup

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, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s preferences. Desktop Wallpaper iPad/Tablet Wallpaper iPhone/Smartphone Wallpaper Previous […]

Elsewhere: Grow your own greens using this “salad table”

I came across this in my PInterest pins a few weeks ago. A great idea for growing greens easily in limited space. Salad Table: The University of Maryland’s Jon Traunfeld explains how to grow your own greens using an innovative salad table. Part 1. Source: marthastewart.com via Douglas on Pinterest   Read more on this […]

Video: Garden Tip – Put the goodness back in your garden

Keep your garden waste out of your city garden bin and put it to use for you. There is little need to buy bag after bag of compost, top dressing, and mulch each year when many of us have plenty of material to use right in our own gardens. Don’t see the video above? Watch […]

Photo: Wild fennel at Sycamore Canyon Campground

  View all my Instagram photos at Instagrid. Read more on this topic: Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Photo: Rose in the garden today via Instagram Photo: Morning Glory from Instagram Photo: Daisies in the neighborhood Photo: Wisteria in the sun