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Douglas E. Welch

Meet Meems: A fellow Saturday6 blogger hosts a Troy-Bilt demo and garden Q&A

From Hoe and Shovel… Meet Meems :: Saturday6 Gardening Q & A at Lowe’s Cynthia “Meems” Glover from Hoe and Shovelhttp://www.hoeandshovel.com Cynthia lives and gardens in her beloved native state of Florida only a short distance from the beautiful shores of the Gulf of Mexico. She is a blogger, freelance writer, amateur photographer, Master Gardener, and […]

Photo: Microgreens – You can try this yourself

One of the big (?) products at Chef’s Garden, Inc. is microgreens. While you might typically think of bean sprouts and other sprouted seeds, microgreens cover much wider ground. They include items like micro-arugala and various types of basil, pea sprouts, mints, and even sweet corn shoots. They also sprout some seeds in the dark […]

Video: The Jacarandas are in bloom

I love the purple jacaranda blossoms that cover the city this time of year. Some complain about the sticky blossoms that fall, but it seems a small price to pay for such a startling display of purple. Here in LA we have entire streets lined with the trees and it is a bit surreal to […]

Video: Hummingbird around water fountain – Short – 8 secs

A very short video of the hummingbird the flit around my head as I worked in the garden today. Look sharp and you will see it. Watch “Hummingbird around water fountain” – iPod Ready Video Read more on this topic: Video: Grass: A Short Essay Video: Water features from nature – Water in Millard Canyon, […]

Elsewhere Online: The Unsung Heroes of the Shade Garden By fellow Saturday6 member Kylee Baumle

The Unsung Heroes of the Shade Garden By Kylee Baumle If I’m asked one question about what to plant more than any other, it’s this: “What do you recommend for planting in shade?” That’s a loaded question, because there’s more to consider than just the light level. That’s a loaded question, because there’s more to consider than […]

Yellow Roses…in the neighborhood

A quick post to show some things blooming in my neighborhood this week. Read more on this topic: Photo: Daffodils at Sunset Photo: Cyclamen in pot by front steps

Join Kylee Baumle in Findlay, Ohio for a Saturday6 Garden Q&A and Troy-Bilt product demo – Sat., May 21, 2011

It’s Gardening Time in Ohio! Garden Q&A and Product Demo Join fellow Saturday6 member, Kylee Baumle at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Findlay, Ohio on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 10am-1p. Troy-Bilt area manager, Scott Jennings, will have a selection of Troy-Bilt equipment and tools for you to test out and together they’ll have lots of great gardening conversations, […]

Project: Altoids Tin Mini Garden from Instructables

For those of you who simply can’t be without a little green space, no matter where you may be, here is a neat method of growing sprouts, or any small seeds, in an altoid tin. This could turn out to be a great kids project, too.   Altoids Tin Mini Garden Print PDFFavorite Facebook Twitter […]

Jumpstart comic talks urban gardening…a little

I thought this Sunday’s Jumpstart comic was quite funny and slips in a reference to urban gardening, too. Read more on this topic: Vermiculture with Urban-Worms.com Video: Urban Beekeeping: Ins and Outs – Dos and Don’ts – Webinar I Like This – Seattle City website declares – 2010 The Year of Urban Agriculture Your Urban […]

Photos: Saturday6 kick-off event at Troy-Bilt, Inc, Chef’s Garden, Inc, Culinary Vegetable Institute and VeggieU

I am sitting at Cleveland Hopkins Airport waiting to board my flight back to LA after a great couple of days at the Saturday6 kick-off event. We visited Troy-Bilt, Inc and got to see their entire operation, their people and even test-drive some equipment. Then we were off to Chef’s Garden, Inc, in Huron, Ohio to […]