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Douglas E. Welch

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a series – Progress? A Little!

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch As I had hoped — but hadn’t really expected — writing the first piece in this new series actually got me motivated to do something in the garden. Who would have “thunk” it?! One point that helped to get me moving was […]

Historical Garden Books: The Joy Of Gardens By Lena May McCauley – 3 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Repotting the coleus via My Instagram

Repotting the coleus A bit of transplanting in the garden yesterday.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about coleus † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available from the […]

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden via My Instagram

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden We beat the squirrels to this one! Yum! Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about growing strawberries with these book † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]

Bee on Passionflower (Passiflora) via My Instagram

Bee on Passionflower (Passiflora) Spotted on a walk through the neighborhood.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about passionflowers with this book * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a series

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch It has taken me a long time to write the piece. Frankly, I am embarrassed and don’t really want to share that embarrassment publically. Still, I think it is important to do so and perhaps, just maybe, you can help me get […]

Orange flowers on an unidentified plant via Instagram

Orange flowers on an unidentified plant  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Read more on this topic: Cactus has been blooming for the last several weeks via Instagram [Photo] Flowering Now: Cactus (unknown variety) #nature #cactus #succulent #garden #gardenersnotebook #flowers #plants #outdoors #orange via Instagram [Photo] Cactus has been blooming for the last […]

Historical Garden Books: Flower Gardens by Henry Sherman Adams (1913) – 2 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Sage Flowers via My Instagram

Sage Flowers Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about sages/salvias with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available from the LA Public Library Read more on […]

Succulent Closeup 3 via My Instagram

Succulent Closeup 3 Up close and person with succulents in my friend’s garden.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about succulents with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it […]