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Douglas E. Welch

93 Photos from 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour – Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council

Scenes from the 1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour   See all 93 photos — Facebook — Flickr Learn more about drought tolerant gardens with these books ††† Sherman Oaks neighborhood Council 1st annual California native and drought tolerant plant self guided garden tour October 21, 2018 noon to 3 PM […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Catalog: Stokes seeds (1919) – 10 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (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 Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Garden Books: The gardeners dictionary: containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden, as also the physick garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard (1735) by Philip Miller – 20 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Geodesic dome protects cob house and family of 6 in Arctic Circle via Urban Organic Gardener

  When you think about living in the Arctic Circle you often imagine a modern structure with modern facilities. Truth be told, architecture has a long history of keeping a good idea over the years. That is why this cob house under a geodesic dome is all you need in order to have a good […]

1st Annual California Native And Drought Tolerant Plant Self Guided Garden Tour – Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council – Sunday, October 21, 2018 – Noon to 3pm

Sherman Oaks neighborhood Council 1st annual California native and drought tolerant plant self guided garden tour October 21, 2018 noon to 3 PM Receive complimentary DWP lawn rebate information and materials Learn various ways to conserve water and save money Discuss ideas and resources on how to make your landscape quotewater wise“ Tour participants will […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Catalog, L. Templin Seed Company (1918) – 9 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (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 […]

Fish pond, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy via Instagram

Fish pond, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy On the grounds of this summer palace of the Savion Dukes and Kings  More information on Parco di Monza  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List More on garden ponds ††  Want to learn more about Milan? Check out these books […]

Parco di Monza seen from the windows of Villa Reale via Instagram

Parco di Monza seen from the windows of Villa Reale  Largest enclosed park in the world including an F1 Raceway, historic Villa Reale (royal palace) Olympic-sizes outdoor pool and acres and acres of grass and trees.  More information on Parco di Monza  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook […]

Historical Garden Books: Biggle garden book; vegetables, small fruits and flowers for pleasure and profit (1908) by Jacob Biggle, – 19 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Native Plant Sale Weekend!, Sepulveda Garden Center, October 13 & 14, 2018

Native Plant Sale Weekend!Sponsored by the California Native Plant Society (LA/SMM)October 13 & 14, 2018 – 10am – 3:00pmSepulveda Garden Center16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino, CA, 91436 MEMBER PRE-SALE AT 9:30am -10am Saturday only ALL CNPS MEMBERS GET 10% OFF PLANTS & BOOKS* We will have an expanded selection this year – with a focus on species […]