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Douglas E. Welch

Tooooooo hot! via Instagram

Tooooooo hot! A whole lotta nope in the garden today…at least until the sun goes down a bit. From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Hot Lips Sage (Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’) – Plant Choice #3 for Embrace Your Space with Monrovia Salvia ”Hot Lips” via Instagram Salvia “Hot Lips” In The Garden […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 32

DON’T forget the humble plants in your garden ; the wall-flowers, forget-me- nots, scillas and others, which can be lifted and forced gently, just as well as lilacs and azaleas, to brighten your rooms in early Spring. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins

Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE THIS little book has been written out of my own experience in trying to help hundreds of boys and girls to find the true […]

Modern DIY Trellis Designs via Centsational Style

My DIY project for the weekend is to build a planter box with trellis to support a climbing vine, and I think I’ll stain it black. Last year I built some vegetable trellises and before that a criss cross wall trellis. I still have them both and they still function and look amazing! April is the perfect time […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 36 in a series – Succulent Names via The Happy Plant on Tiktok

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 36 in a series – Succulent Names via The Happy Plant on Tiktok Visit The Happy Plant TikTok for more information on this expansive succulent wall installation.. — Douglas @thehappyplant Succulent Names ##learnontiktok ##fyp ##succulents ##gardening101 ##plants ##succulentwall ##thehappyplant ♬ original sound – thehappyplant Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like […]

Pomegranate Growing via Instagram

Pomegranate Growing Spotted on our young pomegranate tree yesterday. Coming on strong! From my Instagram Feed   Read more on this topic: Neighbor’s #pomegranate nearly ready for harvest #fruit #garden #gardenersnotebook #plants #tree #nature #food via Instagram [Photo] Pomegranate Harvest 2018 via Instagram Pomegranate Flowers via Instagram Pomegranate Flower…and hopefully fruit in the garden via […]

In the garden…Pomegranate Part 2 [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…Pomegranate Part 2 ##pomegranate ##fruit ##food ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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 […]

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ @redbuttegarden This blowsy bloomer has large flowers of white cream and just a tiny pinch of pink. Smell amazing too! pic.twitter.com/ArHlRiCLrj — Jimmy Turner (@TexanInOz) June 5, 2020 What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in […]

8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media

From the Royal Botanic Gardens in England to the Jardim Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the top botanical gardens across the globe—including some you can visit from home. Read 8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily

Over 100 years ago, a horticulturalist introduced hybrid plants to California gardeners. Up sprouted a movement of amateur experiments in plant biology. Read The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily Three […]