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Container Garden Update 42: Propagating Prickly Pear (Opuntia) [Video] (4:12)

Container Garden Update 42: Propagating Prickly Pear (Opuntia)   In this episode: I collected some Opuntia (Prickly Pear) from a neighbor the other day and after letting them dry a few days, I got them into pots to grow roots.     Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble     Help […]

In The Garden…April 27, 2016: Seedling check and geeky tech in the greenhouse [Video]

In The Garden…April 27, 2016: Seedling check and geeky tech in the greenhouse  In this episode: Checking in on basil, spinach, letttuce and tomato seedlings Arduino-based temperature, humidity and light level sensor project      More complete description and video will be posted to TechnologyIQ soon – http://techiq.welchwrite.com Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   […]

In The Garden…April 21, 2016: Seedings go into their pots – Spinach, Greens and Basil [Video]

In The Garden…April 16, 2016: Seedings go into their pots – Spinach, Greens and Lettuce In this episode: Spinach, greens, and basil seedlings are pricked out and moved into bigger pots Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from […]

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds Raised beds can help reinvigorate (or even create) a garden out of nothing, but I know that many of us don’t have the wherewithal to create custom-built beds. Sometimes it isn’t a bad idea to look to the many companies that have designed raised bed systems of all […]

Epiphyllum Blooming in the Greenhouse This Morning

As you may have seen, last week we built a small 5×5 plastic greenhouse to house some of our more delicate plants, cuttings and seedings. This Epiphyllum had a bloom starting on it when we placed it in the greenhouse and today I was greeted with this lovely pink bloom. Not sure if the added humidity […]

In The Garden: Garlic rising and pomegranate flowering [Photos]

Checking out the garden as I headed out to an event, I saw that the garlic I planted last week is starting to sprout — at least 2 small sprouts – and our new pomegranate tree is throwing off flowers like crazy. Perhaps I might get one pomegranate off it this year — it is […]

In The Garden…March 2, 2016 from A Gardener’s Notebook – Container Refurb, Strawberries, Garlic and more! [Video] (4 min)

In The Garden…March 2, 2016 from A Gardener’s Notebook – Container Refurb, Strawberries, Garlic and more! In this episode: Container refurb with newly planted strawberries and garlic Checkup on 1 year old buckwheat and pomegranate tree Bankside Roses in Bloom Strawberries and garlic also planted directly in garden Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy […]

Large Scale Container Garden with Galvanized Tanks in the Neighborhood

I came across the large scale container garden just a few streets away on my daily walk. I don’t usually walk this particular street , but I am surprised I hadn’t happened upon it before. As you can see, it is elegantly laid out, using long, galvanized steel watering tanks as beds, as well as a few […]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) [Video]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) In this episode: Intro Showing all the plants I have made through cuttings, seeds and gifts from friends. Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Help support us by using our Amazon affiliate code and bookstore – Start here Buy my garden […]

Green onion seeds gathered and now, sprouted

I have been gathering seeds from my green onions that went to seed in a container a while ago. I had tried to scatter some of them in the garden, to see if they would sprout, but nothing came up — probably due to simply not getting enough water. This week I took the time […]