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Container Garden Update

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 […]

Video: In the garden…July 16, 2015: First Tomatoes Check-in and installing a new soaker hose

In the garden…July 8. 2015: Potatoes, poinsettia and pomegranate In this episode: Intro First tomatoes check-in New Soaker hose installation Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on […]

Video: In the garden…July 8. 2015: Potatoes, poinsettia and pomegranate

In the garden…July 8. 2015: Potatoes, poinsettia and pomegranate In this episode: Intro Checking up on the tomatoes Potato and Sweet Potato Review Poinsettia Summer Care* Rust on Roses Pomegranate and Buckwheat status Lavender and Bees Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under […]

Tomato Status in pictures

I am trying to monitor the status of some plants in the garden by taking regular photos of them. First up are the 3 tomato plants in containers along the driveway. The first photo is from June 22, 2015 and the second photo is from today, July 1, 2015. I’ll try to do a better […]

Video: In the garden…June 19, 2015: More tomatoes in containers from A Gardener’s Notebook

In the garden…June 19, 2015: More tomatoes in containers from A Gardener’s Notebook   My wife wants tomatoes and this seems a perfect reason to start refurbishing the container garden along the driveway..     Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly […]

Video: In the garden…May 29, 2015: Tomato in refurbished container

In the garden…May 29, 2015: Tomato in refurbished container   My wife wants tomatoes and this seems a perfect reason to start refurbishing the container garden along the driveway..   Music: “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook […]

Video: In the garden…May 13, 2015: Succulent Container for Free

In the garden…May 13, 2015: Succulent Container for Free  My wife picked up these 4 tiny succulents from the centerpieces at a recent college meeting. Never one to let anything go to waste, I grabbed an old container that happened to be unplanted, these four succulents and some decorative stone I had lying about and […]

Succulent Container for Free – Make the most of your free garden finds!

My wife picked up these 4 tiny succulents from the centerpieces at a recent college meeting. Never one to let anything go to waste, I grabbed an old container that happened to be unplanted, these four succulents and some decorative stone I had lying about and combined them into this pretty little container. I always […]

Photo/ Lovely urn in my sister’s garden today

Out in the Palm Springs area for our traditional Thanksgiving vacation and found this new container in my sister’s garden. Read more on this topic: Photo: Palm Tree in the Neighborhood Photo: A lovely garden seat | Schoepfle Garden – Birmingham, Ohio Video: Container Garden Update — 1 Year On! Container Garden Update 40: Raccoons […]

Container Garden Update: Carrot and Green onion Seedling appear

If you watched the most recent  episode of “In the garden…April 11, 2014: Finally back in the garden for some planting and cleanup“, then you saw me plant these carrot and green onion seeds on one of the empty pots. A few days ago they started to arise and this is what they look like […]