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Succulent Stump

Succulent Stump This is a nice way to reuse the stump of an old tree in the yard. The plants are well-chosen both in size and color.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about California gardening in these books from Amazon.com * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Event: TREE ADOPTION at the Van Nuys LADWP Customer Service Center – Sat. July 9, 2016 @ 9am

We picked up our new pomegranate tree at a similar event about a year or so ago. — Douglas TREE ADOPTION at the Van Nuys LADWP Customer Service Center Sat, July 9, 9:00am – 10:30am 6550 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401, USA   City Plants is pleased to partner with the Los Angeles […]

Timelapse: Composter Reset from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:42)

Timelapse: Composter Reset from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode: Emptying and Resetting one of our old composters   Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) More composters from Amazon.com More composers from eBay  Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by starting your shopping at http://welchwrite.com/bookstore […]

Assembling Our New Tumbling Composter from Yimby [Video] (1:29)

Assembling Our New Tumbling Composter from Yimby  In this episode: Time lapse video of assembling our new tumbling composter from Yimby More info and buy your own composter Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Shiny Tech” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy […]

In The Garden…June 15, 2016: Sprinkler Fail [Video] (3:34)

In The Garden…June 15, 2016: Sprinkler Fail  In this episode: A neighbor’s sprinkler fails and I talk about the importance of preventive maintenance Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by […]

In The Garden…May 31, 2016: Adding A Solar Fountain [Video] (1:27)

In The Garden…May 31, 2016: Adding A Solar Fountain  In this episode: Adding a Solar Fountain Get this Fountain on Amazon.com  Get this Fountain on eBay Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy     Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our […]

Garden Decor: Vertical Succulent Garden from Inspired By Charm

Garden Decor: Vertical Succulent Garden from Inspired By Charm A lovely vertical succulent planter from Inspired by Charm  Here in the San Fernando Valley, with our summer heat, it can be difficult to keep vertical and hanging containers properly watered, but a succulent display, like this one, might be possible. I figure i could mist the entire […]

Container Garden Update 43: Garlic and Strawberries [Video] (3:13)

Container Garden Update 43: Garlic and Strawberries   In this episode: Time to check in our container garlic and strawberries.     Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble     Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by starting your […]

In The Garden…May 20, 2016: Harvesting Potatoes [Video] (2:22)

In The Garden…May 20, 2016: Harvesting Potatoes  In this episode: Getting the overdue potatoes out of the ground in onto our table Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) More on potatoes from Amazon.com:   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use […]

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 […]