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On YouTube: Protect Your Garden Greens & Plants from Rabbits: Thrift Store Shopping! from Gary Pilarchik

A great way to protect your plants while recycling/re-using. We are looking for something similar to this as the netting we used gets tangled in everything and makes it difficult to weed the beds when needed. For us, we don’t have rabbits in our garden here but rather squirrels, skunks, opossum and raccoons.  While the […]

Our Earth Day Garden Addition – New England Arbors “Athens” Vinyl Arbor $128.24

We have been meaning to get a trellis for the Lady Bank’s Rose in the front garden for a long time, but it wasn’t growing very fast and we concentrated on other, more important tasks. That all changed this Winter and Spring, though. With the large amount of rain we had — along with the […]

10 Easy Pieces: Garden Hoes via Gardenista

This article had me lusting for many of the weeding hoes listed. Yikes there are some nice ones and I can imagine using any of them in my garden. I have one at the moment and it is my favorite weeding tool, but a few more wouldn’t hurt, Right? Which one is your favorite? Check […]

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 […]

Garden Addition: Walk-In Greenhouse from Big Lots ($50)

I saw mention of this small, walk-in greenhouse from Big Lots on another garden blog  — I am so sorry, but I don’t remember which. If anyone knows, please share it with me so I can link — and it caught my eye as I had been thinking of buying something like this for my […]

Garden Decor: Modern Sprout Garden Jar

Garden Decor: Modern Sprout Garden Jar   Found this via a Brit+Co blog post. Interesting idea, if a tad expensive. You might even be able to create these on your own with a little ingenuity. Find All Modern Sprout Mason Jar Kits on Amazon.com Previously in Garden Decor: Succulent Beds as office landscaping Twig Trellises at Descanso […]

Garden Decor: Cut Out Heart Shaped Cement Outdoor Plant Pot – Valentine’s Day Gift?

Cut Out Heart Shaped Cement Outdoor Plant Pot I came across this in my web travels and fell in love immediately. This would also make a great Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite gardener. Previously in Garden Decor: Garden-themed mugs Corrugated Steel Garden Beds (or re-purposed cattle troughs) Cast Concrete Planters Making a mini wildlife […]

Garden Decor: Corrugated Steel Garden Beds (or re-purposed cattle troughs)

Garden Decor: Corrugated Steel Garden Beds (or re-purposed cattle troughs) Whether re-using existing cattle troughs or purchasing purpose-built troughs, this is a great way to create a raised bed garden that not only looks great, but also makes gardening accessible to those with mobility issues. I have also seen these trough placed on carts or wheels […]

Garden Decor: Making a mini wildlife stack from The Guardian

Garden Decor: Making a mini wildlife stack from The Guardian Attracting beneficial insects to your garden is always a great idea and The Guardian has an article on how to build your own mini wildlife stack for your garden. Making a mini wildlife stackGarden designer and blogger Dawn Isaac’s step-by-step guide to creating your own […]