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Pomegranate Harvest 2018 via Instagram

Pomegranate Harvest 2018 Some online research says that once you see the skin cracking on a few of the fruit, they are probably all ready to harvest. These seemed to show the classic signs, so down they came. I have been munching the seeds each time I pass them on the counter top.  Our tree […]

2018 garden plans via Skippy’s Vegetable Garden

The Winter is time for making plans in the garden. Here are a few from my Internet travels. — Douglas   Read 2018 garden plans via Skippy’s Vegetable Garden An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Garden Roundup: 10 Perfect Party Spaces in the City by Barbara Peck […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Catalog, L.A. Watkins Merchandise Company (1904) – 15 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Field, flower and garden seeds by Lee Pioneer Seed Co (1905) – 14 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Garden Books: Planet Jr. farm and garden tools by S.L. Allen & Co (1922) – 25 in a Series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of  Historical Garden Books: […]

Bantam Rooster on Sherman Oaks Garden Tour 2018, Sherman Oaks, California

Do you raise chickens? What are your experiences with them? Share them the comments below! Bantam Rooster on Sherman Oaks Garden Tour 2018, Sherman Oaks, California One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando […]

Garden Decor: Outdoor Kitchen (Cucina Fuori) In Our Sicilian Family’s Garden

What have you built in your garden? Share it in the comments! Garden Decor: Outdoor Kitchen (Cucina Fuori) In Our Sicilian Family’s Garden Lovely outdoor kitchen with seating area. Seat back is inset with handmade ceramic tiles from a local artisan.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing […]

Koi pond is part of food growing aquaponic system via Instagram

Koi pond is part of food growing aquaponic system Do you have an aquaponics system? Are you interested in installing one? Leave a comment! One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018. 10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando […]

Historical Garden Books: The country-mans new art of planting and graffing (1651) – 22 in a Series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of  Historical Garden Books: […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: 12th annual price list & catalogue of fresh and reliable garden, field and flower seeds : grown and sold on the seed farm of Samuel Wilson (1888) – 11 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]