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Noted: 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners

You might have more edibles in your garden than you think — and pretty one’s at that. Check out this list of edible flowers you might find in your own garden or, certainly, at your local nursery. — Douglas Read 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners via Food52 An interesting link found among […]

Apple Blossom Time

Apple Blossom Time The apple trees at the nursery are beginning to flower. We may soon have fruit from our neighbor’s tree. Update (20170221): ig_gardenCongratulations@douglaswelch and thank you for sharing with us this magnificent shot!!! ✨👏👏👏✨🏆✨📷✨💯✨You are welcome in @ig_garden ✨🍃⛲️🍃✨🌸✨💛✨🎉🎉🎉💫 Many thanks to ig_garden for sharing my photo Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about apple […]

Rosemary Flowers

Rosemary Flowers Lovely blue flowers shine out from this prostrate rosemary bush.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Succulent flowers Purple Explosion [Photo] Pink Camellia Blossom Flower with Raindrops

New Plant: Navaho Blackberry (Rubus)

In an effort to add more edible plants to the garden, I picked up this Navaho Blackberry at my local nursery during a recent visit to take photos. Since I have been unable to do other work today as we are having new carpet laid in our combination office/family room, I decided to take a […]

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (0:56)

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook    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 Amazon Affiliate Code by starting your shopping at http://welchwrite.com/bookstore Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter […]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden [Photo]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden #olives #fruit #garden #plants #trees #sicly #italy #travel Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides Read more on this topic: Sicilian Olives via Instagram [Photo] Olives in the Sicilian Garden via Instagram [Photo] Olives in the Sicilian Family’s Garden via […]

Prickly Pear Fruit/ Fico d’India at Parco dell’Etna [Photo]

Prickly Pear Fruit/ Fico d’India at Parco dell’Etna #fruit #garden #sicily #italy #travel #park #food See the complete collection of photos from this Sicily trip on Flickr Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]

Book: The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello (and photos from our 1994 visit)

The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Monticello I was doing some research for my wife’s next book today and came across this book as a source. While I had only planned on mining it for the information I needed, I found myself reading entire sections. It is an amazing history of the agricultural side of […]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden via Instagram [Photo]

Olives in the Sicilian Garden #sicily #italy #olive #garden #tree #plants #food #fruit #travel See the complete collection of photos from this Sicily trip on Flickr Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

In the garden…October 25, 2016: Planting Garlic from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (2:33)

In the garden…October 25, 2016: Planting Garlic from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode:  I take a few minutes to get our garlic into its container home. We had some success with garlic last year, and I hope that getting it into the ground at the proper time will make it even better.   Music: “Rainbows” […]