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Blackberries soon

Blackberries soon What’s your favorite fruit? Do you grow your own?  The blackberry plants at the nursery were fruiting in their pots. They need to get in the ground to continue their growth.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these […]

Olive Trees In Bloom

Olive Trees In Bloom What food is growing in your garden?  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Read more on this topic: Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) […]

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 […]

10 best gardening books via The Independent

Another great set of books to start working through. I see at least 5 that I will be requesting from the library immediately, if possible. I highly recommend you check out your own local library, too! — Douglas No matter what plants you want to grow, or style of garden you want to maintain, you’ll […]

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 […]