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Strawberries at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market — Follow Me On Instagram!

Strawberries at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about vegetable gardening † * 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! † Books available at the LA Public Library Read more on […]

Perfect Cauliflower at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market via My Instagram

Perfect Cauliflower at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about vegetable gardening † * 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! † Books available at the LA Public Library Read more […]

Artichoke flower on Cal Poly Pomona campus via My Instagram

Artichoke flower on Cal Poly Pomona campus Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about artichokes † * 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! † Available from the LA Public Library Read […]

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden via My Instagram

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden We beat the squirrels to this one! Yum! Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about growing strawberries with these book † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]

Historical Garden Books: Gardening a la Mode: Vegetables by Mrs. De Salis – 1 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 Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

In the garden…March 17, 2018: Planting Pumpkins? from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:34)

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook From leftover pumpkin to new pumpkin plants. One more getting something from nothing in the garden. Music: Carefree by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more about pumpkins and squash with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley – March 16-18, 2018 – Tapia Bros.

March 16-18, 2018 Tapia Brothers Farm Stand5251 Hayvenhurst Ave, Encino, CA 914369am – 5pm all three days (818) 905-6155 It’s the Whopper. The Big Kahuna, The T-Rex of tomato sales! One of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand again hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll […]

Tomatoes in March?! via My Instagram

Tomatoes in March?! Spotted in a friend’s garden this week. It’s not even Spring yet, but growing in Southern California is weird.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about growing tomatoes with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** […]

Strawberries via My instagram

Strawberries Strawberries are quickly ripening in the container garden.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Read more on this topic: Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 via Instagram In The Garden…March 2, 2016 from A Gardener’s Notebook – Container Refurb, Strawberries, Garlic and more! [Video] (4 min) Strawberries growing in the container garden […]

Reading – Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It … Garden Anywhere by Tara Nolan – 9 in a series

I’ll be highlighting books that I am reading (or re-reading) on all sorts of topics this year — Douglas Reading – Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It … Garden Anywhere by Tara Nolan – 9 in a series † Raised Bed Revolution is an amazing resource guide to all aspects of raised bed […]