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Video: In the garden…April 18, 2015: Planting potatoes from pantry leftovers

In the garden…April 18, 2015: Planting potatoes from pantry leftovers  Time to get some sprouted potatoes into the garden Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Circle A Gardener’s Notebook on Google+ Read more on this topic: Video: In the […]

Video: In the garden…March 31, 2015: Gathering onion seeds

In the garden…March 31, 2015: Gathering onion seeds  Today I gather seeds from the green onions we let go in the container garden   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Circle A Gardener’s Notebook on Google+ Read more on […]

Video: In the garden…March 23, 2015: Planting a new blueberry bush

Planting our new blueberry bush   Link: Monrovia Home and Garden Information  Link: Shop Online at Shop.Monrovia.com Follow @MonroviaPlants on Twitter   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden…March 18, 2015: Re-planting the sweet potato bed Video: In the garden…March 15, 2015: Setting out our […]

Video: In the garden…March 18, 2015: Re-planting the sweet potato bed

Our sweet potato cuttings go back into the ground to start growing as our summer heat arrives. Looking forward to another great harvest.   Link: Monrovia Home and Garden Information  Link: Shop Online at Shop.Monrovia.com Follow @MonroviaPlants on Twitter   Music: “Whiskey on the Mississippi” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Read more on this […]

Sweet potato harvest complete and bed prepared for this season

A few hours of our Sunday were spent harvesting the remaining sweet potatoes from last year and preparing the bed for this year’s planting. I have a number of new sweet potato slips on the potting bench and am also creating a few more by rooting them in water from yesterday’s harvest. Here are the […]

Event: Mushrooms and Fungi of the Santa Monica Mountains, Encino, March 10, 2015

Event: Mushrooms and Fungi of the Santa Monica Mountains with the California Native Plant Society March 10 · 7:30 – 9:00pm MUSHROOMS AND FUNGI OF THE  SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS Presenter: Florence Nishida What IS a mushroom anyway? Do we have any in Los Angeles? Where can I find some? These are some of the questions […]

It’s Tomatomania Time Again! – March 20-22, 2015, Encino, CA

It’s that time of year again…time to get growing — and eventually eating — all that tomato-y goodness from your own garden. This year’s bi-coastal Tomatomania 2015 may be coming to an area near you. Check out all the info on their web site, Tomatomania.com.   Our own local event, here at Tapia Bros in […]

Video: In the garden…February 22, 2015: Birds, planting a new pomegranate tree and more!

An interesting project to map all the trees in Los Angeles, Juncos and Hummingbirds in the garden and Planting our new, free, pomegranate tree to add some more fruit and productivity to the garden. Links Mentioned in this Podcast: Douglas E. Welch Store Smartphone cases, tote bags, mugs, cards and more! Junco Video Hummingbird Videos […]

Video: In the garden…February 18, 2015: Onion flowers and bees!

The bees are loving the onion flowers on the green onions I am letting go to seed. I hope to be able to gather a bunch of seed when they are mature.   Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to […]

Free Sherman Oaks Tree Giveaway on Valentine’s Day – Plant a little love in your garden!

Just saw notice of this free tree giveaway on Valentine’s Day. Thinking I might chef out their fruit tree offerings for the front yard. I have a space that might actually work for an apple or orange tree. Click for full-sized PDF flyer Read more on this topic: Free Old Oak Tree Computer and Smartphone […]