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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 […]

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 […]

A Timelapse Treat in the Garden via HalloweenTreat on Tumblr

http://halloweentreat.tumblr.com/post/158601427395/my-2016-pumpkin-patch-in-three-seconds Read more on this topic: Photo: Mushroom Timelapse via Tumblr Garden Decor: Moss Buddha via Tumblr Noted: Charming Garden Gate via Gorgeous Flowers Garden & Love on Tumblr Noted: Lovely Kitchen Garden via Garden Gallery Elsewhere: Teapot Garden Fountain/Waterfall

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 […]

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 […]

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** […]