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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** […]

Summer Grapes in Sicily via Instagram [Photo]

Summer Grapes in Sicily #food #fruit #garden #agriculture #sicily #italy #travel #grapes Learn more about growing grapes in these books from Amazon.com * 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: Grapes in […]

One tiny pomegranate from our young tree via Instagram [Photo]

One tiny pomegranate from our young tree #pomegranate #tree #fruit#garden #grow #plants #nature #outdoors Learn more about pomegranate in these books from Amazon.com * 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: Pomegranate growing in the garden today on […]

Prickly Pear Cuttings show new growth – Potted on May 18, 2016

These prickly pear cuttings I gathered from a neighbor are finally showing some new growth. I am guessing this means they have put down roots and are ready to start growing on in other parts of the garden. I potted these cuttings back on May 18, 2016, which you can see in this video, Container Garden […]

The Olive Trees – A Minute in the (Sicilian) Garden 46 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook The olive trees in the Sicilian Family’s garden. These 6 trees produce about 25 gallons of oil each year, IIRC. Music: “Bushwick Tarantella” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my […]

Chestnuts at The Old House on the flanks of Mount Etna via Instagram [Photo]

Chestnuts at The Old House on the flanks of Mount Etna #mountetna #sicily #italy #chestnut #tree #garden #food #nut #travel #plants via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Learn more about chestnuts in these books from Amazon Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides     Read more on this topic: Rowan berries/sorba at The […]