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Video: Strawberry Runner: A Sunday Garden Short 2 from A Gardener’s Notebook

All sorts of strawberry-related items, including children’s books, plants, seeds and more on Amazon.com 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 read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube […]

Interesting Plant: Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia)

Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia) As a transplant from Ohio in midwestern/eastern America, cactus were very alien to me when I first moved to California. I simply hadn’t had any exposure to them. That said, I have developed an affinity for them over the years, whether in the dramatic saguaro of Arizona or our own native Opuntia […]

Garden Inventory: Common Fig (Ficus carica)

Garden Inventory is a series where I begin an inventory of all the plants and trees in my garden. Along with some of my own pictures, I will link to various sources of information about each plant and tree so we can learn a little more together. As part of the Dog Days of Podcasting, and in […]

Noted: If You Have Room for Only One Fruit Tree … via Houzz

If You Have Room for Only One Fruit Tree … via Houzz Other by Azusa Garden & Landscape Supplies Monrovia Few things that you can do in the garden are more satisfying than growing your own fruit. But what if your space or time is limited? Based on my personal taste, and with a mild-climate […]

Summer in the Garden: Gewurztraminer Wines

I am always keeping a eye out for decent products for my own garden — even if they are just for my wish list. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be highlighting a series of products that might fit in my garden — or yours! — Douglas Gewurztraminer wines Sure, I like […]

Interesting Plant: Espalier Fruit Trees

Espalier Fruit Trees Today’s entry to more about a style of plants, rather than an individual plant. espalier fruit trees have been a part of gardening since and have always fascinated me. They are a bit of work to maintain, but fit in so well with certain aspects of gardens — like walls and fences. […]

42 of My Favorite Garden Things for March 2014 — Shared Links from Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Get new shared links as I find them via my social media feeds:      Garden / Introducing the Gardenwatch assistants for 2014 Garden / Magnolias .. Spring in the Bay […]

Video: In the garden…March 16, 2014: Potatoes and chives and onions and flowers

Potatoes are going crazy, our 2 weeks of Spring is probably over and chives are flowering Check out what was happening in the garden a year ago: “Container Garden Update 19 – A failed container, worm castings and some new basil” Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle […]

Photo: Tomatoes on the vine in HDR

Tomatoes on the vine in HDR from Google+ Auto Awesome Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Tomatoes in HDR Photo: Grape tomatoes still coming on Video: In the garden…May 9, 2013: Checking in on tomatoes, zucchini and everything else The garden in HDR Photo: Tomatoes in February?!?!

Photo: Strawberries #garden via Instagram

Photo posted via Instagram Previously in my Instagram Photos… Read more on this topic: Photo: Strawberry Flower #garden #plant via Instagram Photo: Daffodils 2014 – just noticed the first blooms of the season #daffodil #flower #garden via Instagram Photo: Camellia from A Gardener’s Notebook via Instagram Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Photo: Acanthus in the […]