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Three Simple Steps for Planting a Chaos Garden via EcoWatch

I am in just such a situation — tons of old seeds lying about — and I think I am going to try this out. This type of lazy gardening is just about my speed. (LAUGH) — Douglas   Most gardeners accumulate a cornucopia of partially used seed packets. After all, who’s going to plant […]

Design a Potager Garden via Grit

A potager garden, also known as a “kitchen garden,” is historically a French style of gardening that incorporates herbs, fruits, and vegetables with flowers and ornamentals to create a functional, aesthetically pleasing space. Traditionally, these gardens are located right outside the home and intended to be enjoyed on a daily basis. Walk-throughs allow you to […]

Planting basil cuttings via TikTok

@douglaswelch Planting basil cuttings between the raindrops ##garden ##gardening ##nature ##outdoors ##food ♬ original sound – douglaswelch Read more on this topic: Photos: Propagation Project: Rosemary Cuttings Photo: Brunfelsia and Clytostoma cuttings on kitchen windowsill In The Garden…April 21, 2016: Seedings go into their pots – Spinach, Greens and Basil [Video] Video: In the garden…July […]

Lavender via Instagram

What is your favorite scent or herb? Leave a comment and share! Lavender We have quite a bit of lavender here in the garden. My wife loves it both for its look and its lovely scent and it grows well in the Mediterranean climate here in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles.  I haven’t purchased […]

Sage shining in the sun via Instagram

Sage shining in the sun Sherman Oaks Garden Tour 2018  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about drought tolerant gardens with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from […]

Garden Decor: Antique Doorknob Flower and Herb Drying Display

I love these antique doorknobs and doorplates repurposed in this way. I think you could use it in any number of ways depending on how sturdily you mounted it to the wall.   This photo has become disassociated from its original source, though. If you have any idea where it came from, let me know. […]

Sage Flowers via My Instagram

Sage Flowers Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about sages/salvias with these books ††† * 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 more on […]

Lavender in the neighborhood via Instagram

Lavender in the neighborhood Lavender blooms year round here in Los Angeles. The temperatures have been summer-like here recently and the heat makes the scent almost overpowering as you walk by.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about Lavender with these books † * A portion of each […]

Bee on Rosemary Time Lapse from Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California [Video] (0:30)

Bees feed on rosemary flowers at Arlington Garden, Pasadena, California. Music: “The Forest and The Trees” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License    Used in the creation of this video * 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 […]

Rosemary Flowers

Rosemary Flowers Lovely blue flowers shine out from this prostrate rosemary bush.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Read more on this topic: Purple Hibiscus Succulent flowers Purple Explosion [Photo] Pink Camellia Blossom Flower with Raindrops