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Photo: Get these “Lavender Fields” photo products and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK #flower #flowerstagram #nature #naturelover #products #buy #lavender #plant #garden via Instagram

Get these “Lavender Fields” photo products and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK #flower #flowerstagram #nature #naturelover #products #buy #lavender #plant #garden via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: Photo: Buy this lavender drawstring bag and more from http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – also on totes, mugs, notebooks and more! via Instagram Photo: Get this lovely ice […]

Photo: Lavender 2015 from The Gardens at Merritt Lake, Oakland, California

Taken at The Gardens at Merritt Lake, Oakland, California during our trip there in April 2015. See the entire album from this trip in this Flickr album  Original Photo Via Instagram — Follow me on Instagram Buy this photo on a variety of products directly from RedBubble  Lavender 2015 – For sale as Stickers, iPhone Cases […]

Video: In the garden…May 24, 2015: Planting hop rhizomes

In the garden…May 24, 2015: Planting hop rhizomes  Our friends at our neighborhood microbrewery happened to have a few hop rhizomes that they were going to try planting themselves. Since they knew I did A Gardener’s Notebook, they offered up 2 to me. I wanted to get them in the ground right away, so walked […]

Garden Alphabet: Basil

Basil Few things are as important in western cooking a basil. With a Sicilian-American wife to feed — and as an Italian food lover myself — we are always struggling to keep enough fresh basil growing to meet all of out culinary needs. I had pretty good success with basil over the last year, but […]

Video: In the garden…September 5, 2014: Basil back in the garden and containers

Our basil cuttings are ready to add to one of my retrofitted raised beds and also into one of the containers, as a backup. 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 […]

Event: Veggiepalooza at Fullerton Arboretum – September 13 & 14, 2014

  Fullerton Arboretum to Host Fall Veggiepalooza Seedling Sale September 13thand 14th, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Members Only Presale September 13th 8:30 – 10:00 AM The potting Shed will offer over 150 varieties of vegetable plants, herbs and seeds for the fall and winter garden. Learn how to grow fall and winter vegetables […]

Photo: Mulberry Creek Herb Farm, Ohio 2013

Mulberry Creek Herb Farm, Huron, Ohio Visited on our travels back to our home state last year. Read more on this topic: Photo: My Sister’s Ohio Garden Photo: Panorama of Grounds of Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio Photo: Ohio Hydrangeas Photo: A lovely garden seat | Schoepfle Garden – Birmingham, Ohio Photo: Hostas along the […]

Garden Alphabet: Lavender (Lavendula)

Garden Alphabet: Lavender (Lavendula) A closeup of a lavender harvest from my own garden. Lavender seems to do very well here in our Mediterranean climate, if we can get it enough sun, It deals well with our hot and dry summers and never fails to impress with its smell. I love the purple flowers too, and […]

Video: In the garden…Prepping and Storing Dried Herbs

Today I package up the herbs (peppermint, oregano and lemon thyme) I set up to dry in a previous episode. (See this earlier episode – In the garden…October 4, 2013: Harvesting herbs and radishes) Rains are coming and I wanted to get them set aside before they absorbed moisture again Check out what was happening […]

My Favorite Garden Things for April 2013 – 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 Garden / Japanese garden decoration Garden / Permaculture Ideas..Trellises for Peas and Beans Garden / Growing potatoes organically: when and how to plant, hill and harvest — A Way to Garden […]