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Garden Alphabet #89: T is for…Tomato

Garden Alphabet #89: Tomato Tomato “The tomato is the edible, often red fruit of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. Both the species and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread around the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Its many varieties are now widely grown, sometimes in greenhouses in cooler climates.  The tomato is consumed […]

Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 via Instagram

Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 Strawberries in the container garden this evening.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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: These tomatoes, from our family’s Sicilian garden, […]

Small garlic harvest from container garden via Instagram

Small garlic harvest from container garden The container garden yielded up these garlic heads today. It is so neat to plant 1 clove and harvest much more. Cheap and easy. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

One Perfect Tomato via Instagram

One Perfect Tomato A rather nice looking tomato 🍅 from the container garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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: Tomatoes from the container garden […]

Tomatoes from the container garden

Tomatoes from the container garden See more garden photos and videos on A Gardener’s Notebook at DouglasEWelch.com Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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: Blackberries […]

Finally, a new fence in the garden!

We have wanted to replace the broken-down wooden fence on our north property line almost since we moved in 20 years ago, but for a variety of reasons we were never able to make it happen. This week though a young couple became our new neighbors and a new fence was one of the first […]

Cactus Flowers in the garden

Cactus Flowers in the garden A potted cactus shows off in the garden.   Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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: Tiny cactus flowers […]

Palo Verde Flowers — A Minute in the Garden 60 from A Gardener’s Notebook

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook New trees dress up a remodeled plaza and car park. Natural beauty can be found almost anywhere.  See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist   Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available […]

Pink Azalea

Pink Azalea Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * 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: Tiny cactus flowers in the garden Azaleas Bicolor Azalea White Azaleas in Black and White […]

Our Earth Day Garden Addition – New England Arbors “Athens” Vinyl Arbor $128.24

We have been meaning to get a trellis for the Lady Bank’s Rose in the front garden for a long time, but it wasn’t growing very fast and we concentrated on other, more important tasks. That all changed this Winter and Spring, though. With the large amount of rain we had — along with the […]