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A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a series – Progress? A Little!

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 2 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch As I had hoped — but hadn’t really expected — writing the first piece in this new series actually got me motivated to do something in the garden. Who would have “thunk” it?! One point that helped to get me moving was […]

Repotting the coleus via My Instagram

Repotting the coleus A bit of transplanting in the garden yesterday.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about coleus † * 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 […]

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden via My Instagram

Tasty Strawberry from the container garden We beat the squirrels to this one! Yum! Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about growing strawberries with these book † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. […]

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a series

A Gardener’s Notebook: The Guilty Gardener  – 1 in a seriesDouglas E. Welch It has taken me a long time to write the piece. Frankly, I am embarrassed and don’t really want to share that embarrassment publically. Still, I think it is important to do so and perhaps, just maybe, you can help me get […]

View from the garden today via My Instagram

View from the garden today Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List    and Follow Read more on this topic: Gazania via My Instagram Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram A Splash Of Purple via My Instagram Shining Brightly via My Instagram Redbud in the neighborhood via My Instagram

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden I planted these shrubs back in November 2016 and now they are flowering fully for the first time. The flowers change from purple to lavender to white over the course of a few days.  Previous Videos on Brunfelsia Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow […]

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) via My Instagram

Lady Banks’ Rose (Rosa banksiae) Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about roses 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 […]

Pink Geranium via My Instagram

Pink Geranium We have had this geranium in a hanging pot for 23 years now. It was a housewarming present.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about geraniums with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books […]

In the garden…March 17, 2018: Planting Pumpkins? from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:34)

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook From leftover pumpkin to new pumpkin plants. One more getting something from nothing in the garden. Music: Carefree by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more about pumpkins and squash with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

Strawberries via My instagram

Strawberries Strawberries are quickly ripening in the container garden.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Read more on this topic: Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 via Instagram In The Garden…March 2, 2016 from A Gardener’s Notebook – Container Refurb, Strawberries, Garlic and more! [Video] (4 min) Strawberries growing in the container garden […]