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Video: In the garden…September 11, 2013: Roses, sweet potatoes and our missing seedlings

** The sweet potatoes and roses are doing fine, but what has happened to all our new seedings? Heat, raccoons, squirrels and more! 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 […]

Video: In the garden…August 28, 2013: On the iPhone and in the garden with beans and carrots

Recording with the iPhone today, as part of a demo for the Dog Days of Podcasting 30 Day Challenge. I wanted to show how you can use it as your video recorder if you don’t have anything else. We check in on the beans, carrots and green onions we planted in the newly raised bed […]

Video: In the garden…August 21, 2013: Grass where I don’t want it, flowers where I do and checking in

Our new, upgraded watering system is helping out a lot with more blooms and healthy plants, but grass springs up from the beds once it gets a little moisture. Weeding will have to get more regular after this. I check in on some other recent and new additions to the back garden, too. Part of […]

Video: In the garden…August 17, 2013: Planting carrots, cauliflower, green onions and beans

Now that the side bed has been turned into a raised bed, it’s time to plant. Today I put in short rows of green onions, Parisian Carrots. Cauliflower and beans. Part of the “Dog Days of Podcasting” 30 Day Challenge – http://dogdaysofpodcasting.com Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like […]

In the garden today…Hibiscus and a Perfect Red Rose

Read more on this topic: Hibiscus and Garden Harvest “Everlapse” photo shows – Add your Hibiscus photos and share Wordless Wednesday: Red Rose Garden Alphabet: Kniphofia “Red Hot Poker” Photo: Yellow Hibiscus via Instagram Garden Alphabet: Hibiscus (Malvaceae)

Video: In the garden…August 9, 2013: More irrigation upgrades, timers and soakers

Time to refurbish some older, non-functional soaker hoses and add another electronic timer to get the water flowing again. Part of the “Dog Days of Podcasting” 30 Day Challenge – http://dogdaysofpodcasting.com Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your likes […]

Video: In the garden…July 31, 2013: Raising the garden bed and transplanting some dayflower

I add soil to the garden bed to start its transition to a raised bed and transplant some dayflower into a troublesome part of the garden. Part of the “Dog Days of Podcasting” 30 Day Challenge – http://dogdaysofpodcasting.com Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video and/or […]

Video: In the garden…July 25, 2013: Onion Harvest

We harvest our onions in this video. I meant to include this in the previous video, but it was getting a bit long, so I broke it up into two separate “In the garden…” episodes. Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my […]

Video: In the garden…July 21, 2013: Onion and Sweet Potato Harvest

Back in the garden after our Ohio vacation visiting family and touring colleges, we harvest our onions and sweet potatoes and learn how to have a better crop next time. Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your likes […]

Photo: Onion and Sweet Potato Harvest Today

I’ll have a complete “In the garden…” video out a little later this evening, but here are 2 photos of our onion and sweet potato harvest today. About 10 of small onions went into a pot of our family-recipe pasta sauce, which is bubbling away on the stove as I type. I am going to […]