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Abutilon Flowers In the garden this morning via Instagram

#Abutilon Flowers In the garden this morning This recent addition to the front garden seems to like its placement. There are many flowers and a lot of buds, too.    and Follow   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read more on this topic: Vinca in the Sicilian Garden #sicily #italy #garden #vinca #flowers […]

Pomegranate Harvest 2018 via Instagram

Pomegranate Harvest 2018 Some online research says that once you see the skin cracking on a few of the fruit, they are probably all ready to harvest. These seemed to show the classic signs, so down they came. I have been munching the seeds each time I pass them on the counter top.  Our tree […]

Autumn Berries via Instagram

Autumn Berries Columbia, Missouri We don’t get much autumn color here in Los Angeles, so it was a pleasure to experience and photograph some while in Missouri recently.   and Follow Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read more on this topic: Rowan berries/sorba at The Old House on the flanks of Mount […]

Succulent Planter, Sherman Oaks, California via Instagram

How do you use succulents in your garden? Leave a comment and tell us how! Succulent Planter, Sherman Oaks, California 10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando Valley. One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open […]

Golden Autumn Leaves via Instagram

Golden Autumn Leaves Columbia, Missouri We don’t get much autumn color here in Los Angeles, so it was a pleasure to experience and photograph some while in Missouri recently.   and Follow Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read more on this topic: Autumn Oak Leaves 2, Columbia, Missouri via Instagram “When Autumn […]

Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California via Instagram

How do you save water in your garden? Leave a comment and tell us how! Local Waterwise Garden, Sherman Oaks, California One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando Valley.  See all […]

How To Create And Maintain Trails In Your Woods via Cold Climate Gardening

I wish I had seen this guide when I was growing up back in Ohio. There were several farmers who took the time to create motorcycle and snowmobile trails in their woodlots and I am sure a lot of these tips would have come in quite handy. Not sure I’ll have the ability to put this […]

Proud waterwise garden owner shows off her garden via Instagram

Proud waterwise garden owner shows off her garden Sherman Oaks, California One of the local gardens on the Sherman Oaks NC garden tour 2018.  10 homeowners open their gardens and offer advice and information on water wise gardens for the San Fernando Valley.  See all 93 Photos from this tour Don’t miss a single post! […]

Autumn Oak Leaves 2, Columbia, Missouri via Instagram

Autumn Oak Leaves 2, Columbia, Missouri We don’t get much autumn color here in Los Angeles, so it was a pleasure to experience and photograph some while in Missouri recently.   and Follow   Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Read more on this topic: Oak Leaves in Autumn Products from Douglas E. […]

Historical Garden Books: The Floral magazine (1870) – 24 in a Series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of  Historical Garden Books: […]