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How to Plant, Grow and Care for Dahlias via Midwest Living

A good, general interest story on Dahlias, their care, and propagation. — Douglas     Available in thousands (really) of variations, dahlias bloom well into fall—and with just a little post-frost work, can survive for an encore come spring.   Read How to Plant, Grow and Care for Dahlias via Midwest Living * A portion […]

Get Growing with this FREE Printable Seed-Starting Journal via Garden Therapy

  If you are starting any plants from seed this season, then I have a little something for you! This free printable seed-starting journal is a place to record the details of your planting project such as when you planted your seeds, how many you planted, and an easy way to track your local frost […]

Historical Garden Books: The country-mans new art of planting and graffing (1651) – 22 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: […]

Ye Olde Garden Book: The country-mans new art of planting and graffing (1651) from Douglas E. Welch Design and Photo

Ye Olde Garden Book: The country-mans new art of planting and graffing (1651) Posters, Prints, iPhone Cases, Pillows, Totes, And Much More! Part of my new Vintage Series Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/155 See my entire catalogDouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Poster Features Hang your posters in dorms, bedrooms, offices, studios, or anywhere blank walls aren’t welcome Printed on 185 gsm […]

How to Propagate Succulents via Gardening Gone Wild

Ever wondered how to propagate a certain succulent? For example, lithops (living stones)…is it possible to take cuttings from those thick, molar-shaped leaves? How about ruffled echeverias…can a solitary rosette be made to offset? And stacked crassulas…what do you do when stems are tightly lined with leaves?  Most succulents can be propagated vegetatively—via stem cuttings, pulling apart offsets, or rooting leaves. To the novice, of […]

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 […]

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (0:56)

Making More Basil from A Gardener’s Notebook    Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate Code by starting your shopping at http://welchwrite.com/bookstore Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter […]

Prickly Pear Cuttings show new growth – Potted on May 18, 2016

These prickly pear cuttings I gathered from a neighbor are finally showing some new growth. I am guessing this means they have put down roots and are ready to start growing on in other parts of the garden. I potted these cuttings back on May 18, 2016, which you can see in this video, Container Garden […]

In The Garden…July 15, 2016: Vacation Prep from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (17:11)

In The Garden…July 15, 2016: Vacation Prep from A Gardener’s Notebook  In this episode: Time to clean out the greenhouse before we head out to Sicily for 2.5 weeks Transplant tomatoes in container garden   Music: “Hustle” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our […]

In The Garden…Short: Strawberry Runners from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:28)

In The Garden…Short: Strawberry Runners from A Gardener’s Notebook  In this episode: A quick look at the strawberry runners and how I dealt with a few of them to make new plants.   Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Use our Amazon Affiliate […]