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Video: Sweet Potato Rootlings – A Gardener’s Notebook Minute

Checking in on the sweet potato rootlings which are just about ready for delivery to a neighbor. 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 all past episodes of “In the garden…” […]

Video: In the garden…July 9, 2014: Potting up the New Basil Cuttings

Potting up the new basil cuttings I showed off last week.   Check out what was happening in the garden a year ago: “Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio” and “My sister’s Ohio garden” 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, […]

Photo: Brunfelsia and Clytostoma cuttings on kitchen windowsill

My propagation projection continues. Based on the success of the basil in this week’s In the Garden video, I grabbed some brunfelsia and clytostoma cuttings to see i they might take root, as well. One benefit of having them here in the kitchen is that they are “in your face” and can be given constant […]

Video: In the garden…July 3, 2014: Basil Cuttings and Propagation

Showing off some successful basil cuttings and hoping for more Check out what was happening in the garden a year ago: “Naturally Country in Norwalk, Ohio” and “My sister’s Ohio garden” 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, […]

Neighborhood Seed Gathering – August 13, 2013

As I have mentioned in the Container Garden Update and In the garden… video series, I have been making a point of finding seeds on my regular neighborhood walks. Last night, I found these seeds available. Liquidambar Buckwheat Passiflora Mimosa Here is a photo to show off each one. The liquidambar seems to hold a […]

Video: Container Garden Update 35: Planting gathered grass seeds, tree seeds and repotting a pine seedling

I plant grass seeds and tree seeds gathered from the neighborhood and pot up my pine seedling into a larger pot so it can grow freely for the next several years. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 35” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Container Garden Update 33: Cleaning up the potting bench before vacation

It’s time to clean up the potting bench before we head out on a short vacation. I retire some failed cuttings and seedlings and pot on some of the successful rooting experiments so the “garden sitter” has a little less to do. Parsley and lettuce are left to go to seed in an experiment in […]

Video: Container Garden Update 31: Lettuce and lavender…and geraniums,too

This frugal lettuce is working, but the high heat is also causing others to bolt. I take cuttings from our 17-year-old geranium and also some lavender in hopes of making more. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 31” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Video: Container Garden Update 30: Pots on the bench are sprouting and growing!

Checking in on the potting bench today. Geraniums and lantana are starting to sprout. Jacaranda trees are continuing to grow and the oregano is sprouting.. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 30” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel […]

Video: Container Garden Update 29: At the potting bench with palm and locust

I spend some time at the potting bench today, checking on those things we planted previously and adding a few more, including a palm seed found in the neighborhood and a locust seedling from my own garden. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Garden Update 29” on YouTube  Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for […]