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A Gardener’s Notebook Partners with Monrovia Again to “Splurge On Spring!” – 1 in a series – #GrowBeautifully #MonroviaPlants

Just like last year, Monrovia has reached out to  A Gardener’s Notebook to participate in their Splurge On Spring campaign. See what I planted last Spring in this video. Monrovia offered me some credit at my local garden center (Find A Local Garden Center Here)  to select 2-3 plants from 3 different plant groups: Edibles […]

Liked: Using Pine Needles As Mulch For Vegetables – Garden Tip [Video]

Using Pine Needles As Mulch For Vegetables – Garden Tip Joey shows and explains why you can Use Pine Needles As Mulch For Vegetables Garden Tip Read more on this topic: Photo: Rain on pine needles #garden #pine #tree #needles #outdoors #rain #beauty #beautiful #nature #naturelover #raindrops via Instagram Video: Garden Tip – Put the […]

Garden Decor: Twig Trellises at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California

Twig Trellises at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, California During our visit to nearby Descanso Gardens on President’s Day, I came across these wonderful twig trellises in their kitchen and learning garden. This area was filled with fruit trees, vegetables, berries and more. The entrances were framed with these tall trellises built from gathered, down, […]

Garden Decor: Chalkboard Pots for the Garden

Garden Decor: Chalkboard Pots for the Garden I know, chalkboard painted items are a bit cliche these days, but they can be very practical, too. Here are a collection of chalkboard pained flower pots for your garden that shows everyone what you are growing.   …or make your own chalkboard containers…   Previously in Garden Decor: Bring the […]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) [Video]

Spur of the Moment Periscope Live Stream from A Gardener’s Notebook (23 mins) In this episode: Intro Showing all the plants I have made through cuttings, seeds and gifts from friends. Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/buy Help support us by using our Amazon affiliate code and bookstore – Start here Buy my garden […]

Garden Decor: Plant Nanny 6051 4 Count Wine Bottle Stake Set [Decor]

Plant Nanny 6051 4 Count Wine Bottle Stake Set This takes my practice of using recycled wine bottles to water my containers to another level — and nicer looking too. I would imagine the water flow would be even slower over time, too. Some of my videos on using wine bottles in the garden   […]

Video: Tip: A fix to extend the life of a soaker hose from A Gardener’s Notebook

Tip: A fix to extend the life of a soaker hose from A Gardener’s Notebook   ** A Variety of Leak Seal Tapes Available from Amazon Music: “Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License Buy my garden photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Twitter Like A […]

Garden Decor: Stump and Plank Garden Bench

I discovered this stump and plank garden bench idea on Pinterest from HomeEsthetics.net and it linked over to the complete article, 27 Extremely Useful and Creative DIY Furniture Projects That Will Discreetly Transform Your Decor. There are a bunch of good ideas in that article, but this one caught my eye. I wonder if sitting on […]

Garden Decor: Garden Window and other great ideas from House and Garden UK

Discover more winder ideas and photos in this article from House and Garden UK The Secret Garden When the owners of this Cotswolds house bought it, it was a bland Twenties reconstruction of a seventeenth-century house that had burnt down. They and their architect set about rebuilding it, reconnecting it with its gardens and wider […]

Interesting Plant: Deer Grass (Muhlenbergia rigens) via BeWaterWise.com

Deer Grass (Muhlenbergia rigens) via BeWaterWise.com A few months ago I was invited down the office of the Metropolitan Water District to meet a number of people involved in their BeWaterWise.com project to help reduce water usage in California. As part of their efforts, they focus on providing plant alternatives to water hungry lawns. Over […]