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Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces [Book]

Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces I’m a subscriber and regular reader of the Gardenista blog, from where this book originates, so I am a bit surprised I hadn’t heard about it earlier. A quick trip to the web site of my local library and within minutes I had the book on my […]

Noted: Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: Gardenista

I compost here in my garden, but I am always looking for additional tips and hints on how to improve the soil I already have. Check out this great article from Gardenista for more information on how to build your own garden’s soil. — Douglas   Read Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: […]

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 […]