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Garden Leaves: Tomato – 8 in a series

When anyone thinks about tomatoes, they typically only think about the wonderful fruit we all love to eat. In reality, though, it is only through the long hard work of the tomato leaves that we gain anything at all. Without their vigorous growth, our tomatoes would be small, tasteless little things that wouldn’t appeal to […]

Sicilian Olives via Instagram [Photo]

Sicilian Olives #sicily #italy #olive #garden #tree #fruit #grow #nature #travel via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Learn more about olives in these books from Amazon.com Learn more about Sicily in these travel guides     Read more on this topic: Olives in the Sicilian Family’s Garden via Instagram [Photo] Persimmon in the Sicilian Garden […]

Squash blossom via Instagram [Photo]

Squash blossom #squash #zucchini #food #garden #grow #nature #sicily #italy #travel via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Learn more about growing, cooking and eating squash in these books from Amazon.com     Read more on this topic: We’ve been eating fresh green beans from the garden like these – along with tomatoes and more – […]

More tomatoes from the Sicilian Garden #tomato #garden #sicily #italy #gardenersnotebook #nature #food #grow via Instagram [Photo]

More tomatoes from the Sicilian Garden #tomato #garden #sicily #italy #gardenersnotebook #nature #food #grow via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Find out more about tomatoes with these books from Amazon.com     Read more on this topic: Tomatoes ripen in the morning sun / Pomodori maturano al sole del mattino #tomato #garden #sun #sole #nature […]

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 […]

Peppers Totes, Cases and Much More from Douglas E. Welch via Instagram [Photo]

Peppers Totes, Cases and Much More at http://ift.tt/1hfrEWq #garden #gardenersnotebook #food #vegetables #colorful #technology #home #products via Instagram Follow me on Instagram Read more on this topic: 20% Off all my products today including these “Honeybee At Her Springtime Work” totes and more! Exclusively from Douglas E. Welch via Instagram [Photo] 20% Off All My […]

Spinach Seedlings Almost Ready to Pot On

Checking in the greenhouse today, I see that these spinach seedlings are coming on nicely and should be ready to pot on in just a few days. These are destined for both the container garden and the vegetable put in the ground eventually. You can also see some basil seedlings in the background that are […]

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds

Garden Decor: A Collection of Raised Beds Raised beds can help reinvigorate (or even create) a garden out of nothing, but I know that many of us don’t have the wherewithal to create custom-built beds. Sometimes it isn’t a bad idea to look to the many companies that have designed raised bed systems of all […]

A Bee-Friendly Garden Can Be a Happy, Productive and Beautiful Garden for All [Book]

The Bee-Friendly Garden Design an abundant, flower-filled yard that nurtures bees and supports biodiversity by Kate Frey and Gretchen LeBuhn The publisher provided a free review copy of this book, but the opinions here are my own. Bees — all sorts of bees — are much in the news these days and not just in […]

Tomatomania 2016 Dates Announced!

Tomatomania announced their 2016 dates and it promises to be just as amazing as previous years. Our local event here in the San Fernando Valley will be March 18-20 at Tapia Bros Farm Stand in the Sepulvedaa Basin once again. I usually make a point of stopping by at least once during the weekend to […]