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Tower Garden spotted in Stephens College Cafeteria

It was cool to spot this Tower Garden (2 of them, in fact) in the cafeteria of Stephens College on a recent visit to Columbia, Missouri for the Citizen Jane Film Festival. I have seen a variety of these systems, but this is my first experience with Tower Garden specifically. I did a little research […]

Garden Alphabet #89: T is for…Tomato

Garden Alphabet #89: Tomato Tomato “The tomato is the edible, often red fruit of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant. Both the species and its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread around the world following the Spanish colonization of the Americas. Its many varieties are now widely grown, sometimes in greenhouses in cooler climates.  The tomato is consumed […]

Small garlic harvest from container garden via Instagram

Small garlic harvest from container garden The container garden yielded up these garlic heads today. It is so neat to plant 1 clove and harvest much more. Cheap and easy. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

One Perfect Tomato via Instagram

One Perfect Tomato A rather nice looking tomato 🍅 from the container garden.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Read more on this topic: Tomatoes from the container garden […]

Tomatoes from the container garden

Tomatoes from the container garden See more garden photos and videos on A Gardener’s Notebook at DouglasEWelch.com Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Read more on this topic: Blackberries […]

10 best gardening books via The Independent

Another great set of books to start working through. I see at least 5 that I will be requesting from the library immediately, if possible. I highly recommend you check out your own local library, too! — Douglas No matter what plants you want to grow, or style of garden you want to maintain, you’ll […]

A Timelapse Treat in the Garden via HalloweenTreat on Tumblr

http://halloweentreat.tumblr.com/post/158601427395/my-2016-pumpkin-patch-in-three-seconds Read more on this topic: Photo: Mushroom Timelapse via Tumblr Garden Decor: Moss Buddha via Tumblr Noted: Charming Garden Gate via Gorgeous Flowers Garden & Love on Tumblr Noted: Lovely Kitchen Garden via Garden Gallery Elsewhere: Teapot Garden Fountain/Waterfall

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 – […]