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Perfect Cauliflower at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market via My Instagram

Perfect Cauliflower at Sherman Oaks Farmers Market Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about vegetable gardening † * 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! † Books available at the LA Public Library Read more […]

Historical Garden Books: Gardening a la Mode: Vegetables by Mrs. De Salis – 1 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley – March 16-18, 2018 – Tapia Bros.

March 16-18, 2018 Tapia Brothers Farm Stand5251 Hayvenhurst Ave, Encino, CA 914369am – 5pm all three days (818) 905-6155 It’s the Whopper. The Big Kahuna, The T-Rex of tomato sales! One of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand again hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll […]

Tomatoes in March?! via My Instagram

Tomatoes in March?! Spotted in a friend’s garden this week. It’s not even Spring yet, but growing in Southern California is weird.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about growing tomatoes with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** […]

Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas for Wire Cloches via Gardenista

I have been looking at something like this to protect our strawberries from various prowling animals like squirrels and such. This article provides links to a host of different cloches for almost any need. — Douglas   In autumn hungry squirrels get serious. You need a strategy to protect cool-weather edibles and other plants from […]

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 […]