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Video: Liquidambar styraciflua seed pods open over course of 4 days – Dog Days of Podcasting 2014 – 24/30

Part of the Dog Days of Podcasting… A quick view of liquidambar styraciflua seed pods opening and releasing their seeds over the course of 4 days. I plan on doing an actual timelpase of this process in the near future, too. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle […]

Video: In the garden…August 21, 2014: Checking out the potting bench and the back garden – Dog Days of Podcasting 2014 – 22/30

Part of the Dog Days of Podcasting… Checking on on the potting bench today and a short view of the back garden after tree trimming Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch […]

Flowering Now: Hibiscus

Hibiscus in the neighborhood Walking back home after dropping off our car at the repair shop for some maintenance, I spotted this hibiscus. I loved the way it sort of quivered in the light breeze, so I shot a short (9 sec) video to use here along with with an animated gif. Something a little […]

In the garden…August 13, 2014: Colors, textures and movements of the garden

Today’s In the Garden… video js an an exploration of the colors, textures and movements of the garden over a lovely soundtrack by composer Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Kevin has recently been hired by YouTube to create more music for the recently added YouTube Audio Library. All the music is free to use (and monetize) on […]

Video: In the garden short…August 5, 2014: Starting another strawberry runner propagation

The strawberry runner we potted up on July 31, 2014 is already growing on its own, so I moved it to the potting bench and started the same process with another runner today. I hope to create at least 4 plants to start filling in one of our newly retrofitted garden beds.   Check out […]

Video: In the garden…July 31, 2014: Basil, lemons and strawberries

We check in on the basil cuttings, our lemon tree and the strawberry pot.  Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube […]

Video: First Impressions of the Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor

I take a look at the new Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor which I received for free as part of a Klout Perk a few weeks ago. I’ve had it in the garden, monitoring an avocado seedling and gather data on water, fertilizer, sunlight and temperature using the iOS app on […]

Video: Strawberry Runner: A Sunday Garden Short 2 from A Gardener’s Notebook

All sorts of strawberry-related items, including children’s books, plants, seeds and more on Amazon.com Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube […]

Video: Agapanthus Transplant and weeding: A Sunday Garden Short 1 from A Gardener’s Notebook

Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your likes […]

Video: In the garden…July 17, 2014: Sweet potatoes run amuck, containers revive and cuttings grow

I check in on our sweet potatoes which are so vigorous the neighbors are beginning to notice, watch as the container garden rejuvenates and check in on the basil cuttings we potted up last week. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a […]