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Start A New Beekeeping/Garden Journal these “Bees Take A Drink” Hardcover Journals and Much More!

Start A New Beekeeping/Garden Journal these “Bees Take A Drink” Hardcover Journals and Much More! Also available on Tees, iPhone Cases, Cards and Much More! Directly from my Instagram Photos Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/129 See my entire catalogDouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Hardcover Journal Features 128 pages 90gsm paper stock Hardback cover Available in a selection of ruled, graph or […]

Historical Garden Books: The hive and the honey-bee by H.D. Richardson (1849) – 9 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 Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Bees To Water – A Minute In The Garden 65 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook The 100 degree temps these last few days has turned the bird batch into a bee waterer. I have never seen these many bees here all at the same time. I love that these bees were so docile I could site right among them […]

Bees on Aeonium Flowers – A Minute In The Garden 63 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook Bees cover our neighbor’s aeonium flowers this morning and for the last several days Music: Finding the Balance by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more about bees with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

California Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica ) — A Minute in the Garden 61 from A Gardener’s Notebook

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook After a long absence, the scrub jays have returned to the garden. Now I need to get more peanuts for the feeder. They love them so much and are so entertaining to watch as they choose just the right one to take off and […]

Worker Bee 🐝 via Instagram

Worker Bee 🐝  Spotted today, among many other bees and butterflies, at the nursery.  Join the conversation on 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: […]

One Board Birdhouse via Instructables

I have another One Board Birdhouse project (see Project: One Board Birdhouse), but you can’t really have too many. I like this project because it plans for the need to clean out the bird house each season which many people neglect, but it is very important for the health of your garden birds. — Douglas […]

Bee on Aeonium Flowers

Bee on Aeonium Flowers The neighbor’s Aeonium flowers are in full bloom and yesterday, as I walked by, they were covered in honeybees. So much so It was difficult to take a picture without a honeybee somewhere in the frame. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Learn more about gardening in these books from Amazon.com […]

Noted: Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt

Create some new homes for the birds in your garden with these plans and information — Douglas   Read Free Nesting Box Plans for Wild Birds – Empress of Dirt via Empress of Dirt An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Building a Native Bee Box Noted: Dirty Secrets: […]

Winter Hummingbird – A Minute in the Garden 52 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A hummingbird feeds at one of our window feeders. Music: “Chill Float” by Frank Nora from the FreePD Music Library (http://freepd.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about hummingbirds in these books from […]