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Noted: Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas

I have previously written (and created videos) on my own use of ad-hoc olla (like wine bottles) in my garden. Here is a bit more information from Kitchen Plot) — Douglas Read Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas via kitchen plot An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Propagating […]

Noted: 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners

You might have more edibles in your garden than you think — and pretty one’s at that. Check out this list of edible flowers you might find in your own garden or, certainly, at your local nursery. — Douglas Read 8 Edible Flowers to Brighten Your Garden—& Dinners via Food52 An interesting link found among […]

Noted: Propagating plants from cuttings

We can always use more plants and FREE plants at that! Check out these techniques for making more plants all the time — Douglas   Read Propagating plants from cuttings via Sunset Magazine An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: DIY on a Budget: $30 Mini Concrete Planters […]

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: […]

Noted: The Netherlands to Produce Two Billion Tulips in 2017

Just where do all of your spring tulips come from? — Douglas   Read The Netherlands to Produce Two Billion Tulips in 2017 via Urban Gardens» Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Field Guide: Smoke Bush by Kendra Wilsonvia […]

On YouTube: Gardeners’ World 2017 – Episode 1 (HD)

I make time to watch Gardeners’ Word from the BBC any time I get the chance. They just started their 50th Season this week. One great segment they’ve added for this season is an interview with a major influence in gardening each episode. Garderners’ World is my brief respite from the “real world” each week. […]

Noted: A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK

I am always looking for new places to visit the next time I’m in the UK. This is another addition to the list! — Douglas     Read A Plant-Lover’s Guide to the 5 Best Greenhouses in the UK via Food52 An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: […]

Noted: Gardening 101: Leucadendrons: Gardenista

A lovely family of plants worth knowing more about — Douglas   Read Gardening 101: Leucadendrons: Gardenista via Gardenista An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Noted: Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: Gardenista Noted: Field Guide: Smoke Bush by Kendra Wilsonvia via Gardenista Noted: Shopper’s Diary: […]

Noted: Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: Gardenista

I compost here in my garden, but I am always looking for additional tips and hints on how to improve the soil I already have. Check out this great article from Gardenista for more information on how to build your own garden’s soil. — Douglas   Read Dirty Secrets: 10 Ways to Improve Garden Soil: […]

On YouTube: Winter Interests in the Landscape

Watch YouTube: Winter Interests in the Landscape I liked this video and think you might find it interesting, too! Read more on this topic: Garden Videos from Douglas’ YouTube Channel Video: In the garden…November 28, 2013: Desert Landscape, Coachella Valley Winter Rose, Palm Springs, CA [Photo] Brighten your fall and winter with these Camellia products […]