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August 2013

Photo: “In the meadow…” – Strongsville, Ohio

Photo from our recent trip back to Ohio. This “meadow” was actually a field at the local park and adjoining school property near our cousins house. It was surround by narrow fencerows that were left quite natural and contained many wild currants and grapes. The natural look of the meadow, though, was enough to get […]

Video: Container Garden Update 36: Container Garden Update 36: Rebuilding, repotting and replanting part of the container garden

I rebuild one of the containers, removing some basil plants into other pots, remixing the soil with worm castings and some organic fertilizer and planting it up with carrots and radish seeds. * See what was happening in the container garden last year at this time: Container Garden Update 3  Can’t see the video above? Watch […]

Subscribed 42:Garden Muse with Cindy Dyer

Subscribed 42: Garden Muse with Cindy Dyer A lovely, regularly updated, collection of garden photography. Always something nice to happen across in my RSS feeds and usually provides more than a few ideas for my “Interesting Plant” series on A Gardener’s Notebook. What are some of your favorite Subscriptions? Share them here in the comments! […]

Video: In the neighborhood…Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia) – A Photo Montage

A photo montage of the Crape Myrtle blooming in the neighborhood this week. For full resolution versions of these photos, visit the blog post on A Gardener’s Notebook. Part of the “Dog Days of Podcasting” 30 Day Challenge – http://dogdaysofpodcasting.com Watch all past episodes of “In the neighborhood…” in this YouTube Playlist Please Like this video […]

Garden Alphabet: Clematis

Garden Alphabet: Clematis Clematis seemed to be blooming everywhere on our recent visit back to our home state of Ohio. They were very popular wrapped around porches, mailboxes and almost any other trellis structure you could find. There was a tremendous amount of variety in the clematis, too. These purple flowers struck my eye, but […]

Garden History: Painting with plants, Miramar, Newport, Rhode Island, 1930

The titles of many of my blog posts are often the first thoughts that pop into my mind when I see a picture or read something online. Painting with Plants was exactly the words I heard in my head as I came across this picture in the Flickr commons. It is hard to believe, in […]

Free Kousa Dogwood Computer and Smartphone Wallpapers for August 2013

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. On your smartphone, click the image to see the full-sized image, tap and hold, then select Save to Camera Roll. You can then attach the wallpapers using your phone’s […]

My Favorite Garden Things for June/July 2013 – Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Garden /  Postcard from Cornwall 3: St Michael’s Mount | The Patient Gardener’s Weblog Garden /  The old ladder Garden /  Lupine Sunrise (Lupinus hartwegii) Garden / Self-watering terracotta […]

Video Rewind: July 2013 – All videos from Douglas E. Welch

Here is a playlist of all the videos I produced in July 2013. You can find all my past videos on my YouTube Channel. If you enjoy a video, please click the Like button or Subscribe to the YouTube Channel. Doing that directly effects how many other people see my videos.       Point […]