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Douglas E. Welch

Dazzling Dahlias – 22 in a series – The Dahlia Society of California

Dazzling Dahlias – 21 in a series – Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden By Naomi Slade and Georgianna Lane     The Dahlia Society of California (DSC) is the San Francisco chapter of the American Dahlia Society. It was organized in 1917 under the laws of the California, two years after the American Dahlia […]

Starting Your First Home Garden From Seed via The BGgarden Blog

  In this post I share a few tips on starting your first home garden from seed.  You will find a video and images to get you going! Starting Your First Home Garden From Seed My sister in law sent me a photo of her shopping trip the other day.  The only problem is – […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: A book for garden lovers: Schling’s seeds annual catalogue (1936) – 58 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: A book for garden lovers: Schling’s seeds annual catalogue (1932) – 58 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org For Putting-Greens Consists of only really fine-bladed grasses of a rich deep green color, including a liberal quantity of tne highest grade South German Bent. It is […]

Pomegranate Flowers via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Pomegranate Flowers   Pomegranate Flowers Our young pomegranate tree is putting out a large number of flowers this season. This tree was free… Posted by A Gardener’s Notebook on  Saturday, April 25, 2020 Our young pomegranate tree is putting out a large number of flowers this season. This tree was free […]

Bedroom Seed Starting System from Epic Gardening on Instagram

            View this post on Instagram                   Been getting a few questions about my bedroom seed starting system, so I figured I’d record a quick video! It’s from Gardener’s Supply Company and makes use of capillary action to wick water into a […]

28 Cheap And Clever DIYs For Anyone Who Raises Chickens via BuzzFeed

You’ll rule the roost with these DIY treats and boredom busters. Read 28 Cheap And Clever DIYs For Anyone Who Raises Chickens via BuzzFeed An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Make Gardening Easier With The Help of Chickens! via Farmers’ Almanac Gardening Calendar Your First Garden: How to […]

Echeveria In The Sun Shower Curtains and Bath Mats – Recently Purchased From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

Echeveria In The Sun Shower Curtains and Bath Mats – Recently Purchased From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography Also Available As iPhone cases, throw blankets, duvet covers, pillows, hoodies, tees, and much more! Available exclusively fromDouglasEWelch.com/shop/258 *Redbubble has discounts when purchasing multiple items and also gives 10%-20% discounts on a regular basis. Check back […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 25

DON’T forget that your garden is your own ; there is nothing more depress- ing than a ‘gardener’s garden.’ Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * 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 […]

Design a Potager Garden via Grit

A potager garden, also known as a “kitchen garden,” is historically a French style of gardening that incorporates herbs, fruits, and vegetables with flowers and ornamentals to create a functional, aesthetically pleasing space. Traditionally, these gardens are located right outside the home and intended to be enjoyed on a daily basis. Walk-throughs allow you to […]

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture (1908)

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture; a cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee; bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary (1908) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page […]