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Flowering Now: Sunflowers (Helianthus)

Flowering Now: Sunflowers (Helianthus) Flowering today (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)  in the neighborhood. I love sunflowers, but I don’t have enough open space in the sun to get a huge show like our neighbor. At least I can enjoy these during my neighborhood walks, though. Photo: Douglas E. Welch, A Gardener’s Notebook Via Instagram Helianthus or sunflowers (from […]

Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 via Instagram

Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 Strawberries in the container garden this evening.  Follow 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: These tomatoes, from our family’s Sicilian garden, […]

Small garlic harvest from container garden via Instagram

Small garlic harvest from container garden The container garden yielded up these garlic heads today. It is so neat to plant 1 clove and harvest much more. Cheap and easy. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

One Perfect Tomato via Instagram

One Perfect Tomato A rather nice looking tomato 🍅 from the container garden.  Follow 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: Tomatoes ripen in the morning […]

Tomatoes from the container garden

Tomatoes from the container garden See more garden photos and videos on A Gardener’s Notebook at DouglasEWelch.com Follow 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: Blackberries […]

Blackberries soon

Blackberries soon What’s your favorite fruit? Do you grow your own?  The blackberry plants at the nursery were fruiting in their pots. They need to get in the ground to continue their growth.  Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these […]

Olive Trees In Bloom

Olive Trees In Bloom What food is growing in your garden?  Follow 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: Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree) […]

On YouTube: Protect Your Garden Greens & Plants from Rabbits: Thrift Store Shopping! from Gary Pilarchik

A great way to protect your plants while recycling/re-using. We are looking for something similar to this as the netting we used gets tangled in everything and makes it difficult to weed the beds when needed. For us, we don’t have rabbits in our garden here but rather squirrels, skunks, opossum and raccoons.  While the […]

10 best gardening books via The Independent

Another great set of books to start working through. I see at least 5 that I will be requesting from the library immediately, if possible. I highly recommend you check out your own local library, too! — Douglas No matter what plants you want to grow, or style of garden you want to maintain, you’ll […]

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 […]