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Video: In the garden…January 4, 2015: Checking on frost damage to sweet potato vines and more

We had at least one night of frost here in the San Fernando Valley and it hit the sweet potato, basil and dayflower hard. See the results. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your […]

Video: In the garden…December 23, 2014: Sweet Potato Harvest

A quick look into the garden during this busy holiday season. Rain has made things perk up quite a bit, though. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes […]

Video: In the garden…Basil galore and more from the potting bench – October 15, 2014

Our transplanted basil cuttings are taking off well and I check in on the potting bench for a quick look at our bauhinia seedlings, lavender cuttings and more. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it […]

Video: The pomegranates next door…from A Gardener’s Notebook

The pomegranates next doorare ready to harvestand hard to resistmight have to beg! Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” in this YouTube Playlist […]

Video: Sweet Potato Rootlings – A Gardener’s Notebook Minute

Checking in on the sweet potato rootlings which are just about ready for delivery to a neighbor. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all past episodes of “In the garden…” […]

Noted: Growing backyard mushrooms, with Michael Judd via A Way to Garden

Growing backyard mushrooms, with Michael Judd via A Way to Garden I’VE CONFESSED BEFORE to a fascination with fungus–as in mushrooms—that sprout unexpectedly in the garden. Perhaps surprising is that I have never intentionally grown any edible mushrooms. Ecological and edible landscape designer Michael Judd, author of “Edible Landscaping With a Permaculture Twist” (win a […]

Video: In the garden…September 19, 2014: Taking more sweet potato cuttings for neighbors

Taking more sweet potato cuttings from our prunings to clear other areas of the front garden and potting them up or rooting them in water so I can give them to our neighbors. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to […]

Event: Veggiepalooza at Fullerton Arboretum – September 13 & 14, 2014

  Fullerton Arboretum to Host Fall Veggiepalooza Seedling Sale September 13thand 14th, 2014 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Members Only Presale September 13th 8:30 – 10:00 AM The potting Shed will offer over 150 varieties of vegetable plants, herbs and seeds for the fall and winter garden. Learn how to grow fall and winter vegetables […]

Video: In the garden…September 3, 2014: Sweet Potato Starts for Everyone!

  Anyone need any sweet potato starts? I have more than I know what to do with. Perhaps give some to the neighbors. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle eBook. (You don’t need a Kindle to read it, though. Read it on your PC, Link: http://j.mp/fagnbook Watch all […]

Nature shows Summer’s End – End of the Day for August 24, 2014

Originally from End of the Day from My Word with Douglas E. Welch The high temperatures here in the San Fernando Valley don’t seem to indicate it, but Summer is on the wane. The Autumnal Equinox that marks the beginning of Fall is less than a month away on September 22, 2014. Of course, our […]