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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 […]

Audio: Douglas appears on “Back to my Garden” with Dave Ledoux – BTMG 012: California Sweet Potato Strategy with Douglas Welch

I recorded this podcast with Dave Ledoux from the “Back to my Garden” podcast a few weeks ago. Check out more great gardening info on the Back to my Garden web site and subscribe to the podcast — Douglas BTMG 012: California Sweet Potato Strategy with Douglas Welch Listen to Back to my Garden Episode 12 […]

Photo: Little sunflower in the garden via #instagram

Previously in my Instagram Photos… See all my photos on Flickr Read more on this topic: Photo: Orchids at SoCal Spring Garden Show 2014 | A Gardener’s Notebook via Instagram Photo: Purple Orchid from the Southern California Spring Garden Show 2014 via #instagram Photo: Canyon Sunflower in the breeze (animated gif) Photo: Here comes the […]

Video: Liquidambar styraciflua seed pods open over course of 4 days – Dog Days of Podcasting 2014 – 24/30

Part of the Dog Days of Podcasting… A quick view of liquidambar styraciflua seed pods opening and releasing their seeds over the course of 4 days. I plan on doing an actual timelpase of this process in the near future, too. Check out my collection of gardening essays, “From A Gardener’s Notebook” now available as a Kindle […]

Video: In the garden…August 21, 2014: Checking out the potting bench and the back garden – Dog Days of Podcasting 2014 – 22/30

Part of the Dog Days of Podcasting… Checking on on the potting bench today and a short view of the back garden after tree trimming 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 […]

In the garden…August 13, 2014: Colors, textures and movements of the garden

Today’s In the Garden… video js an an exploration of the colors, textures and movements of the garden over a lovely soundtrack by composer Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) Kevin has recently been hired by YouTube to create more music for the recently added YouTube Audio Library. All the music is free to use (and monetize) on […]

Video: In the garden short…August 5, 2014: Starting another strawberry runner propagation

The strawberry runner we potted up on July 31, 2014 is already growing on its own, so I moved it to the potting bench and started the same process with another runner today. I hope to create at least 4 plants to start filling in one of our newly retrofitted garden beds.   Check out […]

Video: In the garden…July 31, 2014: Basil, lemons and strawberries

We check in on the basil cuttings, our lemon tree and the strawberry pot.  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 […]

Video: First Impressions of the Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor

I take a look at the new Parrot Flower Power – Wireless Indoor/Outdoor Bluetooth Smart Plant Sensor which I received for free as part of a Klout Perk a few weeks ago. I’ve had it in the garden, monitoring an avocado seedling and gather data on water, fertilizer, sunlight and temperature using the iOS app on […]

Video: Strawberry Runner: A Sunday Garden Short 2 from A Gardener’s Notebook

All sorts of strawberry-related items, including children’s books, plants, seeds and more on Amazon.com 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 […]