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Top 20 Blog Posts for 2013 from A Gardener’s Notebook

  Looking back over my stats, like a lot of folks today, I see that these were the Top 20 blog posts A Gardner’s Notebook for 2013 DIY: PVC Pipe Strawberry Planter Project: Steel pipe garden edging Propagating pittosporum Elsewhere: Cooper’s Hawk in the birdbath – my video and photos from Animalbytes.net Elsewhere: Recycled Garden […]

Chelsea Garden Show 2013 this week

This week marks the 100th anniversary — The Centenary — of the Chelsea Garden Show in England. I have never been able to attend, but each year I watch from afar as show gardens, new plants and new ideas a shared via the web, YouTube and more. You can check out the basic of the […]

Elsewhere: Botanical designer blooms in Highland Park from The Eastsider LA

Botanical designer blooms in Highland Park from The Eastsider LA Story by Cynthia Greenburg — Photos by Martha Benedict “The big aha was in NY,” Valerie Jurado says. It was there the daughter of Filipino immigrants who grew up in East L.A. suddenly found herself going from mass producing “baby’s-breath-1-800-FLOWER” style arrangements to designing $400 bouquets for […]

News: 2012 Gift Guide Complete, new blog and podcast series, and more! Send me your feedback!

2012 Gift Guide Completes! As the shipping window begins to close on this holiday season, and after 115 different items,  our 2012 Gift Guide comes to an end. I hope you have found my suggestions useful, practical and enjoyable and hope you have found gifts for your friends, family and yourself. Some of these items […]

New Book by Douglas: “From A Gardener’s Notebook”

Can’t see the video above? Watch “From A Gardener’s Notebook Book Trailer” on YouTube My latest book is now available in the Amazon Kindle Store — “From A Gardener’s Notebook“. This book is a collection of essays about gardening and what it means to be a gardener. I have been writing for “A Gardener’s Notebook” […]

News: Scotts Miracle-Gro Will Pay $12.5 Million in Criminal Fines and Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws

Certainly a case that makes you want to weigh deeply which companies you decide to do business with, especially when it comes to garden products. From today’s US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) release today… Scotts Miracle-Gro Will Pay $12.5 Million in Criminal Fines and Civil Penalties for Violations of Federal Pesticide Laws WASHINGTON – The […]

Horticulture Jobs Available – Search by location and keyword

Check out our list of horticulture jobs (and others) available via SimplyHired.com. Enter your location for jobs close to you. You can also search on other keywords. Read more on this topic: Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location WINNER: Troy-Bilt […]

Look what I got in the mail! Troy-Bilt Tools!

As part of my association with Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6, I am allowed to select several review and giveaway items each year. My most current choices were these cordless tools from their product line. My garden is small enough the I really don’t need gas-powered tools for the light work I do, so these tools fit right […]

Free Mulch Giveaway – City of Los Angeles

Information from the City of LA Web Site… Free Mulch Give-Away The Free Mulch Give-Away program is available to all L.A. Residents. The Bureau of Sanitation is “Closing The Loop” by providing free quality mulch in 11 different locations throughout the City of Los Angeles that are open to the public. Instructions: Bring your own shovel, bag […]

Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location

Check out our list of horticulture jobs (and others) available via SimplyHired.com. Enter your location for jobs close to you. You can also search on other keywords. Read more on this topic: Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location Horticulture Jobs Available – Enter Your Location