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Keep in touch with all the events and info at A Gardener’s Notebook! Join our mailing list today!   Subscribe to our mailing list Read more on this topic: #Gardenchat Transcript from March 7, 2011 Douglas and AGN join Troy-Bilt’s Saturday6! Get A Gardener’s Notebook via email Take 10 minutes to just sit and enjoy […]

A few things done (or at least doing!)

I took a few minutes today to get the last 30 or so daffodil bulbs in the ground. We are expecting a significant storm over the weekend, so it is the perfect time to finish up that job. While I was out putting these bulbs in the ground I saw our first bulbs of the […]

Video: Watch the great pumpkin grow!

Ok, this is pretty darn cool! We usually only see the end result of these pumpkins, but this video gives an entirely new perspective. Read more on this topic: Video: The Jacarandas are in bloom Video: Garden Morning – A slice of life video Video: Tomatomania 2011: Scenes and Interview Great Backyard Bird Count Bird […]

Project: Roof cleaning for the Fall and Winter

If you have a lot of mature trees on your property like we do, you will be faced with this project once or twice a year. In our case, we sometimes fall down on the job and don’t get to it when we should. This year, though, I see Fall approaching rapidly even here in […]

Photos: Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale

We were up and out of the house early to head over to the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 11th Annual Exhibit and Plant Sale which was held just a couple of miles away at the Sepulveda Garden Center. The show continue on Sunday, June 12, 2011, so check it out if you can. It was […]

Join Kylee Baumle in Findlay, Ohio for a Saturday6 Garden Q&A and Troy-Bilt product demo – Sat., May 21, 2011

It’s Gardening Time in Ohio! Garden Q&A and Product Demo Join fellow Saturday6 member, Kylee Baumle at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Findlay, Ohio on Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 10am-1p. Troy-Bilt area manager, Scott Jennings, will have a selection of Troy-Bilt equipment and tools for you to test out and together they’ll have lots of great gardening conversations, […]

AmpleHarvest.org help you share your garden bounty with the less fortunate

I just listened to an online class with the founder of AmpleHarvest.org. What a wonderful idea. AmpleHarvest connects gardeners with extra produce to food banks and food pantries in their local area. So much food is wasted each day in America and now there is way to get that food to those who need it […]

Video: Tomatomania 2011: Scenes and Interview

Douglas E. Welch from A Gardener’s Notebook visits Tomatomania 2011 in Encino, California. He interviews Scott Daigre, organizer of Tomoatomania at a dozen locations across the country and chats with a few of the tomato buyers, many who come back year after year. Tomatomania hosts over 250 varieties for sale at each location from beefsteak, […]

Event: Rain barrel classes and distribution

I came across this in my feeds today. We got our current composters via a similar program. — Douglas Rain barrel distribution from lacityorgcd13 by lacityorgcd13 Los Angeles residents can help conserve water by using rain barrels that collect run off from gutters that can then be used for landscaping. The Hollywood Beautification Team, working with the […]

California Wildflower Hotline and Report

The Theodore Payne Foundation updates its wildflower hotline and online report each weekend. Want to know what wildflowers are blooming in California give them a call or download the PDF file. Read more on this topic: Wildflower and California Poppy Bloom info #Gardenchat Transcript from March 7, 2011 I Like This – March 11, 2010 […]