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Ohio Lilac

Lilac, originally uploaded by dewelch. I found this lilac at my sister’s house in Norwalk, Ohio. I saw a lot of lilacs as we travelled around for the Saturday6 program, but this was the first one I had a chance to grab a picture of. As you might imagine, the smell was amazing. No related […]

Video: Geraniums on a hot LA Day – from Viddy

Quick stylized video using the Viddy.co iPhone app… Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden from Viddy iPhone app Video: Rain in Los Angeles Video: Garden Breeze from Viddy iPhone app Video: Watering seedlings made easy Palm Trees using Toonpaint for iPhone

Photo: Basil seedlings

Basil seedlings, originally uploaded by dewelch. Via Flickr: The early sprouts of some old basil seeds. I didn’t know if the seed was still viable. I have been on a bit of a planting frenzy with all these old seeds, just to see what might grow. Once these are up and sturdy I will look […]

Brugmansia blooms

Brugmansia blooms, originally uploaded by dewelch. I found these lovely blooms at a client’s house today. She has 3 large Brugmansia, all blooming prolifically. Quite dramatic. Wikipedia on Brugmansia Read more on this topic: Brugmansia seen on my walk Azalea blooms Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day for March 2010 Photo: Cyclamen in pot by front steps […]

Photo: Freesia

Freesia, originally uploaded by dewelch. A lovely freesia arrives as the earlier bulbs (paperwhites, Snowbells and daffodils) fade. Taken with Instagram iPhone app. Read more on this topic: The bulbs have arrived in the garden again Photo: Daffodils at Sunset First Daffodils and my Google-based gardening calendar Snowbells Ash tree in Winter

Photo: Cyclamen in pot by front steps

Cyclamen in pot by front steps, originally uploaded by dewelch. A friend brought us this cyclamen more than a year ago. It eventually ended up planed in this large terracotta pot by the front steps. Keeping pots moist over the summer months is an almost impossible job, so I figured we had killed this one, […]

…and the wind does blow

…and the wind does blow, originally uploaded by dewelch. No wind today. It was a gorgeous day with white puffy clouds and blue skies. Instead of gardening, though, we went to the local archery range and park for a little practice with our local SCA group. We concentrated mainly on throwing knives and axes, a […]

Waiting for spring

Waiting for spring, originally uploaded by dewelch. Took a few cold minutes between the raindrops to grab some picture of the garden. This older watering can was left out and ended up gathering a bit of rain to use later. I have thought about installing some rain barrels int he garden, but the work and […]

Palm Trees using Toonpaint for iPhone

Palm Trees – Toonpaint, originally uploaded by dewelch. A quick Toonpaint enhanced photo of the old palm trees at a friend’s house. I like the way the program stylized the trees. They almost seem to be moving. Read more on this topic: Ash tree in Winter Lake Balboa Cherry Trees Bloom 2010

Ash tree in Winter

Ash tree in Winter, originally uploaded by dewelch. A blustery day here in Los Angeles. The bare ash tree was rustling and swaying in the wind. The temperature was in the low 60’s but the wind made it seem much colder. Nothing like the blizzard back east, but cool for LA. This photo was taken […]