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Garden History: Your victory garden counts more than ever!

It isn’t just during times of war that your Victory Garden counts. I wish that they had never gone out of style. Once food rationing finished and food was freely available again, most returned to there previous ways of life. Pity. Gardening brings so much more than just food. It can bring health, heart and […]

Video: In the garden…March 14, 2013 – Sweet Potatoes rising, an unknown squash and more

“In the garden…” is a series for A Gardener’s Notebook highlighting what is happening in my garden, my friend’s gardens and California gardens throughout the seasons. Sweet Potatoes rising, an unknown squash and more. Watch all the past “In the garden…” videos in this YouTube playlist. Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your […]

Video: What Douglas Dug…Show 009 – March 11, 2013 – Photoshopped flowers, carrots, rosemary topiaries and more!

Our ninth episode of What Douglas Dug…, our regular review show of neat gardening items I have found in my Internet travels. In this episode, A Cheap cold frame, garden sculpture and more! Can’t see the video above? Watch “What Douglas Dug… Show 009” on YouTube  Watch all the past episodes on the “What Douglas Dug…” YouTube playlist […]

Video: Container Garden Update 018 – Seedlings, kale and a hanging pot

I check on seedlings in a recycled container, check on the kale and lettuce in the main pots and talk about my hanging pot that needs to be turned on occasion. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 018” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos More info […]

Video: In the garden…Potatoes, sweet potatoes and blog series update – February 27, 2013

“In the garden…” is a series for A Gardener’s Notebook highlighting what is happening in my garden, my friend’s gardens and California gardens throughout the seasons. Reviewing potato growth and planting sweet potatoes from the pantry. Watch all the past “In the garden…” videos in this YouTube playlist. Please Like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on […]

Interesting Plant: Parisian Carrots

Interesting Plant: Parisian Carrots Source: sustainableseedco.com via Douglas on Pinterest   Without perfect soil, traditional carrots can be difficult to grow. They split, they twist, the come to stunted if they meet with the slightest rock or obstacle in the soil. I have been looking at these Parisian-style carrots as a possible alternative. I think […]

Books on Hold: Dirt Candy: A Cookbook: Flavor-Forward Food from the Upstart New York City Vegetarian Restaurant by Amanda Cohen

Books on Hold is a blog series dedicated to books I have seen in passing and requested from my local library. See more in the series at the end of this blog post. — Douglas Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not a fan of vegetables. That said, I am always on the lookout […]

Interesting Plant: Swiss Chard “Bright Lights”

Mentioned during this week’s #gardenchat (1/14/2013) Download Transcript of this chat Swiss Chard “Bright Lights” More information on Swiss Chard “Bright Lights”: Swiss Chard “Bright Lights” from Territorial Seed Swiss Chard “Bright Lights” from Burpee Swiss Chard “Bright Lights” info from Vegetable Gardener     Previously in the Interesting Plant series:  Georgia Rattlesnake Melon Dianthus Barbathus “Green Ball” or “Green Trick” […]

Video: Container Garden Update 012 – A new pot of lettuce

A new pot of lettuce is added to the container garden. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 012” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. Your LIKES directly effect how many others will see this […]

Video: Container Vegetable Update 010 – Basil and peppermint and spinach and strawberries!

In this update, Basil and peppermint and spinach and strawberries! An overview of the containers since I moved them into a sunnier spot. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 010” on YouTube Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel […]