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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 […]

Video: In the garden…short: Onions sprouting already!

“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. I was really surprised to see these onions sprouts pushing out of the soil today as it seems I just planted them a few days ago. Watch all the past “In the […]

Video: The Peterson Garden Project in Chicago, Illinois

  The Peterson Garden Project is a not-for-profit organization (Chicago, IL) looking to inspire everyone they meet to grown their own food and community. If you love the taste of a homegrown tomato, are curious about growing food yourself, and would like to make urban gardening the norm, not the exception — then they’re looking […]

2012 Gift Guide: Yes, You Can! And Freeze and Dry It, Too: The Modern Step-By-Step Guide to Preserving Food

Yes, You Can! And Freeze and Dry It, Too: The Modern Step-By-Step Guide to Preserving Food I heard about this book from the writer, who is a regular attendee of the weekly #gardenchat Twitter chat. His handle is @cityslipper. The book is chock-full of great ideas on how to preserve the bounty of your garden […]

Video: Container Vegetable Update 009 – Movin’, movin’, movin’

In this update, Movin’, movin’, movin’ to find better sun for the containers. This time to the other side of the driveway. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 009” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this video and/or subscribe to my channel on YouTube. […]

2012 Gift Guide: Backyard Giants: The Passionate, Heartbreaking and Glorious Quest to Grow the Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Susan Warren

Backyard Giants: The Passionate, Heartbreaking and Glorious Quest to Grow the Biggest Pumpkin Ever by Susan Warren There are some that say gardening contains all the drama of human life — happiness and sadness, triumph and defeat, jealousy, hatred, life and death. Of course, there are some elements of gardening that contain all this and […]

Video: Container Vegetable Update 008 – Squirrels a-diggin’

In this update, It’s Fall, so the Squirrels go a-diggin’, another try at spinach and a bit of container cleanup. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 008” 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 […]

Video: Container Vegetable Update 007 – Parsley, chives, basil and more!

In this update, Douglas talks about strawberry runners, a cantaloupe on the vine and adding a new container for parsley and chives with a new container watering system test. Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 007” on YouTube   Watch the “Container Vegetable Garden” Playlist for all related videos Please like this […]

Video: Container Vegetable Update 006 – What’s growing in our container garden?

In this update, Douglas talks about strawberry runners, a cantaloupe on the vine and adding a new container for parsley and chives with a new container watering system test. Music: “Whiskey on the MIssissippi” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  – Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Can’t see the video above? Watch “Container Vegetable Garden Update 006” on […]