Douglas E. Welch

A Gardener's Notebook

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A Gardener's Notebook

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Come and join me in my garden!

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White Tulip Closeup via My Instagram

May 8, 2018

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White Tulip Closeup A bee’s eye view of a tulip Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about tulips with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available […]

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Bearded Iris Closeup Cactus Closeup Fortnight Lily Flower Closeup Succulent closeup Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia/Tulip Tree)

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram

Apr 17, 2018

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Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden I planted these shrubs back in November 2016 and now they are flowering fully for the first time. The flowers change from purple to lavender to white over the course of a few days.  Previous Videos on Brunfelsia Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow […]

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Brunfelsia/Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow) — A Minute in the Garden 59 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00) In The Garden…November 14, 2016: Planting Brunfelsia [Video] (2:53) First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Magnolia Grandiflora Flower via Instagram [Photo]

How to Build a Raised Bed with Benches via Bonnie Plants

Apr 16, 2018

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How to Build a Raised Bed with Benches via Bonnie Plants This half-day project makes gardening easier and more comfortable. It’s higher than most raised beds, so you don’t have to bend over quite as much, plus it has a bench on each side so you can sit while you plant, weed, and harvest. This […]

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Reading – Raised Bed Revolution: Build It, Fill It, Plant It … Garden Anywhere by Tara Nolan – 9 in a series DIY: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed via Mother Earth News Reading – The Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Garden: 326 Fast, Easy, Affordable Ways to Transform Your Yard One Project at a Time by Sally Roth – 10 in a series Noted: Concrete Block Planters And Raised Beds via Improvised Life Project: Straw bale raised garden bed

Flowering Now: Red Camellia in the garden via My Instagram

Apr 16, 2018

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Flowering Now: Red Camellia in the garden Our good rains this season have caused a flush of bloom on our only Camellia.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about camellia with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books […]

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White camellia @descansogardens #camellia #whitecamellia #flowers #nature #garden #gardenersnotebook #outdoors #plants Red Camellia #camellia #flowers #plants #nature #redcamellia #yellow #red #garden #closeup #gardenersnotebook Flowering Now: Daffodil Red and Yellow Bells (Abutilon) Red and Yellow Camellia [Photo]

Acanthus Leaves via My Instagram

Mar 26, 2018

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Acanthus Leaves In the neighborhood this week.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow

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Shining Brightly via My Instagram A Splash Of Purple via My Instagram Rhaphiolepis Flowers and Berries via My Instagram Flowers of Gold [Photo] Acanthus Flowers Prints and More! Shop now from Douglas E. Welch

Calla Lily Flower (Color) via My Instagram

Mar 24, 2018

Event: Tomatomania is coming to San Fernando Valley – March 16-18, 2018 – Tapia Bros.

Mar 9, 2018

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March 16-18, 2018 Tapia Brothers Farm Stand5251 Hayvenhurst Ave, Encino, CA 914369am – 5pm all three days (818) 905-6155 It’s the Whopper. The Big Kahuna, The T-Rex of tomato sales! One of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand again hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll […]

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Updated: Coming this weekend! — Tomatomania 2012 dates announced! Event: Tomatomania 2010 Autumn Leaves, San Fernando Valley [Photo] Event: Tomatomania 2011 – Encino – March 25-27 Photos: Fall Arrives in the San Fernando Valley 2013

Tomatoes in March?! via My Instagram

Mar 9, 2018

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Tomatoes in March?! Spotted in a friend’s garden this week. It’s not even Spring yet, but growing in Southern California is weird.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about growing tomatoes with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** […]

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Tomatoes from the container garden One Perfect Tomato via Instagram Another nice looking tomato from the container garden Almost ready… 🍓🍓🍓 via Instagram First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram

Sweet pea flowers In the neighborhood via my Instagram

Mar 6, 2018

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Sweet pea flowers In the neighborhood Glorious sweet peas blooming strongly in my friend’s front garden.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook    and Follow Learn more about sweet peas with these books † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may […]

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First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Tiny cactus flowers in the garden Bee On Apricot Blossom Hydrangea Flowers Foxglove (Digitalis)

Flowering Now: Daffodil

Feb 28, 2018

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Flowering Now: Daffodil Via Instagram Our recent rain (and a bit more last night) have caused then daffodils to burst forth. Even better, the temperatures have been cool enough that the blooms have hung around for a while. In hotter years, they often only get a day or two before fading.  Narcissus /nɑːrˈsɪsəs/ is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants […]

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🌼 Daffodil Twins Narcissus First Daffodil 2017 First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram Daffodils

Bees on Aeonium Flowers – A Minute In The Garden 63 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

Feb 27, 2018

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Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook Bees cover our neighbor’s aeonium flowers this morning and for the last several days Music: Finding the Balance by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more about bees with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

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Palo Verde Flowers — A Minute in the Garden 60 from A Gardener’s Notebook Video: Lavender and Bees – A Minute in the Garden 23 from A Gardener’s Notebook Bees at Work — A Minute in the Garden 57 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00) Bees and Rosemary — A Minute in the Garden 58 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00) Video: Aeonium – A Minute in the Garden 10 from A Gardener’s Notebook

Bees on Aeonium Flowers from My Instagram

Feb 25, 2018

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Bees on Aeonium Flowers In the neighborhood yesterday Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about bees with these books ††† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † […]

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Bee on Aeonium Flowers via My Instagram Bee on Aeonium Flowers A Rosy Bees-ness 🐝[Photo] Worker Bee 🐝 via Instagram Rhaphiolepis Flowers In The Neighborhood via My Instagram

Rhaphiolepis Flowers In The Neighborhood via My Instagram

Feb 22, 2018

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Rhaphiolepis Flowers In The Neighborhood Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about California Trees and Shrubs with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † […]

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Lavender in the neighborhood via Instagram Fall flower at the nursery via Instagram Winter Roses from My Instagram Dramatic Agave in the Neighborhood Flowers of Gold [Photo]

Winter Roses from My Instagram

Feb 21, 2018

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Winter Roses In the neighborhood yesterday Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  and Follow Learn more about roses with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available from […]

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Shining Brightly via My Instagram Fall flower at the nursery via Instagram First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram A Rose via Instagram Lavender in the neighborhood via Instagram

Installing Wine Bottle Edging Timelapse from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:38)

Feb 20, 2018

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Installing Wine Bottle Edging Timelapse from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:38) Saturday gave some time to finally install a circle of wine bottle edging to a bed we have been meaning to clean up for a long time. This is the third bed we have edged in this fashion. Music: “Crystal Bungalow” by Kevin MacLeod […]

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Wine bottle garden bed edging finally done My Wine bottle garden bed edging project continues [DIY] Video: How-To: Wine bottle edging for your garden beds project Video: Garden Tip: Wine Bottle Container Waterer Question: Would you use recycled wine bottle edging around your garden beds?