Author Archive for Douglas
Writer and podcaster with several blogs and podcasts, including A Gardener's Notebook at DouglasEWelch.com. I grew up in a small Ohio town, gardening at the knee of my grandmother and father, but spent a long time living in apartments in the big city of Los Angeles. After 10 years, a lovely house was found in the Van Nuys area of the San Fernando Valley and this home came with mature gardens and not a spec of lawn. It was time to start gardening again -- and A Gardener's Notebook was born. You can also find me on twitter at @douglaswelch.
Many of us dream of starting a garden, but if you live in a big city you may be discouraged to try. Planting your own food or simply showing your children how food grows can be both therapeutic and self-sustaining. Today’s Daily Bite will hopefully inspire you to turn that urban backyard into your own […]
To the uninitiated, or perhaps uninterested, gardeners can seem like fussy, badly dressed Earth Mothers and Earth Fathers who rummage around the yard. Well, at least that’s what I probably look like. But in reality, we are all gardeners in a sense – even if we don’t actually go out and mess about in the […]