Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of
The country-mans new art of planting and graffing: directing the best way to make any ground good for a rich orchard: with the manner how to plant and graffe all sorts of trees, to set and sow curnels; as also the remedies and medicines concerning the same; with divers other new experiments:
A Question — Is anyone interested in reading one of these historical books and then having an online discussion about it? Sort of like a book circle but with old books instead of new! What say ye, fellow gardeners? Let me know in the comments!
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