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October 2019

Historical Seed Catalogs: Elm Valley Seed Gardens/Zack Davis Company (1919) – 40 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Elm Valley Seed Gardens/Zack Davis Company (1919) – 40 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO OUR FRIENDS TO the old friends who have for years bought their seeds of us perhaps we can give no new message this year, except that we have added […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 7 in a series – Roses VS. Dahlias in The Autumn Home Garden via Creative Living with Bren Haas

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlias are a beautiful companion plant for the rose shrub. In this post, we discuss roses vs. dahlias in the autumn home garden. In The Autumn Home Garden Chances are if you grew up in the Midwest like I did your grandmother grew dahlias with her roses in the home […]

Gardening: Tips for growing tropical and exotic fruit trees in Southern California via Orange County Register

The pleasure of hanging out with plant people is what you learn from them. Such people, and the plants they grow, are typically full of wonderful surprises. Just the other day, I met Ash Jahanbin, whose mission in life is to grow and to care for exotic fruit trees. To this end, he runs a […]

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FLOWERS IN HISTORY In all ages and among all nations there has always been an especial reverence paid […]

Captivating Cactus: 5 in a series – Fuzzy Echeveria Setosa v. minor

Follow Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents on Facebook Captivating Cactus: 5 in a series – Fuzzy Echeveria Setosa v. minor Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society Plant Show & Sale 2017 (lacactus.com) Spent an hour or so at the show on Saturday checking out all the great vendors and plants.  * A portion of each sale […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Henderson’s bulb-bargains (1907) – 39 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Henderson’s bulb-bargains (1907) – 39 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org * 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!  Read more on this topic: Historical Seed Catalogs: […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 6 in a series – The Dahlia Flower Show via FreeToLaughNow on TikTok

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook The colors were popping at The Dahlia Flower Show in Golden Gate Park. * 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! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on […]

Succulents in Watercolor via Instagram

Succulents in Watercolor  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: Lovely succulent display on our cousin’s patio in Sicily #succulents #plants #garden #nature #containers #outdoors #italy #sicily via Instagram [Photo] Streetside succulents, Flores Joaquim Santos, Foz, […]

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   THE LURE OF THE GARDEN INTRODUCTION IN spite of its material of green leaf and fragrant flower, a garden is the work of man. It requires human […]

Captivating Cactus: 4 in a series – Propagation via Botanical Bright on TikTok

Follow Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents on Facebook Read more on this topic: Captivating Cactus: Time to plant (cactus) via Botanical Bright on TicTok [Video] Video: Montage from visit to the Los Angeles Cactus & Succulent Society 13th Annual Show and Plant Sale Captivating Cactus: 3 in a series – Saguaro Cactus via cactus_collector on Instagram […]