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February 2020

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series Read this entire catalog Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO THE TRADE: I am glad of this opportunity to present you with my “Wholesale List of High Grade Seeds* I realize fully that QUALITY COUNTS […]

The Breeze In The Trees – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode: Blustery (and somewhat destructive) winds toss the pine trees in the garden. Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/shop   Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 20 in a series – Dahlia Garden At The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

Dazzling Dahlias – 20 in a series – Dahlia Garden At The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens   Dahlia Garden Typical bloom time: June through October – Peak in August and September Dahlias were one of the first flowers that Gardens’ founder Ernest Schoefer planted. At the time they were located in what is now the Perennial Garden. […]

New gardens at the L.A. Zoo show us how we can help birds at home via The Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Zoo bird curator Mike Maxcy believes small changes can have a huge effect — in the garden and in wildlife. “Habitat loss is the worst, but you can mitigate it,” he said. “During this time of year we have a mass migration of birds from the Pacific Flyway. It’s important to remember that […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 16

DON’T ‘buck’ about the size of your daffo- dils ; Nature and a bit of earth did it all ! Read and Download the entire book 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 66 in a series – Henderson’s garden guide by Peter Henderson & Co (1913)

Historical Garden Books – 66 in a series – Henderson’s garden guide by Peter Henderson & Co (1913) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION This is an age of the high cost of living. The fundamental cause being the increase of twenty per cent, in our population every decade, […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 22 in a series – Go plant something!🌵💚 via partlysunnyprojects on TikTok

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 22 in a series – Go plant something!🌵💚 via partlysunnyprojects on TikTok @partlysunnyprojects Go plant something!🌵💚#partlysunnyprojects #cactus #gardening #repotting #crazyplantlady ♬ original sound – partlysunnyprojects Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these […]

Oriental Poppies (Papaver) via Instagram

Oriental Poppies (Papaver) I found these dancing in the sunny breeze at the local nursery this weekend.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ Find more at @DEWDesignPhoto Read more […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Murphy’s Seed Store (1920) – 53 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Murphy’s Seed Store (1920) – 53 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Murphy’s SEED STORE ALBANY is the natural center of a Fertile Garden which stretches away to the mountains on the East, to the Sea on the West and for a score of miles […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 19 in a series – New Flowers For Your 2020 Garden via Longfield Gardens

Dazzling Dahlias – 19 in a series – New Flowers For Your 2020 Garden via Longfield Gardens   January is dangerously early to start thinking about spring. But this is the perfect time to be ordering new plants. So take a break from the darkness and cold, and tiptoe through some of our 40 new offerings for your […]