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April 2020

How to Identify Bulb Plants via Hunker

The term “bulb” generally applies to the underground organ of a plant that stores energy and allows the plant to survive during its dormancy (usually during the winter months). Planting bulbs in the fall for spring blooms is extremely popular among gardeners. There are also bulbs which can be planted in the spring for summer […]

10 Plants Gardenista Readers Will Never Grow Again via Gardenista

Over on our Facebook page, we posed a question: What’s a plant you’ll never grow again? Gardenista readers came out in droves to share horror stories about the plants that took over their gardens, and threatened to take over their lives. Although it’s important to remember the old adage that “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure” in […]

Master Gardeners Offer Tips As People Plant Pandemic Patches via Urban Organic Gardener

Starting with the World War I, the U.S. government was encouraging Americans to grow their own food to help relieve shortages. Originally known as the war garden movement, these so-called “victory gardens” made a reappearance in the 1940s during World War II. And the idea of growing your own food is still popular — so popular, in fact, […]

10 Ways to Create a Secret Garden via Houzz

No matter where your plot of land is — in the heart of a bustling city or down a quiet lane — there’s an opportunity to make your garden feel like a secret, secluded space. The best secret gardens not only feel private, but they also have a certain magic about them, evoking the sense […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Dreer’s garden calendar (1877) – 57 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Dreer’s garden calendar (1877) – 57 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org WE invite our friends and patrons to visit our establishments at No. 714 Chestnut street, and Riverton, N. J. In the former may be found Vegetable and Flower Seeds of undoubted character, and […]

Your First Garden: How to Start a Garden for Practically Free via Gardenista

With a small budget, can you still start a garden? When my husband and I moved into our new home, we had a pretty good idea of how much money we would have to spend to furnish it, to give it a coat of fresh paint, to remodel the kitchen. We knew those costs all […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 24

DON’T be too depressed when it rains incessantly look over your seed cata- logues, and remember how good moisture is for your neighbour’s roots ! 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society A complete collection of this periodical newsletter with volume index. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org INTRODUCTORY. It is but right that the projectors of any new undertaking in the […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 29 in a series – Succulent & cacti magic from Sacred Elements on TikTok

@sacredelements succulent & cacti magic ##4u ##tiktokfamily ##withlove ##tiktokpartner ##aesthetic ##naturelove ♬ Intro – The xx 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 books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Read more on […]

Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood Saw these the last time I walked in the neighborhood in early March. From my Instagram Feed * 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 […]