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December 2020

Mockup of possible new climbing rose via Instagram

Mockup of possible new climbing rose Our neighbor has completed their new fence so I took a few moments to mock up what a new climbing rose might look like against it. I haven’t decided on a color but found this rose photo with a transparent background and so it was easy to drop it […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 30 in a series

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 56 in a series – Dahlia painting 🌸 by sarahstyledesigns via TikTok [Video]

@sarahstyledesigns Dahlia painting 🌸 ##sarahstyledesigns ##tiktokpartner ##fyp ##foryou ##dahlia ##dahliapainting ♬ ROXANNE – Arizona Zervas An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 51 in a series – Superior Dahlia Gardens (1922) Dahlia Catalogue Dazzling Dahlias – 38 in a series – Bicolor Dahlia via @prin2_ryochan on […]

Snowflakes (Leucojum) Bulbs Rising via Instagram

Snowflakes (Leucojum) Bulbs Rising It is bulb time here in Southern Californian and these snowflakes are always the first to arrive. We had a nice shower yesterday with more predicted for next week, so these and the paper whites should jump in the next few weeks. Follow A Gardener’s Notebook On Instagram From my Instagram […]

Historical Garden Books – 109 in a series – Subtropical vegetable-gardening (1916) by Peter Henry Rolfs

Historical Garden Books – 109 in a series – Subtropical vegetable-gardening (1916) by Peter Henry Rolfs   Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE We may regard the successful growth of the orange tree as marking the outer limit of the subtropical re- gions, where frosts are of short duration and […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 64 in a series – Espectacular floración de esta Weingartia lanata via cactusdediego on Instagram

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 64 in a series – Espectacular floración de esta Weingartia lanata via cactusdediego on Instagram Espectacular floración de esta Weingartia lanata, y hay muchos pimpollos más aún.!! Spectacular flowering of this Weingartia lanata, and there are many more buds still. !! Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Vintage Botanical Prints – 26 in a series – Douglasia laevigata (1888)

Vintage Botanical Prints – 26 in a series – Douglasia laevigata (1888) Click for larger image from Library of Congress   Buy prints, cards, and more of this historical image Read more on this topic: Vintage Botanical Prints – 25 in a series – Vintage Takayo Black Land Grapes Botanical Print (1913) Vintage Botanical Prints […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 90 in a series – Carl Beck & Company: Samenpreis- verzeichnis (Seed Price List) (1932)

Historical Seed Catalogs – 90 in a series – Carl Beck & Company: Samenpreis- verzeichnis (Seed Price List) (1932) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1932 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0  Topics Seeds Catalogs, Flowers Seeds Catalogs, Vegetables Seeds Catalogs Publisher Deutsche Gartenbaubibliothek e.V. Collection europeannurserycatalogues; additional_collections Contributor Deutsche Gartenbaubibliothek e.V. Language German   * […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 29 in a series

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 55 in a series – Summertime Hues from Al’s Garden & Home

Dazzling Dahlias – 55 in a series – Summertime Hues from Al’s Garden & Home   A big colorful bouquet of Dahlias cut fresh from your garden will let everyone know that summer is in full swing. You may have your favorite type of Dahlia – from the traditional Decorative Dahlia to the unique Cactus Dahlia, […]