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Douglas E. Welch

The Garden Decoder: What Is ‘Xeriscaping’? via Gardenista

Chances are, if you live in an arid or semi-arid region, you’re already familiar with xeriscaping—even if you haven’t heard of the term. Derived from “xeros,” the Greek word for “dry,” xeriscaping is the practice of designing landscapes that require little or no more water than what the natural climate provides. And if you don’t […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Everything for the garden (1937) by Peter Henderson & Co. – 59 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Everything for the garden (1937) by Peter Henderson & Co. – 59 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org The Joy of Achievement Is the Reward of the Gardener who sees his garden come to fruition in that satisfying degree for which he hoped when the […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 23 in a series – The best dahlias for a backyard cutting garden via Statesville Record & Landmark

Dahlias are bold and beautiful flowers that are easy to grow in any sunny garden. They are also spectacular in summer flower arrangements. With just a few dahlias, you can enjoy picking your own fresh-cut flowers every day from July through September. These spring-planted tubers make gorgeous additions to flower beds and even the vegetable […]

10 DIY Compost Bin Ideas That Take Gardening To A New Level via Home Decorating Trends – Homedit

Having a garden where you can grow your own plants, herbs, vegetables and other such things is wonderful and once you get familiar with the whole gardening concept and you understand how it all works, you can start looking for ways to improve yourself and your garden. One of the features you can add is […]

Clytostoma Callistegioides In The Garden via TikTok [Video]

@douglaswelch Clytostoma callistegioides ##flowers ##plants ##garden ##gardening ♬ Leisure Gardening – Lullatone From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Clytostoma callistegioides (Lavender Trumpet Vine) Flowers In The Garden via Instagram Video: Clytostoma callistegioides – A Minute in the Garden #1 from A Gardener’s Notebook Clytostoma callistegioides Garden Inventory: Clytostoma callistegioides Photo: Clytostoma callistegioides […]

Over 100 Years Ago, the US Government Commissioned 7,500 Watercolor Paintings of Every Kind of Fruit in the Country via Morsel NEW YORK

A self-described artist and activist, Parker Higgins taught himself to code while working at the Electronic Frontier Foundation doing activism around free speech issues. “I’m most passionate about the way free speech issues intersect with questions of copyright and the public domain, and a sort of cultural commons,” said Higgins. With a background in information […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 26

DON’T give him a free hand with that weed- killer, or you may miss the many joys of the unexpected : the self-sown double daisy on the steps, the tiny fern grow- ing in a chink of the wall, and the self-invited pink anemone peeping out of your path between the bricks. Read and Download […]

Clytostoma callistegioides (Lavender Trumpet Vine) Flowers In The Garden via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Clytostoma callistegioides (Lavender Trumpet Vine) Flowers In The Garden 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 this topic: Garden Inventory: Clytostoma callistegioides Video: Clytostoma callistegioides […]

Three Ways to Turn Your Apartment into a Sustainable Garden via JSTOR Daily

Urban parks and gardens help city dwellers stay connected with nature. Then there is the growing trend of gardening within one’s living space—no matter how small. These urban gardens comprise their own unique ecosystems. More than just houseplants, if done right, these urban mini-gardens can be lush and green even inside the tiniest spaces—in courtyards, on […]

Historical Garden Books – 74 in a series – The Cactaceae : descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family (1919) by Nathaniel Lord Britton, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson)

Historical Garden Books – 74 in a series – The Cactaceae : descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family (1919) by Nathaniel Lord Britton, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Find more books and magazine in the subject areas:  1919 […]