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Douglas E. Welch

Historical Garden Books – 69 in a series – Useful and ornamental planting : with an index by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1832)

Historical Garden Books – 69 in a series – Useful and ornamental planting : with an index by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1832) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   The subject of Planting may, with propriety, be divided into three parts: useful or forest-tree planting, ornamental or […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION ONCE MORE it is our pleasure to greet customers, both old and new, and to wish them the best of every- thing for the coming year. The past year has […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 25 in a series – Sempervivum on Wikipedia

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 25 in a series – Sempervivum on Wikipedia By Schnobby – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Sempervivum (Brit. /sɛmpəˈvaɪvəm/,[1] U.S. [̩sɛ̃mpeɹ’vivũm]) is a genus of about 40 species of flowering plants in the Crassulaceae family, commonly known as houseleeks. Other common names include liveforever (the source of the taxonomical […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 18

DON’T (no matter how much you may wish them to grow there) put any plants in a spot where they will not be happy. 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. […]

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE Books on vegetable production have been written from the viewpoint of the East, West, North and South. The present volume is written from the viewpoint of conditions as […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 24 in a series – Plant Shopping With Partly Sunny Projects on TikTok

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 24 in a series – Plant Shopping With Partly Sunny Projects on TikTok @partlysunnyprojects ##plant shopping for ##cactus and ##euphorbia 🌵##partlysunnyprojects ##ceoofcactus ♬ 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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 21 in a series – Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden By Naomi Slade and Georgianna Lane

Dazzling Dahlias – 21 in a series – Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden By Naomi Slade and Georgianna Lane   Purchase at Bookshop.org     Fall blooms for an explosion of color in the garden. The dahlia is a fabulous cutting flower for the home garden. Cut one bloom, and ten more appear […]

Wisteria announces the coming spring via Instagram

Wisteria announces the coming spring Our wisteria started sprouting new leaves just a few days ago, showing that spring is in full swing here in Southern California.  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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 17

DON’T try to make a daffodil hedge. They look so miserable standing stiffly like soldiers ‘ at atten- tion,’ instead of scattered about in happy groups. 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FOREWORD NOT everybody has a garden. Some deny themselves the pleasure and the profit of one because they have never had any experience in gardening, and have […]