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Douglas E. Welch

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter

Interesting Plant: Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ via Jimmy Turner on Twitter Paeonia lactiflora ‘Honey Gold’ @redbuttegarden This blowsy bloomer has large flowers of white cream and just a tiny pinch of pink. Smell amazing too! pic.twitter.com/ArHlRiCLrj — Jimmy Turner (@TexanInOz) June 5, 2020 What are your thoughts on this Interesting Plant? Drop a note in […]

8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media

From the Royal Botanic Gardens in England to the Jardim Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the top botanical gardens across the globe—including some you can visit from home. Read 8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily

Over 100 years ago, a horticulturalist introduced hybrid plants to California gardeners. Up sprouted a movement of amateur experiments in plant biology. Read The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily Three […]

In The Garden…Sweet Potato via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch in The Garden…Sweet Potato ##garden ##gardening ##planting ##food ##sweetpotato ##inthegarden ##agardenersnotebook ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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! † Available from the […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Our 1901 collection of 10 new everblooming tea roses / Schmidt & Botley. (1901) – 63 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Our 1901 collection of 10 new everblooming tea roses / Schmidt & Botley. (1901) – 63 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1901 Topics Nursery stock Ohio Springfield Catalogs, Roses Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Publisher Springfield, Ohio : Schmidt & Botley Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; biodiversity; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor U.S. […]

Pruning Blackberries in 3 Steps via Gardenerd [Video]

Our latest YouTube video shows you how to prune unruly blackberries before spring bud in 3 steps. We won’t say it’s easy, because…well, blackberries have thorns that catch on everything. But if you follow these steps you’ll get the job done efficiently and effectively. Christy dons her bee suit (you’ll find out why) to prune […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 28 in a series – Making a paper dahlia! via pearlpaperflowers on TikTok

Dazzling Dahlias – 28 in a series – Making a paper dahlia! via pearlpaperflowers on TikTok Make as many dahlia as you want with this paper craft project. @pearlpaperflowers Making a paper dahlia! ##paperflowers ##diy ##tiktokpartner ♬ Flowers – Omni Six   An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 31

DON’T be narrow-minded.Give your neighbour a bit of that rare plant he covets, even if there lurks a tiny hope that it won’t flourish quite as well as it has done with you! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 1 in a series

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). 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 (1914) Products from Douglas E. […]

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds (1926) by Southern Pine Association

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds by Southern Pine Association Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1926 Usage Public Domain Mark 1.0 Topics garden structures — catalogs, Division 32, site furnishings, pergola, trellis, fences and gates Publisher Southern Pine Association Collection buildingtechnologyheritagelibrary; additional_collections; catalogs Contributor MBJ collection Language English Find […]