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Historical Garden Books – 70 in a series – The Cottage gardener v.1 (1849)

Historical Garden Books – 70 in a series – The Cottage gardener v.1 (1849) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   Heartily, though briefly, will we thank you for the support you have bestowed upon us ; and for having thus enabled us to complete the First Volume of The Cottage […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 21

DON’T think you have tasted the real joy of gardening till you stand below on the grass, working at your wall rock garden — without breaking your back! 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 Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 20

DON’T build your wall of new, bright red bricks and make it look like a rail- way embankment ! 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. Check it out! Read more […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 19

DON’T forget the value of a background for your flowers. How lovely is a grass bowling green, with a little brick wall surrounding it on three sides, at the foot of which are daffodils and scillas and their successors ; while from the top of the wall rock plants tumble : arabisand aubretias, and, later, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]