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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 […]

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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series Read this entire catalog Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO THE TRADE: I am glad of this opportunity to present you with my “Wholesale List of High Grade Seeds* I realize fully that QUALITY COUNTS […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 16

DON’T ‘buck’ about the size of your daffo- dils ; Nature and a bit of earth did it all ! 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 66 in a series – Henderson’s garden guide by Peter Henderson & Co (1913)

Historical Garden Books – 66 in a series – Henderson’s garden guide by Peter Henderson & Co (1913) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION This is an age of the high cost of living. The fundamental cause being the increase of twenty per cent, in our population every decade, […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Murphy’s Seed Store (1920) – 53 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Murphy’s Seed Store (1920) – 53 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Murphy’s SEED STORE ALBANY is the natural center of a Fertile Garden which stretches away to the mountains on the East, to the Sea on the West and for a score of miles […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 15

DON’T brag about your gardening exploits — it is so dull for listeners, who don’t want to hear about (even if they believe in them) the ‘masses and masses’ of flowers in your garden, or the enor- mous height to which your sweet-peas grow! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion […]

Historical Garden Books – 65 in a series – The American gardener’s calendar; adapted to the climate and seasons of the United States (1857) by Bernard M’Mahon

Historical Garden Books – 65 in a series – The American gardener’s calendar; adapted to the climate and seasons of the United States (1857) by Bernard M’Mahon Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE TO THE ELEVENTH EDITION. M’MAHON’S GARDENING is by far the most comprehensive, complete, and best work that has […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Richard Diener Company Incorporated: originators and growers of the largest and finest gladioli in the world. (1919) – 52 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Richard Diener Company Incorporated: originators and growers of the largest and finest gladioli in the world. (1919) – 52 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]