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Historical Garden Books – 87 in a series – The florist :containing sixty plates of the most beautiful flowers… (1760)

Historical Garden Books – 87 in a series – The florist :containing sixty plates of the most beautiful flowers regularly disposed in their succession of blowing. To which is added an accurate description of their colours with instructions for drawing and painting according to nature : being a new work intended for the use & […]

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant)

Interesting Plant: Mimosa pudica (Sensitive Plant) By Okkisafire – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link By Hrushikesh – Own work, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas […]

Historical Garden Books – 86 in a series – Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record (1912)

Historical Garden Books – 86 in a series – Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record (1912) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1912 Topics Gardening, Periodicals, Plants, Cultivated Publisher [Brooklyn] : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Collection botanicus; biodiversity Digitizing sponsor Missouri Botanical Garden Contributor Missouri Botanical Garden Language English Volume v.22 (1933) Find more books […]

Historical Garden Books – 85 in a series – The florist and pomologist (1879)

Historical Garden Books – 85 in a series – The florist and pomologist (1879) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1879 Topics Flower gardening Periodicals, Fruit-culture Periodicals, Gardening Periodicals, Flower gardening Great Britain Periodicals, Fruit-culture Great Britain Periodicals, Gardening Great Britain Periodicals Publisher London : “Journal of Horticulture” Office Collection usdanationalagriculturallibrary; biodiversity; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video] @thehappyplant ##succulents ##plantlover ##gardening101 ##planttips ##succulentwall ##backyardvibes ##foryou ##plantparents ##thehappyplant ♬ Intentions (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Justin Bieber & Quavo] – Elliot Van Coup     Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664)

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1664 Topics Forests and forestry, Trees, Gardening — Early works to 1800, Cider Publisher London, Printed by J. […]

It’s Time To Learn Some Botanical Latin (And Why), An Interview With Ross Bayton Via A Way To Garden

I’M GRATEFUL that when I began gardening, I fell in with a bunch of plant nerds who spoke not in common names but in botanical Latin, and turned me on to oddball mail-order nurseries whose entire lists were likewise written that way. Necessity was therefore the mother of invention. I absorbed at least a rudimentary […]

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org AUTHOR’S INTRODUCTION. It is obvious that a subject so boundless as School Gardening […]

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 […]