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Historical Garden Books: American medicinal plants (1887) by Charles Frederick Millspaugh – 41 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Bulbs and seeds : Autumn 1913 by D.M. Ferry & Co – 25 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Flowering Now: Daffodils 2019 via Instagram

What is your favorite sign of Spring? Leave a comment and share! This year’s normal rainfall has made everything jump in the garden, including the weeds, and these daffodils look amazing. They are always a great harbinger of Spring even if they do mean hotter weather is coming.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign […]

Spring is Here! – Get these Glowing White Tulip Cards, Pillows, Cases, Totes and More!

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White Tulip Closeup via My Instagram

White Tulip Closeup A bee’s eye view of a tulip Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about tulips with these books †† * 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 […]

Flowering Now: Daffodil

Flowering Now: Daffodil Via Instagram Our recent rain (and a bit more last night) have caused then daffodils to burst forth. Even better, the temperatures have been cool enough that the blooms have hung around for a while. In hotter years, they often only get a day or two before fading.  Narcissus /nɑːrˈsɪsəs/ is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants […]

Daffodils 2018 – A Minute In The Garden 62 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series of garden minutes from A Gardener’s Notebook Our recent rain (although we have had no more so far this year) kicked off the bubs in the garden. I noticed these first daffodils of 2018 daffodils just yesterday. Music: Clean Soul by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com) under Creative Commons License   Learn more […]

First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram

First Paperwhites 2018 After our recent, and first rain of the season, the Paperwhites have arisen and bloomed.   and Follow * 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 LA Public Library Read […]

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018 Via Instagram Leucojum is a small genus of bulbous plants native to Eurasia belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.[2][3][4] As currently circumscribed, the genus includes only two known species,[1] most former species having been moved into the genus Acis. Both genera are known as snowflakes. Leucojum is a compound of Greek λευκος, leukos “white” and ἰόν, ion “violet”. The spelling Leucoium is also used. Other common names include snowbell, dewdrop, and St. Agnes’ flower. — Wikipedia.org More […]

Dunedin Daffodils via Instagram

Dunedin Daffodils Dunedin Botanic Garden, Dunedin, New Zealand  and Follow Learn more about botanic gardens with these books † Learn more about New Zealand with these books * 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 […]