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Historical Garden Books: The retir’d gard’ner by François Gentil,; Louis Liger (Reprint and translation, Original 1706) – 16 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Historical Garden Books: The Cottage Gardener – Collection of Weekly Newsletters (1849) – 15 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  Historical Garden Books: […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Adolphus Wysong; Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog (1906)f – 5 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 Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram

Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about tomatoes? Check out these books from Amazon and Your Local Library!  †† * […]

Box o’ chilies 🌶 via Instagram

Box o’ chilies 🌶  Grab a handful to take home.  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about chilies? Check out these books from Amazon and Your Local […]

Little tomatoes for making sauce at the local Farmers Market via Instagram

Little tomatoes for making sauce at the local Farmers Market Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.   and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

Yellow Barhi Dates via Instagram

Yellow Barhi Dates Can’t say I’ve ever seen these before.  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

How a Tomato Paid Off This Man’s Mortgage from the Smithsonian Channel [Video] (1:19)

A short clip on the Mortgage Lifter Tomato A tomato, that’s right, a tomato, helped lift one family out of poverty during the hard times of the 1930s. From the Series: Garden Secrets: Victory Veggies  Read more on this topic: Video: In the garden…February 22, 2015: Birds, planting a new pomegranate tree and more! Video: […]

Squash via Instagram

Squash  Another trip to the Farmers Market this week and another batch of wonderful produce pictures.  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Learn more about vegetable gardening †  * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Barteldes Seed 1917 Wholesale Catalog – 4 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 […]