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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 12

DON’T, when you are being shown a garden more celebrated for its pic- turesqueness than for the spotless tidiness of its borders, fix your eye on a flourishing nettle, and ask your friend how many gardeners she keeps ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com […]

Historical Garden Books – 62 in a series – The tree book by Inez N. McFee

Historical Garden Books – 62 in a series – The tree book by Inez N. McFee Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FOREWORD In this little volume the author has brought together an interesting fund of information concerning the life history of the common species of American trees, and such […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Flower seeds from Miss C.H. Lippincott (1898) – 50 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Flower seeds from Miss C.H. Lippincott (1898) – 50 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 your local library. Check it out!  Read more on this […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 11

  DON’T, if you wish to please a friend who has designed a very artistic garden, remark: ‘How charminglyrustic you have made 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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Arizona Seed & Floral Co. (1922) – 49 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Arizona Seed & Floral Co. (1922) – 49 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PLANT A GARDEN Every family should have a garden — A garden is the sure way to reduce the high cost of living. It cuts your grocery bill in half. A […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 10

DON’T let fashion rule you : if you love old- time flowers, find a place for them, and if you think a rose should be sweet-smelling, DON’T be beguiled into buying the very latest thing, with blooms as big as a saucer, but scent- less. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

Historical Garden Books – 61 in a series – The gardener’s text-book: containing practical directions upon the formation and management of the kitchen garden (1857)

Historical Garden Books – 61 in a series – The gardener’s text-book: containing practical directions upon the formation and management of the kitchen garden (1857) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org INTRODUCTION A Kitchen Garden is, properly, a piece of ground devoted to the culture of esculent vegetables alone ; but, […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 09

DON’T, because you ad- mire someone else’s garden, try to make yours exactly like it : no two women can be charming in the same way, and no two gardens ! 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 60 in a series – Gardening for health and recreation; a booklet of information about gardening for busy men and women by American Fork & Hoe Company, Cleveland, Ohio

Historical Garden Books – 60 in a series – Gardening for health and recreation; a booklet of information about gardening for busy men and women by American Fork & Hoe Company, Cleveland, Ohio Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org THE advantages of gardening as a source of health, recreation and profit […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 08

DON’T say to those who come to see your garden: ‘Ah, you should have been here last week; I have never seen such a blaze of colour. Now, of course, everything is over ;’ or (knowing they are just going abroad), ‘If you could only come in a fort- night’s time, I should really have […]