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Historical Garden Books: Gardening don’ts by Marion Chappell (1913) – 52 in a series

Historical Garden Books: Gardening don’ts by Marion Chappell (1913) – 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 your local library. Check it out! Read more on this topic: […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Flowers for springtime by Miss Mary E. Martin (1900) – 41 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Flowers for springtime by Miss Mary E. Martin (1900) – 41 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   THE EDELWEISS.— THE ALPINE SNOWFLOWER . As white as snow- But lasts forever. No other flower in the whole universe— not even the rarest orchid has cost […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 8 in a series – Dahlia. Mary Altha Nims (American, 1817-1907) via Internet Archive

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlia. Mary Altha Nims (American, 1817-1907). Watercolor; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Richard Seymour Bayham 1934.135 * 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! An interesting link found among my […]

Historical Garden Books: The Gardeners’ chronicle : a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects (1892) – 51 in a series

Historical Garden Books: The Gardeners’ chronicle : a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects (1892) – 51 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. 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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Elm Valley Seed Gardens/Zack Davis Company (1919) – 40 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Elm Valley Seed Gardens/Zack Davis Company (1919) – 40 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO OUR FRIENDS TO the old friends who have for years bought their seeds of us perhaps we can give no new message this year, except that we have added […]

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FLOWERS IN HISTORY In all ages and among all nations there has always been an especial reverence paid […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Henderson’s bulb-bargains (1907) – 39 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Henderson’s bulb-bargains (1907) – 39 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 topic: Historical Seed Catalogs: […]

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series

Historical Garden Books: The lure of the garden by Hildegarde Hawthorne (1911) – 49 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   THE LURE OF THE GARDEN INTRODUCTION IN spite of its material of green leaf and fragrant flower, a garden is the work of man. It requires human […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: The John A. Doyle Company (1899) – 38 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: The John A. Doyle Company (1899) – 38 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Hardy Variegated Rose, ROGER LAMBELIN. One of the most remarkable Roses yet offered. The petals are irregular on the edges like a double Petunia; the color is glowing crimson throughout, except […]

Historical Garden Books: My garden of dreams by Abram Linwood Urban – 48 in a series

Historical Garden Books: My garden of dreams by Abram Linwood Urban – 48 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   A GARDEN ENCLOSED In his “Song of Songs” Solomon sings of “a garden enclosed” Into such a garden Tennyson’s Maud was called by her lover. Andrew Marvel speaks […]