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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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Ferguson Seed Farms breed and grow pedigreed field seeds (1917) – 48 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Ferguson Seed Farms breed and grow pedigreed field seeds (1917) – 48 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   Doing The WorkInvestigation 1. Finding out the best varieties by actually testing them in our trial grounds, watching the reports of the Ex- periment Stations and […]

Historical Garden Books – 59 in a series – The young gardener’s assistant (1835) by Thomas Bridgeman

Historical Garden Books – 59 in a series – The young gardener’s assistant (1835) by Thomas Bridgeman Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org The object of this little work is to enable our respectable seedsmen, while they are furnishing a catalogue of seeds for the use of the Kitchen and Flower […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 07

DON’T be too tidy destroy the weeds but let the flowers riot a bit. Who can be more untidy than Dame Nature ? 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 library. Check […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Wood’s seeds Catalog (1919) – 47 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Wood’s seeds Catalog (1919) – 47 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org WOOD’S SEEDS FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY THE YEAR 1919 celebrates the Fortieth Anniversary of the founding of the business of T. W. WOOD & SONS. Started in 1879 by Mr. T. W. Wood, in a […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 06

DON’T find a place in your garden for any plant because it has ‘a neat habit of growth,’ or because it bears a ‘ showy’ flower. 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 58 in a series – Cassell’s popular gardening (1884) by David Taylor Fish

Historical Garden Books – 58 in a series – Cassell’s popular gardening (1884) by David Taylor Fish 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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seeds bulbs plants (1920) by Emma V. White – 46 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: 1916 seed catalog by Mills Seed Company (1916) – 45 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   To Our Friends: Spring time will soon be upon us; so this, our 24th Annual Catalog, comes as a greeting to. many old friends — and a word […]