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Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins

Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE THIS little book has been written out of my own experience in trying to help hundreds of boys and girls to find the true […]

8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media

From the Royal Botanic Gardens in England to the Jardim Botânico in Rio de Janeiro, here are some of the top botanical gardens across the globe—including some you can visit from home. Read 8 of the Best Botanical Gardens Around the World via AFAR Media * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily

Over 100 years ago, a horticulturalist introduced hybrid plants to California gardeners. Up sprouted a movement of amateur experiments in plant biology. Read The Marvelous Experiments of Amateur Plant Breeders via JSTOR Daily An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily Three […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Our 1901 collection of 10 new everblooming tea roses / Schmidt & Botley. (1901) – 63 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Our 1901 collection of 10 new everblooming tea roses / Schmidt & Botley. (1901) – 63 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1901 Topics Nursery stock Ohio Springfield Catalogs, Roses Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Publisher Springfield, Ohio : Schmidt & Botley Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; biodiversity; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor U.S. […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 31

DON’T be narrow-minded.Give your neighbour a bit of that rare plant he covets, even if there lurks a tiny hope that it won’t flourish quite as well as it has done with you! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of […]

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds (1926) by Southern Pine Association

Historical Garden Books – 79 in a series – Beautifying the home grounds by Southern Pine Association Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1926 Usage Public Domain Mark 1.0 Topics garden structures — catalogs, Division 32, site furnishings, pergola, trellis, fences and gates Publisher Southern Pine Association Collection buildingtechnologyheritagelibrary; additional_collections; catalogs Contributor MBJ collection Language English Find […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Carl Frikart : Pflanzenkatalog (1954) – 62 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Carl Frikart : Pflanzenkatalog (1954) – 62 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1954 Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Topics Nursery stock Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Perennials Catalogs Publisher Deutsche Gartenbaubibliothek e.V. Collection europeannurserycatalogues; additional_collections Contributor Frikarti Stauden Language  German   * A portion […]

A Spider Web Garden Seat via Homegrown Evolution

I spotted this 1920s gem on Archive.org in a promotional pamphlet, Beautifying the home grounds by the Southern Pine Association. This is the same source I used to come up with a new design for our entrance arbor and will blog about that when I put the finishing touches on it. Read A Spider Web Garden Seat […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 30

DON’T be frightened of mixing colours: it is the hard artificial shades that clash, but very seldom the soft, melt- ing ones of 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. […]

Historical Garden Books – 78 in a series – Our sentimental garden (1914) by Agnes Sweetman Castle & Egerton Castle

Historical Garden Books – 78 in a series – Our sentimental garden (1914) by Agnes Sweetman Castle & Egerton Castle Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Publication date 1914 Topics Gardening, Floriculture Publisher Philadelphia : Lippincott; London, W. Heinemann Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English Find […]