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Historical Garden Books – 57 in a series – The Garden magazine, April 1920

Historical Garden Books – 57 in a series – The Garden magazine, April 1920 Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Table of Contents COVER DESIGN: THE EASTER LILY – Herbert Brown WELCOME IS SUCH SHADE AS THIS AND SUCH A VISTA AFTER THE GLARE OK FULL SUN ON A HOT DAY […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: 1916 seed catalog by Mills Seed Company (1916) – 45 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 OUR GREETING- TO YOU THIS SEASON OF 1916 brings within your reach the largest and finest assortment that we have ever offered in things that grow for people’s nse. […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 04

DON’T, when invited to inspect a friend’s horticultural efforts, enlarge the whole time on the beauties of someone else’s garden that they have never seen. 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 Garden Books – 56 in a series – The rescue of an old place (c.1892) by Mary Caroline (Pike) Robbins

Historical Garden Books – 56 in a series – The rescue of an old place (c.1892) by Mary Caroline (Pike) Robbins Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org IN the very heart of old New England towns there may often be seen some dilapidated house falling into ruins, surrounded by half-dead fruit-trees […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Maynard plum catalogue by Oregon Nursery Co (1904) – 44 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Maynard plum catalogue by Oregon Nursery Co (1904) – 44 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION. WE HAVE BEEN HONORED with a commission from Luther Burbank, of Santa Rosa, California, and have accepted the work of propagating for, and introducing to the Horticultural […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 03

DON’T talk much about your garden when you take friends round ; they come to tell you about theirs. 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 it out! Read more […]

Historical Garden Books – 55 in a series – A garden with house attached (1904) by Sarah Warner Brooks

Historical Garden Books:- 55 in a series – A garden with house attached (1904 by Sarah Warner Brooks Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   A GARDEN WITH HOUSE ATTACHED CHAPTER I ‘A Garden with House Attached’ WHEN, by an unlooked-for sequence of events, I became manager of “The Garden with […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 02

DON’T kill the birds that eat your fruit buds; you can buy fruit — but not the songs of birds in Spring.   N.B. — They eat insects too. 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 […]

Historical Garden Books:- 54 in a series – The book of town & window gardening (1903) by Frances Anne Bardswell

Historical Garden Books:- 54 in a series – The book of town & window gardening (1903) by Frances Anne Bardswell Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   Courage is wanted to write a book about Town-gardening. Is there such a thing ? Some would say ” No ; cats, fogs, and […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Until the Boys Come Home WE AMERICANS are pledging ourselves to put forth high courage every new day, regardless of reverses, to live right all the time, which […]