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Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664)

Historical Garden Books – 83 in a series – Sylva; or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions (1664) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1664 Topics Forests and forestry, Trees, Gardening — Early works to 1800, Cider Publisher London, Printed by J. […]

Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’

Interesting Plant: Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’ The ‘Goldfinger’ will add a long-lasting splash of colour to your garden as the flowers are a vivid buttery yellow colour and appear from May to October. This hardy plant is great for costal locations and its dense and bushy habit makes it the perfect choice for a border. The […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 31 in a series – When Your Dream Of Creating A Flower Farm Comes True via @sam.and.wildvioletgarden on TikTok

Dazzling Dahlias – 31 in a series – When Your Dream Of Creating A Flower Farm Comes True via @sam.and.wildvioletgarden on TikTok @sam.and.wildvioletgarden when your dream of creating a flower farm comes true ##australia ##dahlias ##flowers ##beautiful ##dowhatyoulove ##flowerfarm ##gardening ##garden ##plants ♬ follow me – sundown.sundae   An interesting link found among my daily […]

The 6 Magnificent California Gardens Inspiring Us Right Now via Veranda

There are few things we love to daydream about more than a beautiful garden and the next one our list to visit, once we are able to travel. From the peaceful public gardens of Japan to the perfectly manicured gardens of the world’s royals that we have to see, there’s not an area of the world whose gardens we are not […]

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde

Historical Garden Books – 82 in a series – School gardening. A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture (1913) by Laurence B. Hyde Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org AUTHOR’S INTRODUCTION. It is obvious that a subject so boundless as School Gardening […]

In the garden…Sweet Potato Update [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch In the garden…Sweet Potato Update ##garden ##gardening ##foid ##sweetpotato ♬ original sound – douglaswelch * 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! † Available from the LA Public […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 37 in a series – Bunny Succulents (Monilaria obconica) via House Beautiful

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 37 in a series – Bunny Succulents (Monilaria obconica) via House Beautiful Similar to how its dolphin counterparts got the name, rabbit succulents (or Monilaria obconica, as Martha Stewart shares) look exactly like little green bunnies popping out of their burrows. It can really only be described as the cutest plant […]

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum)

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum) By Wendy Cutler from Vancouver, Canada – 20111029_Semlin11th_ClerodendrumTrichotomum_Cutler_P1160870Uploaded by PDTillman, CC BY 2.0, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Clerodendrum […]

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 […]