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Historical Garden Books – 93 in a series – Semi-Tropic California And Southern California Horticulturist (1880)

Historical Garden Books – 93 in a series – Semi-Tropic California And Southern California Horticulturist (1880) (all collected issues for 1880 in one volume) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1880 Topics Horticulture Publisher Los Angeles, Calif. : Carter & Rice Collection biodiversity Digitizing sponsor Chicago Botanic Garden, […]

Historical Garden Books – 92 in a series – The Garden : An Illustrated Weekly Journal Of Gardening In All Its Branches (1921)

Historical Garden Books – 92 in a series – The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal Of Gardening In All Its Branches (1921) (all collected issues for 1921 in one volume) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1871 Topics Gardening, Horticulture Publisher London : [s.n. Collection umass_amherst_libraries; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor UMass […]

Sweet Potato Sprout via Instagram

Sweet Potato Sprout These are the sweet potato sprouts that got planted in the earlier video. These were simply sprouted portions of store-bought potatoes. Follow Me On Instagram From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Sweet potato harvest complete and bed prepared for this season In The Garden…Sweet Potato via TikTok [Video] In […]

This Is the Easiest Way to Avoid Overwatering Plants, According to the Royal Horticultural Society via Apartment Therapy

Just like many other events (like our Small/Cool Experience!), the Royal Horticulture Society made their annual Chelsea Garden Show virtual for the first time in 107 years. While it’s not over, horticulturalist experts have already shared an abundance of tips on how to successfully grow your own plants—including a clever way on how to avoid overwatering it. Each day’s […]

If You’re New To Gardening, Start By Planting These 10 Plants via BuzzFeed

Tomatoes top The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s list of the best vegetables to grow for beginning gardeners. You can also grow tomatoes in hanging baskets if you live somewhere where outdoor growing space is in short supply. Just make sure that, wherever you plant them, they’ll get six hours of sunlight a day. You can see The Old Farmer’s Almanac guide […]

Property tax incentives for urban agriculture via City Farmer

Some states and cities have created tax incentives, like reductions in property taxes or tax rebates, to help encourage urban agriculture. Usually the state legislature passes an enabling statute allowing localities to choose to enact an incentive and giving the locality the authority to establish eligibility criteria, determine the process for granting and maintaining the […]

Backyard Wildlife Habitat: 30+ Projects and Ideas via Garden Therapy

If you want a thriving organic garden, you will need wildlife. I’m not talking deer, mice, and bears here, I’m talking bees, butterflies, ladybugs, birds, and other gardening pals, some that aren’t even wild! To attract them, you will need backyard wildlife habitat. A backyard habitat provides food, water, safe shelter, and nesting spaces for […]

In the garden…Green Onion Seeds via Tiktok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Green Onion Seeds ##garden ##gardening ##onion ##food ##grow ##seeds ##free ♬ 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 […]

Gardening Under Oaks: Learning to Love Dry-Shade Plants (Another Before & After) via Gossip in the Garden

Gardening under oak trees is tricky, to say the least. Sensitive to summer irrigation, fertilizers, and root disturbance means creating a garden near an oak tree requires a delicate touch.  That’s why the careful selection and placement of dry-shade-loving plants is critical for the tree’s overall health. Read Gardening Under Oaks: Learning to Love Dry-Shade Plants (Another […]

In the garden…Rehanging the hanging geranium pot via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Rehanging the hanging geranium pot ##garden ##gardeing ##geranium ##hangingpot ##container ##containergardening ♬ Gardening – Michael Bone * 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 […]