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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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 14 in a series – Lover’s Walk by Thomas Hawk via Flickr

Dazzling Dahlias – 14 in a series – Lover’s Walk by Thomas Hawk via Flickr Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook * 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! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 13 in a series – 4 Echeveria

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 13 in a series – 4 Echeveria The Succulents Box web site offers up this collection of Echeveria and I thought it might provide you some inspiration for your collection. All of these look quite lovely. It is always nice to know that you don’t have to subscribe to services […]

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 […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 13 in a series – Dahlia in the Dust via Sofia Weström on WTSocial

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook An amazing photo of this dahlia. Typically I don’t like flash photos, but this one seems to make the flower shimmer and shine.  See Dahlia in the Dust on WT.Social * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 12 in a series – Yellow Hedgehog Echinopsis Flower

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 12 in a series – Yellow Hedgehog Echinopsis Flower Yellow Hedgehog Echinopsis flowerProbably this cultivar, Echinopsis cv. Yellow California: Great time to visit the Cactus garden. Lots in bloom now, lots of buds for more soon! Via Peter D. Tillman on Flickr Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 12 in a series – Dahlia ‘Fur Elise’ via Longwood Gardens

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook The flowers of dahlia Fur Elise fit this color profile and have all the tropical warmth of a perfectly ripe mango. They are a classic, decorative dahlia shape and measure 3 to 4″ across — the ideal size for mixed arrangements. Combined with burgundy and purple it’s a definite wow.   * A […]

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. […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 11 in a series – Opuntia Transplant In My Garden

Prickly-Pear Cactus (Opuntia) A couple of years ago I was able to take several paddles from a neighbor’s prickly Pear cactus. All five of these petals have grown into healthy, new, large plants. Now I am taking the time to transplant them into the garden from the pots where they had been growing. Two of […]

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 […]