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White roses in the neighborhood via Instagram

White roses in the neighborhood There is always something worth photographing in the neighborhood if you only take the time to see it.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List See all my garden, flowers and nature related products at  DouglasEWelch.com/shop/ […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 10

DON’T let fashion rule you : if you love old- time flowers, find a place for them, and if you think a rose should be sweet-smelling, DON’T be beguiled into buying the very latest thing, with blooms as big as a saucer, but scent- less. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

Bewitched roses in my garden via Instagram

Bewitched roses in my garden The winter rains have arrived, my rose pruning was done a week or so ago, and these blooms are already appearing. I’m seeing lots of growth on all the rose plants, some of which we transplanted into pots so we can move them to a sunnier place in the garden. […]

New growth on old rose via Instagram

New growth on old rose A few weeks ago, I trimmed back all my roses, as they had gone completely dormant. This is important to do every year as it stimulates growth right as we get the majority of our rain each year. I was happy to see that all the roses are now throwing […]

White Roses via Instagram

White Roses Along my neighborhood walk. These while roses never fail to make a show a couple of times each year.  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: Another Scene in the Cal Poly Pomona Rose […]

O my Luve is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June; via Instagram

O my Luve is like a red, red rose That’s newly sprung in June;O my Luve is like the melody That’s sweetly played in tune. — Robert Burns  and Follow Join A Gardener’s Notebook on Facebook Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Read more on this topic: A […]

Historical Garden Books: The Gardeners’ chronicle : a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects (1892) – 51 in a series

Historical Garden Books: The Gardeners’ chronicle : a weekly illustrated journal of horticulture and allied subjects (1892) – 51 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of […]

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series

Historical Garden Books: Horticulture: An Illustrated Magazine by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1904-1905) – 50 in a series Annual, bound, editions of each newsletter throughout the year. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FLOWERS IN HISTORY In all ages and among all nations there has always been an especial reverence paid […]

Historical Garden Books: American medicinal plants (1887) by Charles Frederick Millspaugh – 41 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old gardening books (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Conard & Jones Co. roses (1920) – 28 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]