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Over 100 Years Ago, the US Government Commissioned 7,500 Watercolor Paintings of Every Kind of Fruit in the Country via Morsel NEW YORK

A self-described artist and activist, Parker Higgins taught himself to code while working at the Electronic Frontier Foundation doing activism around free speech issues. “I’m most passionate about the way free speech issues intersect with questions of copyright and the public domain, and a sort of cultural commons,” said Higgins. With a background in information […]

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society

Historical Garden Books – 72 in a series – The California horticulturist and floral magazine (1870) by Bay District Horticultural Society A complete collection of this periodical newsletter with volume index. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org INTRODUCTORY. It is but right that the projectors of any new undertaking in the […]

Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Cherry Blossoms In The Neighborhood Saw these the last time I walked in the neighborhood in early March. From my Instagram Feed * 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 on […]

Spectacular Leaf Art Created from Golden Gingko Leaves via My Modern Met

Whether creating spiraling circles, a honeycomb, or a complex labyrinth, Hedrick carefully rakes the fallen leaves into intricate designs. She draws inspiration from environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy (whose visually striking nature art has also wowed us for years). With a background in landscape design and art, Hedrick sees her annual installations as a way to not only […]

The Breeze In The Trees – A Minute In The Garden for A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook In this episode: Blustery (and somewhat destructive) winds toss the pine trees in the garden. Help Support A Gardener’ Notebook! Buy Garden and flower photography products available from http://DouglasEWelch.com/shop   Consider a donation via PayPal to support more garden posts, podcasts and videos! Follow A Gardener’s Notebook on […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 14

DON’T, when you see a border of flowers over which many hours of patient toil have been expended, fix your attention exclusively on a sun-dial in the middle of a brick path and ask your hostess if she is sure that it is set correctly! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

Historical Garden Books – 64 in a series – Victory Garden: Leader’s Handbook by United States Department of Agriculture (1943)

Historical Garden Books – 64 in a series – Victory Garden: Leader’s Handbook by United States Department of Agriculture (1943) 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 these books may be available from your local library. Check it […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 13

DON’T, if your neighbour prides himself on the beauty of the garden he has made, tell him that the fine trees he found there when he came constitute its chiefbeauty! 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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 63 in a series – A Treatise on the Culture of the Apple & Pear: And on the Manufacture of Cider & Perry (1801) by Thomas Andrew Knight

Historical Garden Books – 63 in a series – A Treatise on the Culture of the Apple & Pear: And on the Manufacture of Cider & Perry (1801) by Thomas Andrew Knight Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many […]

Historical Garden Books – 62 in a series – The tree book by Inez N. McFee

Historical Garden Books – 62 in a series – The tree book by Inez N. McFee Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FOREWORD In this little volume the author has brought together an interesting fund of information concerning the life history of the common species of American trees, and such […]