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Dreaming of Kale via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Dreaming of Kale Using up all my old seeds, so crossing fingers that these germinate. I love this is soups and such. 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 […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: The Wing Seed Co (1918) – 55 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   INTRODUCTION ONCE MORE it is our pleasure to greet customers, both old and new, and to wish them the best of every- thing for the coming year. The past year has […]

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd

Historical Garden Books – 68 in a series – Productive vegetable growing by John William Lloyd Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE Books on vegetable production have been written from the viewpoint of the East, West, North and South. The present volume is written from the viewpoint of conditions as […]

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford

Historical Garden Books – 67 in a series – A-B-C of vegetable gardening by Eben Eugene Rexford Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   FOREWORD NOT everybody has a garden. Some deny themselves the pleasure and the profit of one because they have never had any experience in gardening, and have […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Webster’s mammoth packet & bulk seeds (1900) – 54 in a series Read this entire catalog Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org TO THE TRADE: I am glad of this opportunity to present you with my “Wholesale List of High Grade Seeds* I realize fully that QUALITY COUNTS […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Stokes seeds for summer planting : July 15, 1918 – 43 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Until the Boys Come Home WE AMERICANS are pledging ourselves to put forth high courage every new day, regardless of reverses, to live right all the time, which […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seed annual : a gardeners, truckers and farmers by American Seed Company (1911) – 42 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Seed annual : a gardeners, truckers and farmers by American Seed Company (1911) – 42 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org   CUSTOMERS, PATRONS AND FRIENDS: WE greet you again with our best thanks for your very liberal patronage with which you favored us the […]

Green Bean Still Life via Instagram

What is your favorite vegetable? Leave a comment and share! Green Bean Still Life I’m always intrigued by the quality of vegetables-both as food and photographic subjects-at the Sherman Oaks farmers market. We try to visit weekly to pick up fresh veg for the house and enjoy a few moments outdoors. Over the years I’ve taken many photos […]

Event: Tomatomania San Fernando Valley, March 16-18, 2019

Tapia Brothers, Encino, CA – March 16-18 For almost 20 years one of Los Angeles’ oldest garden traditions meets one of its newest sensations as Tapia Brothers Farm Stand hosts the largest of the TOMATOMANIA! seedling sales. We’ll showcase almost 300 tomato varieties (yes, you read that right) and offer everything you’ll need to have the most successful tomato […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Catalog, L.A. Watkins Merchandise Company (1904) – 15 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 […]