Historical Garden Books – 71 in a series – Making a garden to bloom this year by Grace Tabor (1912)

Historical Garden Books – 71 in a series – Making a garden to bloom this year by Grace Tabor (1912)

Historical Garden Books - 71 in a series - Making a garden to bloom this year by Grace Tabor

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THE
HOUSE & GARDEN
MAKING
BOOKS

IT is the intention of the publishers to make this series of little volumes, of which Making a Garden to Bloom This Tear is one, a complete library of authoritative and well illustrated hand- books dealing with the activities of the home- maker and amateur gardener. Text, pictures and diagrams will, in each respective book, aim to make perfectly clear the possibility of having, and the means of having, some of the more important features of a modern country or sub- urban home. Among the titles already issued or planned for early publication are the following : Making a Bose Garden; Making a Lawn; Making a Tennis Court; Making a Fireplace; Making Paths and Driveways; Making a Poultry House ; Making a Garden with Hotbed and Coldframe; Making Built-in Bookcases , Shelves and Seats; Making a Bock Garden; Making a Water Gar- den; Making a Perennial Border; Making the Grounds Attractive with Shrubbery; Making a Naturalized Bulb Garden; with others to be announced later.

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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 28 in a series – Flowering Echeveria On The Porch

Flowering Echeveria On The Porch

Flowering Echeveria On The Porch

My wife, @drrosannewelch has been tending a collection of orphaned succulents. This one rewarded us with a bloom.

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Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) via Instagram

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Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow)

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow) via Instagram

Part of the nightshade family but oh so pretty. The colors of the flowers change over time.

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Dreaming of Kale via Instagram

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Using up all my old seeds, so crossing fingers that these germinate. I love this is soups and such.

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Nasturtiums Rising via Instagram

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Nasturtiums Rising via Instagram

New nasturtiums rising in our new SIP planters on our new fence. 🙂

Nasturtiums will be both pretty and edible. Nice combination.

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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 22

From Gardening Don'ts (1913) by M.C. 22

DON’T be too definite.

Where everything is cut
and dried, charm vanishes.

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Historical Garden Books – 70 in a series – The Cottage gardener v.1 (1849)

Historical Garden Books – 70 in a series – The Cottage gardener v.1 (1849)

Historical Garden Books - 70 in a series - The Cottage gardener  v.1 (1849)

Historical Garden Books - 70 in a series - The Cottage gardener  v.1 (1849)

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Heartily, though briefly, will we thank you for the support you have bestowed upon us ; and for having thus enabled us to complete the First Volume of The Cottage Gardener so prosperously as to leave us without any anxiety but how to render its future pages still more useful. To effect this, no effort on our part shall be absent ; and if, to sustain this effort, we obtain your continued patronage, and that blessing without which the pen and the spade are plied in vain, we shall effectively pursue our course through years to come, rejoicing at our success in diffusing, among even the humblest cultivators of our native islands, sound Practice, guided by Science, and not untinted by Eehgion.

 

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Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 27 in a series – Miami Succulent Garden Nursery Sells The Most Adorable Cactus Creations

Miami Succulent Garden Nursery Sells The Most Adorable Cactus Creations

Succulents are a plant-killers best friend, not just because they’re hardy, but they’re extremely versatile and all-around adorable. If these low-maintenance beauties are your newest obsession or you’re looking to just begin your collection, there’s an amazing nursery in Miami that you have to add to your to-visit list, Isaac Farms! From rows upon rows of beautiful succulents to creative creations, you’ll find just about everything cactus-related here.

The owners of Isaac Farms have been operating since 2001 when they first started off as landscapers. Since 2007, they’ve focused solely on succulents, and even travel the world in search of new and exotic species to bring home to Florida.

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Your Composting Questions Answered via Gardenerd [Video]

Christy Wilhelmi of Gardenerd answers a bunch of composting questions, from “what are browns and greens?” to “what is finished compost supposed to look like?” Watch and learn a thing or two.
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Hibiscus In The Sun via Instagram

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Hibiscus In The Sun

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Our yellow hibiscus is flowering dramatically after all the rain of the last 2 weeks.

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