When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily

When Botany Was for Ladies via JSTOR Daily

In late nineteenth century America, botany was understood as implicitly feminine. Young women took to studying botany in a conjoining of interest, social acceptance, and readily available schooling and textbooks. The growing field welcomed a community of participants. Few of these women became professional botanists or earned higher degrees, but as teachers, collectors, observers, writers, and botanical organization members, they had a significant impact. They were, not least, a participatory audience in the culture of American botany, which might otherwise have been confined to the academy.

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These Talented Artists Will Inspire You to Get a Botanical Tattoo – Sunset via Sunset Magazine

You want a tattoo and are thinking of taking inspiration from the garden? You’re not alone. When it comes to choosing a design, you can’t really go wrong with the classics. The red rose is a tattoo standby for a reason: the flower has long held connotations of love and beauty, yet it’s also armed with thorns. It’s pretty much the only vintage flower tattoo that burly men have historically worn without compromising their masculinity. But it’s not the only botanical tattoo out there.

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In the garden…Acanthus (Bear’s Breeches) from A Gardener’s Notebook via TikTok

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In the garden…Acanthus (Bear’s Breeches) from A Gardener’s Notebook via TikTok

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How to Prune Garden Roses via Martha Stewart

It’s no secret that roses are falling back in fashion with home gardeners. In and out of vogue since the days of Cleopatra, these days we’re less crazed about the super tight, “Will-you-accept-this-rose” version of the flower and much more enamored with the garden variety—meaning old-school forms, such as those coming from the English floral breeder David Austin. Though roses have a reputation for being finicky and hard to care for, it’s easier than you’d think to grow your own. Feeding during their growing season and pruning during their dormant season one the basic rules to follow. Here’s everything you need to know to get the latter done.

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In the garden…Bees on Mexican Sage Flowers via TikTok [Video]

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Epiphyllum Flower via Instagram

Epiphyllum Flower

Epiphyllum Flower via Instagram

Another bud of the epiphyllum opened yesterday morning it looks to be followed quickly by many others. Lovely flowers and relatively easy to propagate and grow.

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In The Garden…Amazing #Epiphyllum Flower in the garden with more on the way [Video]

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Dazzling Dahlias – 26 in a series – The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore

Dazzling Dahlias – 26 in a series – The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore

Dazzling Dahlias - 26 in a series - The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore

Dazzling Dahlias - 26 in a series - The dahlia manual : a treatise on dahlia culture, illustrated by W. W Wilmore

PREFACE

MANY years ago, or to speak more exact, in the year 1881 , the author began his life study with the Dahlia as a subject. He entertained but little thought however, at that time, that he would ever be known among the commercial growers of the world, and still less thought that he would ever become the author of a modest little book. As a boy, he was captivated by the wiles of the Dahlia while looking at some fine blooms in a neighboring yard — a simple act, yet a life work grew out of it. tJFor a number of years his work with the Dahlia was confined to growing for pleasure only. His chief de- light, then as now, was in originating new varieties from seed. Gradually this work led to commercial growing. qin the following pages the aim will be to present such information as is commonly needed in successful Dahlia culture. This work is in no sense an advertising medium, neither will it attempt to cover all the field in minute detail. Conditions are almost as varied as localities, and any attempt to furnish rules and instructions that will apply under all these various conditions is beyond human reach. It will therefore be obvious to the reader that specific information is to be operative only so far as climatic and other conditions may render them of practical value.

W. W. WILMORE.



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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 29

From Gardening Don'ts (1913) by M.C. 29

DON’T altogether banish
any colours from your
garden: Nature is very cath-
olic, and knows better than
you do.

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