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Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 11 in a series

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 37 in a series – Dahlia Photo From @mani022400 on Instagram

Dazzling Dahlias – 37 in a series – Dahlia Photo From @mani022400 on Instagram An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 20 in a series – Dahlia Garden At The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Dazzling Dahlias – 30 in a series – Pink Dahlia via Bernadette […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 41

DON’T bound your am- bition by the desire to grow bigger and better plants and flowers than your neigh- bours, but try to make your little corner of the world as lovely as you can. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** […]

Historical Garden Books – 89 in a series – The floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany (1837)

Historical Garden Books – 89 in a series – The floral cabinet and magazine of exotic botany (1837) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date  1837 Topics  Plants, Ornamental , Plant introduction , Botanical illustration , Botany , Gardening Publisher London : William Smith Collection  biodiversity […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 46 in a series – Aztekium

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 46 in a series – Aztekium By Michael Wolf – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link The genus Aztekium contains two species of small globular cactus. Discovered in 1929 by F. Ritter, in Rayones, Nuevo León, Mexico, this genus was thought to be monotypic (with Aztekium ritteri) until a second species (Aztekium hintonii) was discovered by George S. Hinton, in Galeana, […]

If You’re New To Gardening, Start By Planting These 10 Plants via BuzzFeed

Tomatoes top The Old Farmer’s Almanac’s list of the best vegetables to grow for beginning gardeners. You can also grow tomatoes in hanging baskets if you live somewhere where outdoor growing space is in short supply. Just make sure that, wherever you plant them, they’ll get six hours of sunlight a day. You can see The Old Farmer’s Almanac guide […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 72 in a series – Baker Bros. Spring 1894 : roses, trees, plants, vegetable seeds, etc.

Historical Seed Catalogs – 72 in a series – Baker Bros. Spring 1894 : roses, trees, plants, vegetable seeds, etc. Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date  1894 Topics  Flowers Catalogs , Vegetables Seeds Catalogs , Commercial catalogs Texas Fort Worth Publisher Fort Worth, T.X. : Baker Bros. […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 36 in a series – How to Plant Dahlias via Longfield Gardens on YouTube

Dazzling Dahlias – 36 in a series – How to Plant Dahlias via Longfield Gardens on YouTube Simple how to steps to successfully plant dahlia bulbs An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 15 in a series – Growing and Caring for Dahlias via The Spruce […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 10 in a series

From the book, Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle (1914). Works Illustrated By Charles Robinson . There are many lovely pieces of art in this book and I will be sharing them over the next several weeks. You can download the entire book from the Internet Archive. Read/Download Our sentimental garden by Agnes Castle and Egerton Castle […]

The Surprising Backstory of Victory Gardens via JSTOR Daily

Cultivating the earth as a response to moments of crisis dates back over a century, but not just as a relaxing activity. During World War I, writes Rose Hayden-Smith, a major Victory Garden movement promoted the idea of gardening as a civic duty. The goal was to increase food production on the home front, under the […]