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Historical Garden Books – 74 in a series – The Cactaceae : descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family (1919) by Nathaniel Lord Britton, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson)

Historical Garden Books – 74 in a series – The Cactaceae : descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family (1919) by Nathaniel Lord Britton, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Rose, J. N. (Joseph Nelson) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org Find more books and magazine in the subject areas:  1919 […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 30 in a series – The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes

The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus reveals how easy, hardy, and rewarding cactus can be for home gardeners. Succulent plant expert Scott Calhoun picks 100 of the best cactus available and shows how they can make striking additions to your garden. Information includes advice […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 22 in a series – The Dahlia Society of California

Dazzling Dahlias – 21 in a series – Dahlias: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden By Naomi Slade and Georgianna Lane     The Dahlia Society of California (DSC) is the San Francisco chapter of the American Dahlia Society. It was organized in 1917 under the laws of the California, two years after the American Dahlia […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: A book for garden lovers: Schling’s seeds annual catalogue (1936) – 58 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: A book for garden lovers: Schling’s seeds annual catalogue (1932) – 58 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org For Putting-Greens Consists of only really fine-bladed grasses of a rich deep green color, including a liberal quantity of tne highest grade South German Bent. It is […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 25

DON’T forget that your garden is your own ; there is nothing more depress- ing than a ‘gardener’s garden.’ 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 be available from your local library. Check it out! Read more […]

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture (1908)

Historical Garden Books – 73 in a series – The ABC and XYZ of bee culture; a cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee; bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary (1908) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page […]

How to Identify Bulb Plants via Hunker

The term “bulb” generally applies to the underground organ of a plant that stores energy and allows the plant to survive during its dormancy (usually during the winter months). Planting bulbs in the fall for spring blooms is extremely popular among gardeners. There are also bulbs which can be planted in the spring for summer […]

10 Plants Gardenista Readers Will Never Grow Again via Gardenista

Over on our Facebook page, we posed a question: What’s a plant you’ll never grow again? Gardenista readers came out in droves to share horror stories about the plants that took over their gardens, and threatened to take over their lives. Although it’s important to remember the old adage that “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure” in […]

10 Ways to Create a Secret Garden via Houzz

No matter where your plot of land is — in the heart of a bustling city or down a quiet lane — there’s an opportunity to make your garden feel like a secret, secluded space. The best secret gardens not only feel private, but they also have a certain magic about them, evoking the sense […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Dreer’s garden calendar (1877) – 57 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Dreer’s garden calendar (1877) – 57 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org WE invite our friends and patrons to visit our establishments at No. 714 Chestnut street, and Riverton, N. J. In the former may be found Vegetable and Flower Seeds of undoubted character, and […]