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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 32

DON’T forget the humble plants in your garden ; the wall-flowers, forget-me- nots, scillas and others, which can be lifted and forced gently, just as well as lilacs and azaleas, to brighten your rooms in early Spring. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 31

DON’T be narrow-minded.Give your neighbour a bit of that rare plant he covets, even if there lurks a tiny hope that it won’t flourish quite as well as it has done with you! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 30

DON’T be frightened of mixing colours: it is the hard artificial shades that clash, but very seldom the soft, melt- ing ones of Nature. 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. […]

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. 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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 28

DON’T force a rock gar- den into your scheme, or include it, unless, in the place you have chosen Nature could conceivably, even in her most eccentric mood, have here flung down a heap of heterogeneous stones ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 27

DON’T neglect the attrac- tions of a vista, either ending in a culminating point, or vague and mysterious, as in a copse. 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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 26

DON’T give him a free hand with that weed- killer, or you may miss the many joys of the unexpected : the self-sown double daisy on the steps, the tiny fern grow- ing in a chink of the wall, and the self-invited pink anemone peeping out of your path between the bricks. Read and Download […]

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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 24

DON’T be too depressed when it rains incessantly look over your seed cata- logues, and remember how good moisture is for your neighbour’s roots ! 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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 23

DON’T grumble if the sun shines persistently for two or three months, but bless, praise, and enjoy the novel sensation ! 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! […]