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From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 12

DON’T, when you are being shown a garden more celebrated for its pic- turesqueness than for the spotless tidiness of its borders, fix your eye on a flourishing nettle, and ask your friend how many gardeners she keeps ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 11

  DON’T, if you wish to please a friend who has designed a very artistic garden, remark: ‘How charminglyrustic you have made it all.’   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. 10

DON’T let fashion rule you : if you love old- time flowers, find a place for them, and if you think a rose should be sweet-smelling, DON’T be beguiled into buying the very latest thing, with blooms as big as a saucer, but scent- less. Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 09

DON’T, because you ad- mire someone else’s garden, try to make yours exactly like it : no two women can be charming in the same way, and no two gardens ! 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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 08

DON’T say to those who come to see your garden: ‘Ah, you should have been here last week; I have never seen such a blaze of colour. Now, of course, everything is over ;’ or (knowing they are just going abroad), ‘If you could only come in a fort- night’s time, I should really have […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 07

DON’T be too tidy destroy the weeds but let the flowers riot a bit. Who can be more untidy than Dame 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. Check […]