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June 2020

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum)

Interesting Plant: Harlequin Glorybower (Clerodendrum trichotomum) By Wendy Cutler from Vancouver, Canada – 20111029_Semlin11th_ClerodendrumTrichotomum_Cutler_P1160870Uploaded by PDTillman, CC BY 2.0, Link Discovered this via the article 13 unique and interesting plants to grow in your garden on the Greener Living Blog. There are quite a few plants I will highlight here in future posts. — Douglas Clerodendrum […]

22 Charming Chicken Coop Amenities via Country Living

You have your chicken coop all set up, but before you bring home your various breeds of chickens, don’t forget to accessorize—both with essential chicken-keeping elements and fun decorative accessories! Giving your chickens a cozy restful spot that accommodates their daily needs and habits is essential to raising happy—and prolific egg-laying—hens. Our Country Living panel of chicken experts […]

In the garden…Crows at their bath via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Crows at their bath ##crows ##corvids ##birds ##nature ##wildlife ##outdoors ##garden ♬ How Bad Can I Be? – Ed Helms * 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! […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Garden novelties, 1937 / Bristol Nurseries, Inc.. – 64 in a series

Historical Seed Catalogs: Garden novelties, 1937 / Bristol Nurseries, Inc.. – 64 in a series Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1937 Topics Nursery stock Connecticut Bristol Catalogs, Plants, Ornamental Catalogs, Shrubs Catalogs Publisher Bristol, Conn. : Bristol Nurseries, Inc. Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; biodiversity; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library Contributor […]

In the garden…Tooooooo hot! via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Tooooooo hot!A whole lotta nope in the garden today…at least until the sun goes down a bit. #he#at #ho#t #ga#rden #ga#rdening #su#mmer ♬ Hot Stuff – 70s Hits * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 29 in a series – Discover Otto’s Delight, a Dinnerplate Dahlia in delicate peach tones via B Town Blog

Dazzling Dahlias – 29 in a series – Discover Otto’s Delight, a Dinnerplate Dahlia in delicate peach tones via B Town Blog The romantic colors of Otto’s Delight are just one of many tones you can find in a “Dinnerplate Dahlia.” The term “Dinnerplate” refers to their very large flower, rather than an official variety. […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 2 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 […]

Tooooooo hot! via Instagram

Tooooooo hot! A whole lotta nope in the garden today…at least until the sun goes down a bit. From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Hot Lips Sage (Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’) – Plant Choice #3 for Embrace Your Space with Monrovia Salvia ”Hot Lips” via Instagram Salvia “Hot Lips” In The Garden […]

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 […]

Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins

Historical Garden Books – 80 in a series – Little gardens for boys and girls (1910) by Myrta Margaret Higgins Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org PREFACE THIS little book has been written out of my own experience in trying to help hundreds of boys and girls to find the true […]