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Douglas E. Welch

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower)

Interesting Plant: Fritillaria meleagris (Snake’s head fritillary/Guinea Hen Flower) By Michael Apel – Own work, CC BY 3.0, Link Fritillaria meleagris is a Eurasian species of flowering plant in the lily family.[2][3][4] Its common names include snake’s head fritillary, snake’s head (the original English name), chess flower, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, guinea flower, leper lily (because its shape resembled the bell once carried by lepers), Lazarus bell, chequered lily, chequered daffodil, drooping tulip or, in northern Europe, simply fritillary.[5] The […]

Historical Seed Catalogs – 69 in a series – Farm and garden supplies by Griffith & Turner Co (1898)

Historical Seed Catalogs – 69 in a series – Farm and garden supplies by Griffith & Turner Co (1898) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, Torrent from Archive.org SEE MORE: Publication date 1898 Topics Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs, Agricultural implements Catalogs Publisher Baltimore : Griffith & Turner Co. Collection usda-nurseryandseedcatalog; usdanationalagriculturallibrary; fedlink; americana; biodiversity Digitizing sponsor U.S. Department of Agriculture, National […]

Pink Daylily 1 via Instagram

Pink Daylily 1 From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: A Bit of Daylily Spring – Cases, Totes, Cards and More! Photo: Get these Daylily cards on a variety of products at http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – Please share with friends who might be interested. Over 75 other designs to chose from #flower #flowerstagram #garden #daylily […]

Pink Daylily Fantasy via TikTok [Video]

Part of a series from A Gardener’s Notebook @douglaswelch Pink Daylily Fantasy ##daylily ##flowers ##slomo ##garden ##gardening ##plants ##closeup ♬ Alice in Wonderland – Joanna Wang * 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! † Available from […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 33 in a series – Yellow Dahlia via Kristen Fletcher on Flickr

Dazzling Dahlias – 33 in a series – Yellow Dahlia via Kristen Fletcher on Flickr Photo: Kristen Fletcher on Flickr 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 – 15 in a […]

Artwork from Our Sentimental Garden (1914) – 7 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 […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 37

DON’T, when you call at a new house on a wind- swept hill, where flowers re- fuse to grow, forget to admire the view. 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. […]

Historical Garden Books – 85 in a series – The florist and pomologist (1879)

Historical Garden Books – 85 in a series – The florist and pomologist (1879) Download in Text, PDF, Single Page JPG, TORRENT from Archive.org See more like this: Publication date 1879 Topics Flower gardening Periodicals, Fruit-culture Periodicals, Gardening Periodicals, Flower gardening Great Britain Periodicals, Fruit-culture Great Britain Periodicals, Gardening Great Britain Periodicals Publisher London : “Journal of Horticulture” Office Collection usdanationalagriculturallibrary; biodiversity; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor […]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video]

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents – 42 in a series – A Variety of Succulents via TheHappyPlant on TikTok [Video] @thehappyplant ##succulents ##plantlover ##gardening101 ##planttips ##succulentwall ##backyardvibes ##foryou ##plantparents ##thehappyplant ♬ Intentions (Instrumental Version) [Originally Performed by Justin Bieber & Quavo] – Elliot Van Coup     Follow @agardenersnotebook on Instagram Like A Gardener’s Notebook […]

Tomatoes Coming On via Instagram

Tomatoes Coming On The first signs of fruit on our tomato plants. From my Instagram Feed Read more on this topic: Photo: Heirloom tomatoes at Farmer’s Market Tomatoes of all shapes and sizes via Instagram Tomatoes in March?! via My Instagram Heirloom tomatoes at the local Farmers Market via My Instagram Little tomatoes for making sauce […]